External Cd Drive
There are moments in our lives where our Cd-Rom or disk drives get faulty, or because of our work and our requirements, on Cd-drive is not enough, or our computer or tablet or mac doesn’t have a CD Drive and we want to run Cds and we want to be able to read Cds and write them even, In such cases, we need an external Cd-Drive. So basically external CD-drive is not going to fit in your pc or laptop, you have to place it on the laptop or somewhere else. And then you have to connect a CD drive with your computer or laptop or mac through the USB. After some time the CD rom will install drivers automatically, and once it is done with that, you can put in cds and dvds in it and run them, and some of the Cd drives come with the option of writing Cds and dvds, so you can create your own.
Because there is a great demand for such external Cd-drives, there are numerous brands that produce them. And then there are flagship companies like LG, Dell which also produce them. But the other companies have a tough time in competing with the flagship brands, so they try to innovate their devices. This innovation not always goes the right way. So their products become faulty. In order to avoid that, we have reviewed some of the best products from both flagship brands and common brands and also compared them to find out which external Cd drive is of your choice. Our review is based on a set of specifications.
Specifications are basically abilities and qualities that a device, machine and a product has. They tell the user about the know how of the device, also they make sure that the customer buys the product of their choice. When it comes to external Cd drives, its specifications are its quality, its design, its interface and warranty.
Quality of the product is always the most important specification. It determines two things, first one being the overall durability and the second one being the performance. If a device has been made with top quality materials, it definitely will last longer than other products and similarly would perform better as well. One must always check the quality of a product before buying it to ensure that the product they are buying will last for the desired period of time.
Although design is not as much important as quality. But in today’s time, design has an impact on our lives. If a device has been design in a bad looking way, it will give an extremely bad and out dated outlook. As the designs of every product were improved with time and were a proponent of modernity too. So always look for Cd drives having a good design.
In the interface section, we have also covered the overall performance and the capabilities of the external Cd Drives. So basically the Cd drives come in different types, some are R/W Cd drives, some have the ability to run and burn Dvds. Choosing the right type depends entirely on the preference of the user.
Warranty is on the last of our list of specifications. But it is surely not the least because it determines the credibility of the seller and also the overall quality of the product. If the product has a warranty on it, it saves you from a lot of trouble in getting the device repaired or exchanged in case you have got a faulty one.
Based on these specifications, we have reviewed and recommended some of the best products.
Dell DW316 External USB Slim DVD R/W Optical Drive 429-AAUX:
This is a plug and play Cd drive, which means you just have to plug it in and it will work perfectly. It is very light and weighs just 200 grams, also it is very low price and is just 14mm thick. This External Cd drive has the ability to read and write Cds and Dvds. It has a very simple design and the trademark dell logo on top. It can be bought for just 25-55$.
ASUS ZenDrive Ultra Slim Mac Compatible External DVD Optical Drive:
This ultra slim Cd drive is just 13mm thick. It is one of the lightest external Cd drives. It has the ability to read and write Cds. It has a great design and also it has compatibility for both windows and mac. The price of this product is on the lower side and can be bought for 14-34$.
LG Electronics 8X USB 2.0 Super Multi Ultra Slim Portable DVD Drive:
This amazing product from LG has a USB 2.0 interface (up to 480Mbits/s, USB 3.0 Compatible). It has Maximum 8x DVDR Write Speed and Maximum 24x CD Write Speed. It has a total thickness of just 14mm. It can be bought in a price range of 15-35$.
Cocopa USB 3.0 External CD Drive:
This is one of the most stylish external cd drives. It has a USB 3.0 support and it is also plug and play which makes it extremely easy to use. This device has support for windows, mac and linux as well. It is ultra thin and it can be bought for just 18-38$.
Gipow External DVD CD Drive & CD DVD +/-RW Writer:
This is one of the most exquisite Cd drives in the market with a 3.0 usb interface and a wonderful plug and play design. It also has multi professional use and with this u can read and write Cds and Dvds. Moreover the seller provides a 30 day money back guarantee and also a 12 month warranty on the product. It can be bought in a price range of 16-36$.
|Product Description||Dell-Dw316 Cd-Drive||Asus Zen drive||Cocopa External Cd Drive||Gipow External Cd Drive|
|Supports||Windows, Mac||Windows, Mac||Windows, Mac, Linux||Windows, Mac|
|Plug and play||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Warranty||Not Specified||Not Specified||Not Specified||12 months|
The flagship companies and other brands share the same price, and the same specifications. Their qualities are also very good and they are designed in such a way that they have great designs and also that they give a great outlook. They are not very expensive and are a must have for every person in need of them.