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Samsung Ships SE-S084D Slim External DVD Writer

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that its new slim external DVD writer, the SE-S084D optical disc drive (ODD), is now available worldwide.

According to the statement, featuring a sleek design with a stylish metallic centerline, the SE-S084D won an iF Product Award Design, sponsored out of Hannover, Germany. The SE-S084D features a rounded shape and is available in seven colors. Its compact size is 20% smaller and 25% lighter than conventional DVD writers.

“With a more compact footprint and lighter weight than competitive offerings, the new external DVD writer delivers high performance with a USB power source to eliminate electrical outlet requirements. As an eco-friendly product, the DVD writer is manufactured with lead-free soldering technology. The drive is also compliant to international environmental regulations that limit the use of materials such as Pb, Cd, Cr+6, Hg, PBBs and PBDE,” said John Suh, Director of Samsung Semiconductor Inc. Optical Disc Drive Division Sales Team.

The SE-S084D DVD writer is compatible with all major operating systems, including Windows 7 and Mac OS. The new DVD writer features Buffer Under Run technology to prevent errors that result from writing speeds that exceed data transfer speeds, while also enabling PC multi-tasking.

The external drive provides a variety of speeds across different data media types including: 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD±R recording, 5X DVD-RAM recording, 6X DVD+R Dual Layer recording, 6X DVD-R Dual Layer recording, 8X DVD+RW recording and 6X DVD-RW recording.

The SE-S084D is available worldwide with a MSRP starting at $69.99.

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