The all new Asus SDRW-08D3S-U is the first standalone external optical drive that is dedicated to smart TVs and tablet devices. It can easily be connected to various devices through USB 2.0, and supports AV function as well. In addition, the drive is fully compatible with Windows and Mac OS.
Asus SDRW-08D3S-U lets you keep all your data safe using 256-bit encryption. Moreover, it also support features like password controlled access and hidden file folder masking, so all your information are kept secure and private always. Since the optical drive measures 20mm and weighs just 365g, you can carry it anywhere easily as well.
The SDRW-08D3S-U can be connected to different devices via USB 2.0 or by using one-press AV function which automatically syncs the optical drive with tablets, PCs and smart TVs, so you can enjoy multimedia playback in anywhere in the house without any setups. This can be very useful in situations where devices don’t come with a built-in optical drive.
To offer better flexibility, the Asus SDRW-08D3S-U DVD writer is compatible with multiple operating systems. Unlike standard external drives, the Asus optical drive comes with a unique Zen-like design and delivers ASUS AVWHERE optical media convenience. The external panel has a glossy finish and an embedded optical disc like design on the forepart.
The SDRW-08D3S-U is very slim and compact, and comes packed with a stand that lets you place the optical drive on a desk either vertically or horizontally based on your preference. It doesn’t require any dedicated power adapter, as it draws power from USB 2.0 port, so users can easily carry it anywhere and also use it in different situations. Price details are yet to be announced.