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External slimline DVD Writer

External DVD Multi Writer:

DRX-S90U A highly convenient accessory for your notebook – especially when it comes to connectivity! Is your portable PC missing a built-in DVD or CD writer? This slim, sleek and efficient drive is the optimal solution. And our new DRX-S90U couldn‘t be easier to transport, enabling it to accompany you anywhere, anytime. Its USB Y cable transfers data and supplies power, making it extremely practical. This cable can be stowed inside a built-in cable duct at the bottom of the drive. The DRX-S90U reads and records all DVD and CD formats not only under Windows® 7, Vista and XP, but also under Mac OS.

The box includes:

DRX-S90U Drive External DVD Multi Writer: DRX-S90U (2/3)

Read speed: DVD 8x / CD 24x max Write speed: DVD+R/-R: DVD+RW: DVD-RW: DVD+R9: DVD-R DL: DVD-RAM: CD-R: CD-RW:

8x max 8x max 6x max 6x max 6x max 5x max 24x max 24x max

USB Y cable for power supply and data transfer. It can be stowed inside a built-in cable duct at the bottom of the drive

Software disc with online User Manual containing documentation in 14 EU languages Quick Start Guide Nero Express 10 Essentials DVD/CD mastering software

Bus-powered Hi-Speed USB 2.0 USB cable duct for easy stowage Buffer Under-run Protection 12cm and 8cm media supported 320 g weight One of the leading suppliers ofeject Optical Disc Drives. Emergency

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customers, we constantly optimize quality and efficiency. We provide you with products which not only meet your highest demands, but will surpass your expectations. Sony Optiarc Europe – we are your specialist for perfect Optical Disc Drives.

8x DVD Multi Writer: DRX-S90U

Transform your notebook into a complete multimedia center. Get the new DRX-S90U and your notebook will be busier than ever. This slim, lightweight drive offers you a breathtaking variety of options and possibilities. When it comes to modern multimedia applications, the DRX-S90U is a highly versatile champion. It is bundled with award-winning Nero software, works perfectly with USB 2.0 and gives you the full choice of DVD and CD read or write formats.

Technical Specifications 8x DVD Multi Writer: DRX-S90U

Read Speed



8x CAV (max. 11,000 kByte/s)

24x CAV (max. 3,600 kByte/s)

Write Speed


8x CAV (max. 11,000 kByte/s)

24x CAV (max. 3,600 kByte/s)


6x ZCLV (max. 8,300 kByte/s)


6x ZCLV (max. 8,300 kByte/s)

24x CAV (max. 3,600 kByte/s)


5x ZCLV (max. 6,900 kByte/s)


8x CAV (max. 11,000 kByte/s)


6x ZCLV (max. 8,300 kByte/s)


8x ZCLV (max. 11,000 kByte/s)

180 ms

150 ms

Access Time Mechanism Interface

Tray load mechanism High Speed USB 2.0, Bus-powered

Burst Transfer Rate

480 Mbit/s

Cache Memory Media/Modes Supported Writing Methods Compatibility

1 MByte DVD-ROM, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+R9, DVD+RW, DVD-Video, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD Audio, CD Extra, CD Text, CD-I Ready, CD Bridge, Photo CD, Video CD, Hybrid CD DAO (disc at once), SAO (session at once), TAO (track at once) with zero gap, variable or fixed packet, multisession Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7 Professional, Mac OS (Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard or later)

Weight Dimensions

320 g 136.5 x 19 x 152 mm

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External slimline DVD Writer DRX-S90U

Status: August 2011

External DVD Multi Writer: DRX-S90U  
External DVD Multi Writer: DRX-S90U