The ASUS SDRW-08D1S-U External Slim DVD Writer – Slim, Speedy & Secure

The SDRW-08D1S-U DVD writer is the ideal choice for users seeking
a fashionable, reliable and secure way to back-up their personal files
and media – both at home, at work and on the move.

The USB power feature makes the drive ultra portable and low in power
consumption. The intuitive drag-and-drop interface provides a fast and
easy way for anyone to copy files regardless of how proficient at
computers they might be – making the SDRW-08D1S-U a truly accessible
device for the whole family.

Available now from a range of high street and online retailers, the SDRW-08D1S-U drive is priced at GBP49.99 inc. VAT.

Key Features:

  • Slim, elegant design – portable and fashionable
  • USB powered – can be used anywhere without power cables
  • Low power consumption – better for the environment
  • Drag and Drop interface for backing up data – easy to use
  • Turbo Engine provides faster performance
  • Disk Encryption for added password security on files
  • Write discs at speeds of up to 8X– see specifications for more details

USB Power means greener computing and ultra portability:

The SDRW-08D1S-U drive is USB powered – so the drive will operate by
taking the power required from the computer it is connected to –
absolutely no power cables or adapters are needed. Users just need to
connect the drive to either one or two USB ports on their computer
using the Y-shape USB cable provided in the package, and they are ready
to backup all of their important data. Not having to be connected to a
wall socket means users are not restricted to using the drive in one
location. Combined with a portable computer such as an ASUS Eee PC
netbook, users can burn data, movies and music to disc wherever and
whenever they wish.

The USB power feature does not just add convenience for users. It
also means the device has low power consumption – making it a kinder
choice for the environment and one step closer to truly green

Simple and intuitive drag-and-drop design for copying files to disc:

Many CD/DVD writing software applications present users with a
complex number of steps and options in order to burn even the simplest
data disc. The SDRW-08D1S-U drive brings a welcome alternative,
featuring a thumbnail ‘drag-and-drop’ interface for copying files to

The concept is simple – drag the file onto the thumbnail and click
to burn (see below). Such a straightforward process makes copying files
to disc simple and easy for anyone to do – even Gran can copy her
favourite pictures of the kids to share!

The SDRW-08D1S-U also has the latest CyberLink software included for those users who seek more advanced burning options.

Disk Encryption for added security and peace of mind:

The Disk Encryption feature allows users to add passwords to either
the whole disc, or just some of the content, providing reassurance that
any private information copied to disc can be secure from unwanted

Turbo Engine:

The SDRW-08D1S-U drive features Turbo Engine technology, boosting
the connection and data transfer speed between the external drive and
the USB cable – to give users an even speedier result when writing data
to discs.

Contemporary design for a fashionable accessory:

ASUS have paved the way in providing ‘fashionable’ choices for
notebooks and netbooks, and such design extends to the accessories.

The SDRW-08D1S-U drive has a high glossy casing in either black or
white, and with a vertical stand design is sleek and seamless for
modern homes.



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