External USB optical reader

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by devilish, Jan 23, 2009.

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  1. Anyone got any advice regarding one of the above.

    Just got myself a new netbook, it didn't come with a CD/DVD/RW built in, so obviously need to buy an external one.

    Just some pointers and possible cost would be great,

    thanks in advance.
     
  2. msr

    msr LE

  3. Shameless bump.
     
  4. Thanks MSR, bumped that just as you posted.
     
  5. You don't need to buy the optical reader IF you create an ISO file on your main computer and port it over to the Netbook on either a USB drive or SD card.

    However if you really want a portable dvd drive then

    USB DVD/CD-RW 1

    USB DVD/CD-RW 2

    I know that they are slightly more expensive than some others but they don't require an external power source