The new slim, external DVD/CD writer is ideal for Laptop users on the go. It's portable, easy to connect and offers broad format compatibility. Professionals on-the-go can easily connect this stylish recordable DVD/CD writer and transport it with them wherever they go. The new drive is 138 x 22 x 162mm and weighs just over one pound. It supports multiple DVD media formats and plugs into standard IEEE 1394 (FireWire) and USB 2.0 ports.

Write Support
  • DVD-R 4.7GB*1, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
  • CD-R 700MB (Type 80), CD-R 650MB (Type 74), CD-RW, High Speed CD-RW
Read Support
  • DVD-ROM & DVD-Video (Single & Dual Layer) DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
  • CD-ROM Mode 1, CD-ROM XA Mode 2 (Form1, Form2) CD-DA CD-EXTRA (CD Plus), Video CD, Photo-CD (Single or Multi-session) CD-Text, CD-R, CD-RW
Write Speed
  • 2X*2, 1X
  • 2X (Requires 2X DVD-RW Media), 1X
  • 2.4X
  • 2.4X
  • 16X(Max), 12X, 8X, 4X
  • 10X (Requires High-Speed CD-RW Media), 4X
Read Speed
  • Max 8X CAV
  • Max 8X CAV
  • Max 4X CAV
  • Max 4X CAV
  • Max 24X CAV
  • Max 24X CAV
Other Specifications
  • 2 MB
  • Horizontal and Vertical
  • IEEE1394 and USB 2.0/1.1(USB 1.1 supported at significantly slower speeds)
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP, 2000, ME & 98SE
Description File Size
DVR-SK12D Warranty Statement (in English) 155 kb
DVR-SK12D Warranty Statement (in French) 119 kb
DVR-SK12D Box Insert Notice regarding a Win98 Driver 32 kb
DVR-SK12D Box Insert Notice regarding an update for Nero 5.5 27 kb
DVD Media Compatibility Chart 84 kb
Description File Size
DVR-SK12D Windows98-USB 2.0 Driver 154 kb
Device Info & firmware level detector 232 kb