Power supply comes directly from the notebook through the enclosed USB cable, so there is no need to be close to a power socket to operate the drive. The drive has a top-loader design and round corners. The eTAU108 will be available in a piano black and a pearl white version. And with less than 350 grams, this lightweight device fits easily in any small (notebook) bag.
Writing speeds of the eTAU108 are 8X for DVD±R and DVD+RW, 6X for DVD±R DL and DVD-RW, 5X for DVD-RAM and 24X for CD-R(W). Reading speeds are 8X for DVD-ROM and 24X for CD-ROM.
With the eTAU108 consumers don?t have to worry to lose their USB-cable, while carrying the drive around. At the bottom of the drive there?s a special section to conveniently store the cable.
Availability of the eTAU108 is scheduled from September onwards for a suggested retail price of EUR 45.