I’ve had this for a few months now. More external optical drive reviews: Also there is no ‘plug and play’ with Mac’s I have yet to test it on my PC You will need to download a 3rd party player to watch or burn Blu-ray discs as there is no apple software to do such. View or edit your browsing history. Isn’t there someone who knows that electronics need to be padded? The resolution for that was to update the firmware for the LG drive and it would work. This is the reason why I can’t give the product 5 stars.

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Who would want to deal with a power supply and xe with a laptop on a vacation or something? With vivid dimensions in picture depth and crystal-clear images that leap out from your screen, you will be fully immersed in the movie. It doesn’t need a separate power supply.

I ordered and got the samsung blu-ray player and i tested it and it works well with my i5 Mac mini running Mac OS X Although the reviews were mixed, I though to give sr a try as Samsung products are reliable and I own many.

The accompanying software unfortunately works only on a PC without prior warning. Get Our Best Stories!

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There are three solutions that I thought of anyway. Click File on Menu and select open Disc 3. That’s a little annoying, having to sometimes push it closed 3 or 4 times, but that’s really my only negative thing about it. If you only want to watch Bluray movies though, I’d still suggest this drive, as there are very few other slim external Bluray drives, and they’re all around the same price. The first unit was really bad and made using the drive almost impossible.


The only bad thing and I had to dig deep into reviews and product descriptions is that this only reads DVDs and Blu Ray disks, it cannot play them on your TV as a standalone device. I will update this review as I go along. This site uses cookies. It maybe was a ghost like glitch?

I had bought a different burner from another retailer – which I had to return because of incompatibility – shutting down randomly, errors burning, etc. I will continue to update this review if I find that the latch issue comes back.

Rated 5 out of 5 by cpetkov from Excellent Flawless thus far. Granted I’ve only burned a few Blu-Rays, it has done them successfully. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links. And it’s the pinnacle of picture quality, engulfing and entertaining you with spectacular detail-rich, eye-popping colors and super-sharp, ultra-realistic images that enhance anything and everything on your screen. Burning bluray disks works fine.

Do you have a real 560ab site as I have finally decided to connect this optical drive to my laptop and all the old TSSTodd. The link provided is to Seagate and they don’t have software for the SE portable bluray player.


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Be the first to review this item. We Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Fastest Mobile Networks I would like to know this as well, my burner worked just fine with an OUTDATED windows vista laptop but then I bought a windows 10 laptop and all of a suddenly my burner isnt fully compatible anymore. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It also stayed cool, never getting warmer than 85 degrees Fahrenheit as measured with a Fluke IR thermometer.

BDXL formats may be the next big thing in storage media, but at sr moment, it’s pretty rare.

Samsung SE-506AB External Slim Blu-ray Re-Writer

Cons Thicker and heavier than competitors. That was a relief, even though I use Toast Titanium for all my burning which works great, but you need to install the BD plug-in.

The drive door problem- you got to close the door and hold it a several seconds for the drive to register that the door is closed. I tried pusing it in slower, and every other way I could think of, but 9 times out of 10, the tray would not stay closed.