Targus PADVD010U DVD-ROM - DVD-ROM - USB - External

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Works fine on Vista

by Ben on 4/11/2007

Drive arrived as expected, even with the slower "free shipping" option. I plugged it into a new Vista machine, which recognized the device, automatically installed the needed drives and the device has worked just fine.

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So Far So good

on 11/30/2007

Connects quickly, plays my movies perfectly. But I bought this for when I travel, which I haven't done so since. I use a media-bay battery on my laptop so I have better battery time, which is the reason for this purchase. I will post another review after I travel with it a few times to see how well it holds up.

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Product Overview

Easily connect the Targus USB 2.0 DVD/CD-ROM Slim External Drive (no additional software needed) through your USB port and enjoy instant access to DVDs and CDs. As an added benefit this drive features a pass-through connector so you can use a second USB device with your notebook, Tablet PC or desktop PC. Sleek and lightweight (less than a pound), this DVD/CD-ROM Slim External Drive also eliminates carrying around additional AC adapters since it's powered directly by your USB port.


Manufacturer Targus
Mfg Part# PADVD010U
SKU 10356024
UPC 092636209407
UPC 14 00092636209407
Host Interface USB 2.0
Product Type DVD-Reader
Manufacturer Part Number PADVD010U
Manufacturer Targus Group International
Product Model PADVD010U
Product Name PADVD010U DVD-ROM
Brand Name Targus
Compatibility Plug and Play
Weight (Approximate) 14.56 oz
Color Black
Form Factor External
Height 0.8"
Width 5.6"
Depth 6.1"
Maximum DVD Read Speed 8x
Maximum CD Read Speed 24x
Optical Media Supported DVD-ROM
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports 4-pin Type A USB 2.0 - USB
Temperature 50°F (10°C) to 113°F (45°C) Operating
Product Type DVD-Reader
Manufacturer Part Number PADVD010U
Manufacturer Website Address www.toshiba.com
Manufacturer Toshiba
Product Name DVD/CD-ROM External Drive
Brand Name Toshiba
Package Contents DVD/CD-ROM External Drive Software CD(s)
Certifications & Standards ISO 9660 UDF
System Requirements CPU: Intel Pentium processor or equivalent Memory: 64 MB RAM or higher Interface: Two (2) USB 1.1 or 2.0 interface ports Operating System: Microsoft Windows ME Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows 2000
Weight (Approximate) 14.60 oz
Color Black
Form Factor Slimline External
Height 0.75"
Width 5.60"
Depth 6.10"
Input Voltage 5 V DC 5%
Software Included CyberLink PowerDVD
Access Time 220 ms CD Random Stroke / 180 ms DVD Average
Buffer 512 KB
Data Transfer Rate 3.51 MBps Read Maximum CD-ROM
Platform Support PC
Media Support DVD-ROM
Formats Support Audio CDs CD-I CD-I Ready CD-Midi CD Plus CD-ROM XA CD-Text CD-Extra Data-CDs (Joliet) Enhanced CD i-trax CD Kodak Photo CDs (single- and multi-session) Mixed Mode CDs CDs (High Sierra, Mode 1 & Mode 2) DVD-Video
Media Load Type Tray
Maximum Read Speed 8x DVD/24x CD
Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
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