The LaCie Slim DVDRW, Design by Sam Hecht, helps you create your own music, video and photo CDs or DVDs and you can take it with you wherever you go. It's USB bus-powered, so you only need one cable to start burning CDs and DVDs. This 8x drive is less than an inch tall and weighs just 10 ounces, This makes it super-mobile and ideal for laptops or netbooks. Back up valuable data, share photos, and archive MP3 libraries and DVD video. With the ability to quickly store digital data on CD or DVD media, the LaCie Slim DVDRW, Design by Sam Hecht also features USB 2.0 for easy connection to your PC or Mac. In addition, it works with many operating systems, increasing its flexibility and reliability.