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ASUS ZenDrive Optical Drive

ASUS ZenDrive Optical Drive

CCL Code: CDR0307

£38.56 inc VAT

ASUS ZenDrive Optical Drive


£38.56 inc VAT

Available for delivery from Friday 31st March

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Key Features:

CCL Code: CDR0307


ASUS ZenDrive U7M is an external DVD Writer featuring an ultra-slim 13mm form factor and a Zen-inspired design with a concentric-circle hairline finish that adds sophisticated aesthetics to any computer setup. M-DISC burning technology engraves recorded data into a patented rock-like layer that is resistant to extreme conditions, allowing you to save your lifetime memories and important data for 1,000 years or more.


ASUS ZenDrive U7M supports M-DISC, an archival-quality storage solution designed to help users protect their most precious digital memories — such as family photos and home videos — M-DISC DVDs can preserve data for 1,000 years or more, providing peace of mind that these lifetime memories will be safe for generations to come. Compared to hard drives, flash drives, and other writable media, which have the storage lifetime of around 8 years, M-DISC is designed to protect your memories from degradation and data loss for 1,000 years or more.


ASUS ZenDrive U7M has an ultra-slim, 13mm form factor, making it the perfect companion to thin and light laptops.


ASUS ZenDrive U7M provides a complete, easy-to-use backup solution. Intuitive, bundled software called Cyberlink Power2go 8 simplifies the disc-burning process and offers optional encryption functionality to protect your private files. ASUS ZenDrive U7M also comes with on online backup solution for smartphones and tablets. Together, these powerful functions protect your information and minimize the risk of data loss to give you peace of mind.

Main Features

  • M-Disc 1,000-year archival storage support
  • 8X DVD write speed
  • Ultra-slim 13mm form factor
  • Nero BackItUp full backup solution for Android devices
  • Windows and Mac compatible

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type Group DVD-RW
Optical Drive Type DVD+R/-RW
Optical Drive Interface USB 2.0
Supported Formats DVD-ROM,DVD+/-RW,DVD+/-R,Photo CD,Video CD,CD-DA,CD-Extra,CD-Text,CD-R,CD-RW,DVD-RAM


DVD-ROM Read Speed 8X
DVD+R Read Speed 8X
DVD-RW Read Speed 8X
DVD+RW Read Speed 8X
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed 8X
DVD+R Dual Layer Read Speed 8X
DVD-R Write Speed 8X
DVD+R Write Speed 8X
DVD-RW Write Speed 6X
DVD+RW Write Speed 8X
DVD -R Dual Layer Write Speed 6X
DVD +R Dual Layer Write Speed 6X
CD-ROM Read Speed 24X
CD-R Read Speed 24X
CD-RW Read Speed 24X
CD-R Write Speed 24X
CD-RW Write Speed 24X
DVD-R Read Speed 8X


Operating Temperature 5 to 40 °C
Operating Humidity 15 to 80 %


Form Factor DVD Writer
Enclosure type External
Enclosure Colour Silver
Product Comprises 1 Pack(s)
Each Containing 1
Total 1 Piece(s)
Width 13.5 cm
Depth 14.2 cm
Height 1.39 cm
Weight 0.228 kg

Key Features

Main Colour Silver


Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer ASUS
Manufacturer Code 90DD01X2-M29000
Alternative Part Number SDRW-08U7M-U/SIL/G/AS/P2G
EAN 4712900127164
UPC 889349127162
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer ASUS
Manufacturer Code 90DD01X2-M29000

Do you have you a question about the Asus SDRW-08U7M-U External Ultra-Slim DVD Writer with M-Disc Support (Silver)?

Q: Presumably it can write to "ordinary" CDs / DVDs as well as M-discs.
Answer by Website User on 21st August 2019
Yes, it can.
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Q: Can this drive write M-discs or is it just for reading them.
Answer by Website User on 8th February 2019
This DVD drive can read and write disks. - Matthewt
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Q: what is the connectivity of this drive, is it wireless or usb connection, and is cable in with the price
Answer by Website User on 16th October 2018
It is a USB cable and the cable is included.
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3.0 / 5 1 review


August 2020

The ZenDrive gets the job done for reading and writing from DVDs, however the product feels low quality and flimsy. There is substantial bend to it when applying gentle force to press the button and the included cable is very short. A little disappointing for an ASUS product.