Free delivery

ASUS ZenDrive U7M Ultra-Slim External DVD Writer

Code: A29WB

ASUS ZenDrive U7M Ultra-Slim External DVD Writer is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
  • y_2017, m_9, d_21, h_22
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.3
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_2
  • loc_en_GB, sid_A29WB, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_maplin-en_gb
  • Maximum DVD read and write speed of 8x and CD read and write speed of 24x
  • Powered by and connects via a USB 2.0 connection
  • Ultra-slim and portable, with a form factor of just 13mm
  • Supplied with CyberLink Power2Go 8 software
  • Compatible with Windows and Mac computers
  • Included in the box are two 4.7GB M-DISC DVDs
  • Manufacturer part number: SDRW-08U7M-U/BLKSpecial Features
  • Supports M-DISC DVDs, which can preserve data for up to 1,000 years or more

Product details

ASUS ZenDrive U7M Ultra-Slim External DVD Writer

• Maximum DVD read and write speed of 8x and CD read and write speed of 24x
• Powered by and connects via a USB 2.0 connection
• Ultra-slim and portable, with a form factor of just 13mm
• Supplied with CyberLink Power2Go 8 software
• Compatible with Windows and Mac computers
• Included in the box are two 4.7GB M-DISC DVDs
• Manufacturer part number: SDRW-08U7M-U/BLK

Special Features
• Supports M-DISC DVDs, which can preserve data for up to 1,000 years or more

What makes this optical drive different?
Featuring a Zen-inspired design with a concentric-circle hairline finish and coming in at an ultra-slim 13mm form factor, this ZenDrive U7M is a stylish and portable external DVD writer. It is able to write at maximum read and write speeds of 8x for DVDs and 24x for CDs, and is capable of writing to M-DISC DVDs.

What is M-DISC?
M-DISC is an archival-quality storage solution designed for you to protect precious memories, such as family pictures and home videos, for a long time. M-DISC DVDs can preserve data for up to 1,000 years or more, which when compared to the storage lifetime of eight years for hard drives, flash drives and other writable media, is an extraordinary amount of time. This helps ensure that your lifetime memories will be safe for generations to come.

Is there software included?
Supplied with the ZenDrive U7M is Cyberlink Power2Go, a disc burning program that will help you create a disc in just three steps and offers optional encryption functionality to protect your private files. Together with support for M-DISC media, this helps to protect your information and minimises data loss. Also included with this optical drive is six months free unlimited ASUS Web Storage capacity.

General
Type DVD Writer
Internal Or External External
Construction
Colour black
Connectivity
Connection Type USB
Operating Specifications
Supported Format Audio CD
Video CD
CD-I
CD-Extra
Photo CD
CD-Text
CD-ROM/XA
Multi-session CD
CD-R
CD-RW
CD-ROM
DVD±R(SL/DL)
DVD±RW
DVD-ROM(SL/DL)
DVD-RAM
DVD Video
Dimensions & Weight
Width 135.5mm
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice and compact Have bought two of these Zen Drives, great value for money. Powered through a USB port on your laptop. You do need to download DVD software to play DVD's (VLC) is free and good quality.
Date published: 2017-01-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from It seemed perfect for my need. Unfortunately, although there was a MAC logo on the box, the external disc drive failed to be recognised by my MAC Mini. It did not do what it said on the tin - as the saying goes.
Date published: 2017-01-02
  • y_2017, m_9, d_21, h_22
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.3
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_2
  • loc_en_GB, sid_A29WB, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_maplin-en_gb

Does this work with the mini DVD discs that used to go in camcorders?

Asked by: Jonathan3836
No, I am sorry but the item will not be suitable.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-08-08

will tthhis work with an Acer aspire switch 10E

Asked by: quisitive
This will work with any laptop or PC that has USB connections
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-07-21

hi I have 200 M discs to burn. Is this within reasonable life of this burner ?thanks Peter B

Asked by: Peter
200 discs should be fine with this
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-03-14

I have an external blu ray burner I bought from you and it performed very well for over a year. I now have changed to a pc with Windows 10 and it's not detected. Perhaps it needs drivers that I don't have. Can I be right?

Asked by: Gustavo
This should work with Windows 10 out of the box , But yes it could be a driver issue.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-02-13

I have a desktop Sony Vaio VPC J21M1, Intel Cor i3, (2.1GHz) Can I burn CD discs with this Asus Zen drive U7M?

Asked by: Dave
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-12

It should support Linux as most drives do but I thought I'd ask just incase..

Asked by: Garth
We do not test item's on Linux and support is not listed direct from the manufacturer , from my experience it would be best to check by doing online searches to see if anybody has successfully used the item on Linux and how they did it.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-08

Can it play a DVD film I've bought?

Asked by: thicky
when connected to a pc yes.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-28

Does this play commercial DVDs?

Asked by: EmmaC
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-18
  • y_2017, m_9, d_21, h_22CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_2.0.3
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_14
  • loc_en_GB, sid_A29WB, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LAST_APPROVED_ANSWER_SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_maplin-en_gb

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A29WB ASUS ZenDrive U7M Ultra-Slim External DVD Writer (1+) £39.99

Why not tell us and our B2B sales team about your specific business needs and expectations?

At Maplin, we’re always looking for innovations and technology that can help your business work more efficiently.

With a dedicated business team and special services available only to business customers, you can access our electronics and technology solutions through our wide network of over 200 stores, our website with more than 20,000 products or though your personal account manager over the phone.

Working with organisations for nearly 30 years, Maplin offers a nationwide range of benefits to our business users:

  • 30 day EOM credit account
  • volume discount pricing
  • online and in-store use of account
  • one-to-one account management
  • bespoke product sourcing and branding
  • free delivery on orders over £10
  • scheduled and forward ordering service

Contact our business team on 

0333 400 9740 to open an account or discuss your business needs.

To receive your free copy of the Maplin Catalogue just call 0333 400 9740.

£39.99

  • Home Delivery
  • Click & Collect