LG GP08-NU10 Super Multi Drive – external CD/DVD burning for travelling Macs

Computers, Peripherals

When companies announce new optical drives it’s rather hard to tell exactly what they can manage between the burning and reading of CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays and whatever else may be round the corner just waiting to become obsolete. So, the LG GP08-NU10 Super Multi Drive, what do you reckon that’s all about then?

Ok, yes, it’s in the title it. It’s a nice, slim, external and very portable CD/DVD writer but how about if I talked of the Amex portable Super Multi Drive? As it goes, the link isn’t as tenuous as it might seem as both these brand new, swish-looking portables are designed with Macs in mind.

This 8x speed burner hooks up by USB – useful with Firewire out of the picture – weighs just 380g and measures 21.4mm x 165.2mm x 156mm. That makes it a little bulkier than the Amex but exactly the same mass.

For my money, it’s not quite as beautiful nor does it deal with Blu-rays but presumably it’ll cost less whenever LG decide to tell us how much cash they’ll be looking at to tide them over this round of the credit crunch.


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Daniel Sung
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