SE-506AB DRIVER

Equally broad support is available for for writable media, supporting all formats of BD-R and BD-RE, including dual-, triple-, and quad-layer discs. How to Clone a Hard Drive. I believe the writer is designed for USB 2. I can confirm that a split cable does work, whereas my single cable that came with the drive does not work when plugged directly into my Surface Book. Oh and yes, I have tried different BD discs which I know to be working on other devices including a built-in BD drive in one of the devices, confirming that it’s not the CyberLink PowerDVD software, if there was any doubt there. Portable optical drives are becoming increasingly important as manufacturers slim down laptops and ultrabooks by removing the optical drive entirely.

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I guess as you suggest, the only way to find out is to firstly run it off a split cable. I’ve removed the ‘solved’ mark. Cons Thicker and heavier than competitors.

Samsung SE-506AB External Slim Blu-ray Re-Writer

se-56ab All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. You also will run into problems trying to play the discs on any other player, because unlike dual-layer Blu-ray discs, regular Blu-ray hardware doesn’t support BDXL. Equally broad support is available for for writable media, supporting all formats of BD-R and BD-RE, including dual- triple- and quad-layer discs.

I realise we could get into a blame game situation, with Samsung blaming Microsoft and Microsoft blaming Samung. This does not seem to be a power issue. Come on Samsung – do the decent thing – I’m sure it can’t sr-506ab beyond your massive resources! This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links.

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Corporations this big really need to talk to each other and work together to ensure our consumer products don’t become obsolete after a couple of years or worse, months.

I can se-506sb that a split cable does work, whereas my single cable that came with the drive does not work when plugged directly into my Surface Book.

PCMag reviews products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. It is suggested that a split cable be used to facilitate simultaneous connection to two USB terminals or that a separately powered hub be used. Portable optical drives are becoming increasingly important as manufacturers slim down laptops and se-5506ab by removing the optical drive entirely.

The drive is compatible with both Linux and WinCE. The big corporations often claim sf-506ab are doing their bit to combat global se-506an but how well does that argument stack up when they’re selling products which will be quickly destined for the scrap heap because they can’t be used, whilst being otherwise in good physical order? Unlike most USB Y-cables included with these sorts of drives, this cable has beefy plug connectors, reducing the likelihood of developing a break or a short at this common point of failure.

Thanks for the response. Check out our Videos! BDXL formats may be the next big thing in storage media, but at se-506ah moment, it’s pretty rare. With both read and record functionality, this slim drive extends its usefulness even further.

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Brian Westover is an Analyst for the Hardware Team, reviewing laptops, desktops, and storage devices. The conclusion I have to come to is it would appear that perhaps one of the many Win 10 OS updates may have lead to this failure and Samsung do not appear to have addressed it by releasing an updated s-e506ab. The Best External Hard Drives of Compatible with both Windows and Mac.

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Related Reviews CalDigit Tuff. How to Clone a Hard Drive. It also stayed cool, never getting warmer than 85 degrees Fahrenheit as measured with a Fluke IR thermometer. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. I have tried the SE on three different computers with three different Win 10 builds ProHome and Pro I’ve read that this writer may not get enough power from a single USB connection.

This site uses cookies. I agree with you that it’s unacceptable. It’s a little bigger and a little heavier, but with the SEAB’s AV connectivity and built-in 2D to 3D conversion not to mention cheaper pricea few ounces are easy to overlook.