Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review


 

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Review: Samsung SE-T084L
Reviewed by: Dee-27
Provided by: Samsung UK
Firmware: TS00
Manufactured: March 2007

We at CDFreaks would like to present a review the latest external slim-line DVD-ReWriter from Samsung – the Samsung SE-T084L. The Samsung SE-T084L supports 8x DVD±R, 8x/6x DVD+RW/DVD-RW, 5x DVD-RAM and 6x DVD+R DL and 4x DVD-R DL writing technology, allowing Double/Dual Layer discs of 8.5Gb to be written.

The Samsung SE-T084L also supports LightScribe direct to disc labelling, allowing images to be written to LightScribe compatible media.

Company Information

We are sure that most of you know Samsung already, but let us take a look at some of the company information found at: www.samsungoms-europe.com

 

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner ReviewAs a world leader in the field of digital media, Samsung Electronics produces Optical Disc Drives (ODD) since 1994. In the past few years Samsung was able to take a central market position in this field.

 

With subsidiaries all over Europe and a large part of the former USSR, Samsung Europe can offer the consumer a complete selection of disc drives, for all types of computers.

With large and continuous investments in research and development Samsung is able to be more and more at the forefront of disc drive technology.

As one of the first companies developing COMBO drives (DVD-ROM and CD-RW combined in one disc drive), Samsung is a frontrunner in this technology.

In the field of slim-line technologies, Samsung is expanding the line-up, in order to meet the demands of the market for desktop and notebook PCs.

Samsung offers a wide range of Optical Disc Drives, allowing customers to choose the exact combination of capabilities and features. Our products feature the latest noise suppression technologies. If you are looking for a high performance Optical Drive, you need look no further than Samsung.

If you are interested in reading more company information, please visit: www.samsungoms-europe.com

Drive Specifications


We found the specifications of the Samsung SE-T084L at Samsung’s website

 

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

 

Retail packaging:


Our review drive was a retail version. Let’s take a look at the packaging.

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Box Front

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Box Rear

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Box left

 Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Box Right

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Box Top

What’s inside the box


Now it’s time to take a look at the drive itself and what the drive came shipped with.

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Our retail package contained the Samsung SE-T084L drive, power adaptor, European and UK AC power cables, carrying case, USB cable and software CD-ROM.

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Carrying case

Now let’s take a look at the drive.

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Drive Front

The front of the Samsung SE-T084L is very stylish and we can see the drive is slot loading, we can also see a read/write LED, an eject button and emergency eject hole.

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Drive Rear

On the rear of the drive we can see the DC power connector and USB connector

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Drive top

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

Drive bottom

Samsung SE-T084L Slimline DVD Burner Review

On the bottom of the drive we found a label and we can see the drive was manufactured in Indonesia during March 2007.

Now let’s head on to the next page were we can take a look at the features of the drive….