Although most external CD/DVD drives are ultrathin and portable, unfortunately, due to the limitations of the supported operating systems, we can still only use them on our laptops or desktop computers. If you don’t need to copy files and directly back up your photos/videos to discs or directly play CDs and DVDs on our Android phones or tablets, it will be a very good experience, even though we may rarely use an external optical drive on our phone and tablet. That’s it, Hitachi LG GP96Y Multi-OS External DVDRW drive, a lighter and more compatible external optical drive!
The biggest feature of this external optical drive is that it can run perfectly on Android smartphones, Fire HD tablets, projectors, TV, and TV box. With DISCKLINK & TrueDVD Apps (Download from Google Play), you can easily play your movie DVDs, enjoy your music CDs, extract MP3 from music CDs, and backup data from your smartphone to an optical disc anytime, anywhere no matter you’re at home or during a trip.
This is also a Hi-Fi audio CD player, just connect your smart Android TV/ Android TV box and soundbar, put your favorite music CDs, you can immediately listen to high-quality audio CD music. (Note: This CD player cannot work with traditional non-smart TV)
In addition to the above-mentioned excellent functions, this portable CD/DVD optical player can allow us to install software/systems, rip/burn discs on Windows (10, 8, 7, XP) and Mac laptops and desktop computers through popular software, just like many other excellent external optical drives.
In addition, this ultra-thin external optical drive also features the capacity of M-Disc, 8x writing speed, silent play, automatic firmware update, different types of disc formats compatibility (CD/DVD +/-R/RW). Come with two premium cables (USB 2.0 and USB-C), you hardly need any adapters to achieve plug and play. The attached manual with clear pictures and instructions can assist you to use it without any trouble.
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Q: How to use it on an Android phone and other devices?
A: You can see the detailed user guide and videos here.
Q: Can I use it on my iPhone, iPad, and Chromebook?
A: No! It cannot work with iOS and Chrome OS.
Q: Can I use it on an Android projector?
A: Yes! Just connect your projector with the USB-A cable and run the TrueDVD+ app from Google Playstore.
Q: Is this item Region free?
Q: Can I change the region code?
A: Yes, but you can only change the region code 5 times.
Q: What formats can this play?
A: CD-ROM, CD-R, CD +/-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+/-RW
Q: Does this work with the Microsoft Surface Pro laptops?
A: Yes! It works with the MS Surface Pro series and other ultrathin laptops.
Q: Can I use it to play Blu-ray discs?
A: No! It cannot play BR disc.
Q: Can I use it on my old Android phone?
A: Yes! Hitachi LG GP96Y works with all Android phones. If your old Android is equipped with a Micro-USB port, please buy a USB A to Micro USB OTG adapter, such as this one.
Q: Is this product worth buying?
A: If you need an external optical drive that supports multi-OS including Windows 10/8/7, Mac, Android OS, this is currently the best choice. But if you rarely watch movies on your Android device, or directly rip music from discs, or back up data, a cheaper external optical drive compatible with Windows and Mac is enough.