Although surface series laptops run Windows 10 systems, many customers find that Windows 10 compatible external optical drives cannot run on Microsoft Surface Pro 2/4/5/6/7 laptop. The most likely cause is the power shortage, many ultrathin laptops cannot supply enough power for some external devices.
External CD Drive
Because of the features of better scalability and mini size, USB Type C (USB-C) has become the standard interface for Android smartphones and tablets, as well as laptops.
Although most sellers on Amazon emphasize that their products support Mac system, there is not really any external CD DVD drive that can be well compatible with new Mac OS, most of them only support Mac OS 10.10.x and below.
More and more laptops have no internal optical drive, but there are still many users who need to play movies DVDs, rip music, burning discs, installing the system, etc. Currently, the most convenient solution should be the USB external optical drive.