This external CD/DVD drive for Windows and Mac is on sale for $12 via Amazon

Mway External Cd Dvd Drive Hero
Mway External Cd Dvd Drive Hero

If you're someone who only uses a laptop, there's a good chance your computer has no access to a CD or DVD drive. However, that doesn't mean you have to lose out on that functionality until you buy a desktop. The Mway USB 3.0 External CD/DVD Drive connects via USB-A or USB-C and is on sale today for just $11.99 at Amazon when you clip the coupon on its product page and then use promo code EJHQI82B during checkout. That saves you $13 off its full cost and brings this product lower than it's ever reached on its own before.

This USB 3.0 external drive supports DVD+R, DVD, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW disc formats. It's capable of writing to CDs too and features a speed adjustment technology to automatically correct the read speed, while reducing vibration and noise. It supports DOS start and system recovery, and the best part is that it's compatible with a wide variety of operating systems, from as far back as Windows 98 to the latest Windows 10, Linux, and Mac OS 8.6 and above. It can't be used with Chromebooks though.

With its attached high-speed USB-A 3.0 cable, this drive can reach read speeds up to 5Gbps. It's equipped with a USB-C cable as well, so you can easily plug it in no matter whether your computer uses the standard USB port or the latest USB-C port.

At Amazon, the number of reviews for this CD/DVD drive is nearing 100, resulting in a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars so far. Shipping is free on orders totaling $25 or more, or with an Amazon Prime membership. If you've never been a member before, you can start a free 30-day trial to score free two-day shipping with no order minimum. You'll also gain access to perks like the Prime Video streaming service, exclusive members-only discounts, and more.

Alex Smith
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