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ASUS USB 2.0 6x External Slim Blu Ray Combo with BDXL Support Model SBC-06D2X-U/BLK/G/AS

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Watch Blu-ray movies and burn DVDs on the go at home or office from your notebook with ASUS SBC-06D2X-U/BLK/G/AS BD Combo. This cutting-edge BD Combo supports the latest BDXL read format to read up to 128GB on a single BD-R disc (QL) while the easy-to-use Drag-and-Burn interface enables you to accomplish the tasks with three simple steps. Auto Tuning Power technology guarantees high quality burning at high speed. Blu-ray 3D capability with 2D to 3D conversion and DVD upscaling to HD1080p brings you amazing movie experience with unmatched clarity and sharpness.

This slim external USB optical drive has a stylish, award-winning design with a small footprint and be placed either horizontally and vertically to accommodate any space. Worry about data security in the data-theft filled society? Rest assured knowing that Disc Encryption II with password-controls and hidden-file function deliver rock-solid protection for your important data.

  • newegg BDXL Format Support The support for BDXL format allows users to read huge amounts of data on a single Blu-ray disc, up to 100GB on BD-R(TL), and 128GB on BD-R(QL).
  • newegg The Best Burning Quality Auto Tuning Power technology ensures optimized power to burn a disc with the best quality.
  • newegg Drag-and-Burn Friendly interface with only three simple steps allows you to burn a disc, making the process easier than ever.
  • newegg Top Notch A/V Experience With Blu-ray 3D support, you can enjoy eye-popping Blu-ray 3D video and 3D photo.And the 2D to 3D conversion for video and photo brings a new dimension to your content. The Magic Cinema boosts DVD video to full HD 1080p whileDolby Digital EX & DTS-HD audio (5.1 channels) refreshes your listening experience.
  • newegg Double the Security On-the-Go Disc Encryption II doubles the security with password-controls and hidden-file function, protecting important user data.
  • newegg Award Winning Design with Flexible Dual Positioning The 2011 iF Design Award product design is inspired from miniaturized architectural forms, using elegant squared lines and a unique stand. The vertical and horizontal two-way placement can accommodate any space.

Learn more about the ASUS SBC-06D2X-U/BLK/G/AS

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Customer Reviews of the ASUS SBC-06D2X-U/BLK/G/AS

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  • 4/6/2015 5:55:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJunk...

Pros: Looks nice.

Cons: It's a piece of junk. I bought this primarily to read blurays. Now that I need it to read a DVD it won't... just keeps booping. Not recognizing DVD's of any sort... not DVD movies, not DVD plus or minus R's
doubleU tee eeF ... Sorry, it's a hunk of junk.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Paul,

Thank your for your time in posting a review about our products. On behalf of ASUS, we would like to apologize for any inconvenience this has caused you. Let me assist you. Please try to use the troubleshooting guide provided online for your reference to try to fix the issue? Here is the link: For further assistance, please email me at and place the case#N150662973 in the subject line for a reference.

Thank you for choosing ASUS!

Best regards,
Jerry A
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Lucky 7
  • 2/25/2015 6:01:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAsus costomer service

Pros: Support DVD and Blu-ray disks

Cons: No Blu-Ray software included.
Functioned well in first 3 months, but the ejection button seemed very fragile.
After 3 and and a half months, my ejection button fell off its place. I was not able to open the disk compartment. I phoned to Asus to have it repaired while the DVD combo was still on the warranty. I was told that if there was misuse of the product, it would not be covered and had to pay for the repair. I did not want to pay for the expedition of the product to Asus and risk that my product would need repair on my expense.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

We appreciate your effort in posting this comment and review. I understand that after 3 months of using the eject button fell out of the unit. I want to apologize for the inconvenience this issue has caused you. I want to help you with this issue. The reason why the technical support advised you that if there a misuse of the unit you will be charge for the repairis becaused it will fall under customer induce damage ( CID ). CID is not cover by the warrant except if you purchased an ADP or Accidental Damage Plan. If you want I can create an RMA for your unit. Just please provide me with your full name, mailing address, phone number and the serial number of the unit. FOr further assistance please email me at and put case # N150368397 in the subject line for your reference.

I'm here to help you and all others with these issues, as our customer loyalty department dedicated to bringing a resolution to all issues related to our products.

Thank you for choosing ASUS.

ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • 1/23/2015 10:39:24 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggspretty good

Pros: when the package arrives theres nothing wrong with player its aesthetically pleasing, nice player, works, until you put a disk in.

Cons: you should pay attention to the words supports and compatible on the box because thats what it is, it doesn't come with any software to actually play the disks. you have to either pay to upgrade the software it does come with or find a third party media player it took me an hour to find one.

Other Thoughts: other than that it worked fine had no other problems, this is a decent player and if you pay the upgrade it actually comes with alot of awesome extras. just wish i had a choice

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  • 8/18/2014 6:35:32 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsI Know But It's Asus

Pros: It' Perfect for Random Need BluRay & DVD Support Situations. It's Compact. It looks Good.

Cons: In Order to Purchase this you need to Bite The $80.00 Price Bullet.

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  • 8/12/2014 11:06:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Little Unit

Pros: It is small, lightweight, and the disk suite has a program to help you write certain things to disk. Although it does not have a media player in the suite, you can use VLC player for free pretty easily.

Cons: I was under the impression it also could write Blu-Ray, but that is my mistake. So I want to leave this note so that no one else makes a quick decision.

Other Thoughts: Fast shipping

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  • Jonny4
  • 7/14/2014 2:15:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsUSB 3.0 woes.

Pros: When I used it with my desktop and old laptop it was fast and reliable.

Cons: The problems arise however when USB 3.0 is involved. I tried it once on my desktops USB 3.0 ports, it didn't work on them, it worked on the 2.0 ports and didn't even think about it again until 3 weeks ago. At that time I got a new laptop from work that only has USB 3.0 ports and the device wouldn't work. So I started trying new drivers, different drivers, even troubleshooting in Windows. What windows says is the USB 2.0 that is built into the drive is known to have problems with 3.0.

Other Thoughts: So now I have a drive that won't work for the express reason I bought it, to use with my work laptop.

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  • 6/23/2014 6:04:55 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsIt won't play BluRay

Pros: Asus brand -??

Cons: The device does not play bluray disc. Try a number of movies, but none. It does apparently write bluray format for data. I play DVD's so it works, just it doesn't play bluray movies, video, etc.

Other Thoughts: The webpage given to install the updates for the firmware, doesn't exist anymore (if ever did). Come on!

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  • N/A
  • 6/11/2014 5:10:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDoesn't work on VistaSP2, no BR software

Pros: - Sleek look
- able to mount vertically via stand

Cons: - Can't get to work with Vista SP2
- Blu-Ray playback software not included

Other Thoughts: This is a nice looking drive, but I can't get it to work in Vista SP2 (which is odd, because it worked with the initial Vista install until I installed SP2 - yes, I know Vista is old, but I'm using an old license to build a computer for a kid.) Another external BD drive I have of the same form factor works fine, and this does work in a windows 7 machine I have, so I know it's not the computer or that the drive is broken.

It also doesn't come with Blu-Ray playback software, even though the disk says "BD Suite" - very misleading.

A product like this shouldn't be this difficult to use out of the box. An external optical drive should be plug in, install provided software that allows use of everything the drive is capable of, go. I would not recommend this product.

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  • Zorks
  • 2/13/2014 10:56:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWhat it says it is

Pros: Small, portable, and strait to the point. Works well and is what it was expected to be with out any high expectations.

Cons: Being that it is blu-ray player, It should have come with a actual blu-ray player software.

Other Thoughts: It's worth what I paid, and as simple as using VLC for a media player and done.

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  • nwbanks
  • 10/31/2013 8:39:45 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat hardware, but needs updated software

Pros: Fast, stylish and pretty quiet. I bought this to use with my new laptop, which doesn't have an optical drive, and so far, the performance of the drive itself has been outstanding. I've been able to read and burn CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs efficiently without any problems.

Cons: The software included with the drive does not include an updated Blu-Ray player software. Mine included CyberLink PowerDVD 9, which can play some Blu-Ray movies, but not all. The newer Blu-Ray Discs (i.e. those released from 2013 on) use a newer encryption system that PowerDVD 9 doesn't support. You'll need to get player software that's more up-to-date to play newer blu-ray movies, and that software can be expensive. For DVDs and CDs, it's been fine, it just needs new software for Blu-Rays.

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