Thoughts and Conclusion
One feature we did not test was the LightScribe label burning feature. Finding media that supports it is difficult, and expensive, and generally overkill for most purposes. Still, the fact that they included this functionality in a travel drive is a nice touch, for those who are inclined to use it.
Another point worth mentioning is the data cable: it’s short. If you’re inclined to use this drive with a desktop machine, you’ll want to invest in a longer cable with a mini-B connector, as the included rat-tail cable is short enough to render most desktop PC use impractical.
So, is this drive worth the $49.99 (at time of publication) you’ll pay for it? If your aim is to get a drive that burns discs all day long, at top speed, you’ll probably want to look at something else. On the other hand, if you want something that is light, moderately quiet and extremely portable, this is definitely worth a second look.