Turn your Blu-ray or DVD ROM drive into a portable, external disk drive. This durable optical drive enclosure helps make your laptop, Ultrabook™ or tablet even more powerful by adding an external USB 3.0 Optical Disk Drive (ODD). Simply slide your slimline SATA Blu-ray, CD or DVD-ROM drive into this compact portable enclosure to add optical reading and writing support to your computer.Save time accessing your files With USB 3.0 as the output interface, the drive enclosure supports up to 5Gbps transfer rate. Now you can access videos and other large files quickly to save valuable time while you''re on the go.Compact portability, durable convenience With a durable, solid-aluminum housing, this top-quality external enclosure gives you the compact portability you need when you''re on the move or in the field. Plus, the enclosure is USB-powered, so you won''t have to carry a power adapter with you everywhere you go.Works with your Mac or PC The optical drive enclosure is OS independent, so you can rest assured it''s compatible with any operating system including Mac®, Windows®, Linux® and Android™. It''s also backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1, so you''ll be able to connect your optical drive to older computers. The SLSODDU33B drive enclosure is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.