Portable DVD burners can be used for duplicating or copying a DVD disc and burn video files into any of the DVD formats. They work without the use of a laptop or a computer; they only require a USB port and simple installation for working. If you have more than one computer, a portable/external DVD burner is a great choice. Following a plug-and-play method of operation, the burners can be easily switched from one computer to another. They are ideal for both home and office use.
Portable DVD burners can be used as portable DVD players as well. These are physically smaller, nice looking, and inexpensive. Compared to internal DVD burners, portable DVD burner Phenq fat burner s cost a bit more. Some of the latest burners support 4X DVD-R, 4X DVD+RW, 4X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+R, 24X CD-R, and CD-RW burning technologies. Lightweight and compact type portable burners are available today. You can also choose from a wide range of speed options in portable burners, including 4X, 8X and 16 X.
It is very easy to convert an internal DVD burner into an external one, simply by putting it into an enclosure designed specially for the DVD burner. The enclosure is a box that comprises a power supply unit and special converter for adapting the DVD drive into a USB (Universal Serial Bus) or FireWire connection. One can buy these boxes from any computer store just for $120. External USB cases are unique for portable DVD burners. Selecting an enclosure depends on the types of interfaces available inside and outside, the ways to process the power, and the size of the burner.
Portable DVD burners are now popularly used as external video capture DVD burners. It is a combined form of a video capturing device and DVD burner. These can convert analog VHS tapes to digital signals within a few minutes without the help of a computer. They can also be used as pure DVD burners. Portable DVD burners used with a camera have a slot for the camera memory card.