The Dell External Ultra Slim Slot Drive offers you a disc playing and burning solution for your ultra book without the hassle of permanent weight or bulk, allowing you to use it when you need it, and leave it when you dont. This device also features the convenience of slot-loading, which reduces the amount of moving parts and space taken when using the drive. Moreover, the USB-powered device makes it easy to use your drive through your USB port, eliminating the need for batteries or a power cord. You can simply plug in the drive to an open USB port in your computer and get started using the drive without the need to install any software. Its small size and lightweight of the drive makes it easy to toss in your bag and take it with you on the go. The small size is also convenient for storing on your shelf or in your desk.