Good idea or not: Netbook stand with built-in DVD super-multi drive


In case you own a netbook and miss watching your movies on it or burning data on DVD, there is now solution from Japan. A Tokyo-based company called Century has come up with a netbook stand that doubles as a DVD super multi drive [JP].

The Nippon-only device supports DVD±R/+RW (8x), DVD±R DL/-RW (6x), DVD-RAM (5x) and CD-R/-RW (24x). Sized at 260×190×19mm, it weighs 524g and comes with two USB ports. The Panasonic multi drive is compatible to Windows XP and Vista only.

The netbook stand will be available in Japan from this Friday for $100. Contact the Japan Trend Shop, Gizmine, Geek Stuff 4 U if you live outside Nippon and are interested in the device.