Newegg offers the Lite-On USB 2.0 External DVD Drive, model no. eTDU108-32, for $29.99. Coupon code "EMCPAWA24" cuts it to $9.99. With free shipping, that's $6 under the lowest price we could find for any external DVD drive and least expensive USB-powered external DVD player we've seen. It reads DVD-ROM media at 8x and CD-ROM media at 24x. Note that it doesn't burn discs.