Newegg.com offers new portable HD DVD drive from Toshiba, not available officially yet.
It has the following specs:
|Type||External HD DVD ROM|
|DVD-ROM||HD DVD read 1X speed (maximum)
DVD read 8X speed (maximum)
|Features||Thin and lightweight drive fits in your carrying case
Spectacular high-definition picture – Six times higher picture resolution than DVD
Extra-ordinary sound with 7.1 channels of high resolution audio
Experience the next generation of high-definition technology
Simple and fast installation – easy plug and play operation
Fits your lifestyle:
Use for multimedia presentations
DVD-R write 4X speed (maximum)
USB 2.0 Cable
This seems like a cheap option for people who want to get their hands on HD DVD player. On the other hand, XBOX 360 HD DVD player is still cheaper if you dont mind a bit of tweaking to make it work under Windows.