MCE COMPLEMENT: USB 3.0 2 TB Hard Disk, Blu-ray/DVD/CD Recorder, USB Hub, SD Card Reader

MCE COMPLEMENT: USB 3.0 2 TB Hard Disk, Blu-ray/DVD/CD Recorder, USB Hub, SD Card Reader

MCE COMPLEMENT: USB 3.0 2 TB Hard Disk, Blu-ray/DVD/CD Recorder, USB Hub, SD Card Reader


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Read the Review: Respected news and review site Apple World Today calls the MCE Complement "a fantastic all-in-one accessory for any modern Mac". See the review HERE!

Complement your Mac with the MCE Complement! Blu-ray, DVD, and CD Recordable Drive with integrated 2 TB Hard Drive, USB 3.0 Hub, and SD Card Reader all in one compact USB 3.0 device!


Sleek and elegant, the MCE Complement represents the convergence of technologies into one data storage and optical drive solution. The MCE Complement consists of a 2 TB hard drive for backups and data storage inside an easy-to-access SATA drive bay, a slot-loading optical drive powerhouse that reads AND records to all types of Blu-ray, DVD, and CD media as well as plays commercial Blu-ray movies directly on your Mac with the included Mac Blu-ray Player software, a USB 3.0 hub and an SD card reader... all in one portable, lightweight device that takes up little desk space and operates from one USB 3.0 port with no external power required. Measuring in at just 5.5 x 6 x 1.25 inches, never before has such a sleek, portable, and lightweight device been capable of so much.


  • 2 TB Hard Drive for Storage and Backup located inside an accessible 2.5" SATA Drive Bay
  • Blu-ray, DVD, and CD Reader/Recorder handles ANY optical media out there today, including BD XL 100GB and 128GB Media
  • Compatible with M-Disc 25GB Blu-ray Discs. Archive your documents, photos, and videos permanently!
  • Watch visually stunning commercial High Definition Blu-ray movies right on your Mac!
  • Includes Mac Blu-ray Player Software for watching commercial Blu-ray* and DVD movies on your Mac!
  • USB 3.0 Hub provides two USB 3.0 ports and one USB 2.0 charging port
  • SD Card Reader
  • Bus-Powered
  • Sleek, Portable, and Lightweight and includes Carrying Case
  • Bootable
  • 2 TB Hard Drive sets up easily using Apple's Disk Utility program
  • Can be set up as a single volume, partitioned, or made part of a RAID array
  • Can be configured as a Time Machine™ backup drive
  • Buffer underrun protection
  • Blu-ray, DVD, CD burner compatible with DVD Player, iDVD, DVD Studio Pro, iTunes, iPhoto, and Finder Burning1

General Specifications:

  • Type: External
  • Interface: USB 3.0 (Compatible with USB 2.0)
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.5 x 6 x 1.25 inches
  • Net Weight: 19 ounces
  • Warranty: 2 years

Hard Disk Drive Specifications:

  • Capacity: 2 TB (2000 GB)
  • Location: Underside of Complement Device in 2.5" SATA Drive Bay
  • Internal Interface: SATA-III (6Gbps)
  • Burst Transfer Rate: 600MB/s
  • Maximum Sustained Transfer Rate: 169MB/s
  • Data Buffer: 32MB
  • Rotational Speed: 5400RPM
  • Latency (Average): 5.6ms
  • Read Seek Time (Typical): 12ms

2.5" SATA Drive Bay Specifications:

  • 2.5" SATA Drives Supported: Standard 2.5" SATA Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives (SSD), or Hybrid Drives, 9.5mm in height or less
  • Internal Interface: SATA-III (6Gbps)
  • Activity LED

Optical Drive Specifications:

  • Media Supported: Blu-ray Disc, BDXL, M-Disc Blu-ray, DVD, CD
  • Data Buffer: 5.8MB
  • Activity LED
  • Eject Button

Optical Drive Write Support:

  • Blu-ray Disc (BD): BD-R 25GB / 50GB, BD-RE 25GB / 50GB, BD-R XL (TL/QL) 100GB / 128GB, BD-RE XL (TL) 100GB, M-Disc 25GB
  • DVD: DVD-R 4.7GB, DVD-RW 4.7GB, DVD+R 4.7GB, DVD+RW 4.7GB, DVD+R DL 8.5GB, DVD-R DL 8.5GB
  • CD: CD-R 700MB (Type 80), CD-R 650MB (Type 74), Multi-Speed CD-RW,CD-RW, High Speed CD-RW

Optical Drive Read Support:

  • BD-ROM (Single & Dual Layer)
  • BD-R / BD-R LTH (Single Layer/Dual Layer)
  • BD-RE (Single Layer/Dual Layer)
  • BD-R XL (Triple Layer/Quad Layer)
  • BD-RE XL (Triple Layer)
  • DVD-ROM & DVD-Video (Single & Dual Layer)
  • CD-ROM (Mode 1 and 2), CD-ROM XA
  • CD-DA, Video CD, Photo-CD, CD EXTRA
  • CD-Text, CD-R, CD-RW

Media Write (max) Read (max)
BD-R / BD-R LTH (Single Layer/Dual Layer) 6x (SL) / 4.5x (DL) 6x
BD-RE (Single Layer/Dual Layer) 2x (SL) / 2x (DL) 6x
BD-R (Triple Layer/Quad Layer) 4x (TL) / 4x (QL) 6x
BD-RE (Triple Layer) 2x (TL) 6x
DVD-R (Single Layer/Dual Layer) 8x (SL) / 6x (DL) 8x
DVD-RW 6x 8x
DVD+R (Single Layer/Double Layer) 8x (SL) / 6x (DL) 8x
DVD+RW 8x 8x
DVD-RAM 5x 8x
CD-R 24x 24x
CD-RW 10x 24x
CD-ROM N/A 24x

USB Hub Specifications:

  • USB Ports: Two (2) USB 3.0 Powered Ports + One (1) USB 2.0 Charging Port
  • USB 3.0 Port Data Rate: 500MB/s Max
  • USB 2.0 Port Data Rate: 48MB/s Max

SD Card Reader Specifications:

  • Media Supported: SD Card, SDHC Card, MMC Card, Micro SD Card with SD Card Adapter
  • Activity LED

System Requirements:

  • Compatible with any Mac running Mac OS 10.5 thru Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan) with available USB 3.0 port. (Compatible with USB 2.0)

Package Contents:

  • MCE Complement USB 3.0 Storage and Optical System with 2 TB Hard Drive, Blu-ray, DVD, CD Reader/Recorder, USB 3.0 Hub, and SD Card Reader
  • Mac Blu-ray Player Software - Full Lifetime License.
  • User's Guide
  • USB 3.0 Cable (Compatible with USB 2.0)
  • Universal AC Adapter - for those times when you need to plug in extra power-hungry devices to the Complement's USB ports.
  • Carrying Case

1DVD Studio Pro records to DVD media only. Blu-ray authoring requires additional software such as Toast 14 Titanium with High-Def/Blu-ray Disc Plug-in available as a bundle with this drive.