What Are Examples of Optical Storage Devices?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 6, 2020 7:15:44 PM ET

Optical storage devices are any storage methods that use a laser to store and retrieve data from optical media. Optical storage media includes CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, WORM cartridges, erasable optical cartridges and removable mass storage media, which includes flash drives and removable disk, or RDX.