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ASUS SBW-06D2X-U Portable Blu-ray Writer

by Isaiah on April 28, 2013

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ASUS has just released their newest portable Blu-ray writer, the SBW-06D2X-U. Measuring W140mm x D157mm x H18.5mm and weighing 290g, this thin and light Blu-ray writer features a USB 2.0 connection interface, a 2MB of buffer memory, BDXL support and promises to provide write speeds of up to 6x for BD-R (SL/DL). The SBW-06D2X-U retails for 13,000 Yen (about $131). [ASUS]

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Buffalo BRXL-16U3 External Blu-ray Writer

by Isaiah on November 22, 2012

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Buffalo is gearing up to launch their newest external Blu-ray writer, the BRXL-16U3. Claimed as the industry’s fastest Blu-ray writer, the BRXL-16U3 is equipped with a USB 3.0 connection interface, 3D Blu-ray and BDXL support and capable of providing write speeds of up to 16x for BD-R. The BRXL-16U3 will start shipping from early December for 26,565 Yen (about $322). [Buffalo]

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Sharp Releases BD-W1200, BD-W520 And BD-S520 BD Recorders In Japan

Sharp is ready to release three new BD recorders in the Japanese market. Known as the BD-W1200 (1TB), BD-W520 (500GB) and BD-S520 (500GB), these BD recorders provide the same specification such as DLNA and Sharp Mobile Phone remote and App Support. The Sharp BD-W1200 and BD-W520 feature three TV tuners (two for recording and one for viewing shows), while the Sharp BD-S520 offers only one TV tuner. Unfortunately, there is no info on pricing at this time. [Akihabara]

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Pioneer BDR-208JBK Blu-ray XL Writer Drive

by Johan on October 24, 2012

Pioneer BDR-208JBK Blu-ray XL Writer Drive

The Pioneer BDR-208JBK is an internal SATA Blu-ray writer drive that provides a highest Blu-ray writing speed. It can write Blu-ray ROM (BD-R) at 15X, dual-, triple-, and quad-layer BD-R at 14X, 8X, and 6X, respectively. The Pioneer BDR-208JBK can also write BD-RE discs at 2X, DVDs at 16X, and CDs at 40X. What makes this Blu-ray XL writer drive special is that it adopts PureRead3+, which lets the drive correct read errors on scratched discs. Each purchase comes bundled with several software from Cyberlink such as PowerDVD 10, PowerDirector, Power2Go 7, InstantBurn 5, and LabelPrint 2. [techPowerUp]

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Pioneer BDR-S08J Blu-ray Writer Series

by Johan on October 17, 2012

Pioneer BDR-S08J Blu-ray Writer Series

The new Pioneer BDR-S08J Blu-ray writer series is available in three models, which are based on the bezel color. Available in a matte white (BDR-S08J-W), a piano black (BDR-S08J-BK), or a rubberized black (BDR-S08J-KR), the Blu-ray writer comes in the standard 5.25-inch form-factor. All models support SATA 3 Gb/s interface with a 4 MB cache. The Pioneer BDR-S08J Blu-ray writer series is able to write Blu-ray disc (BD) -R at 15X, BD-R double-layer at 14X, BR-R triple-layer at 8X, BD-R quadruple-layer at 6X, single-, dual- and triple-layer BD-RE at 6X; DVDs at 16X, and CDs at 40X. Each purchase comes bundled with Cyberlink PowerDVD 10 and Cyberlink PowerDirector 9. The Pioneer BDR-S08J Blu-ray writer drive series is also compatible with the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system. Pioneer will release the BDR-S08J Blu-ray writer series in mid-November 2012. [CDRinfo]

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