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Blu-ray

ASUS SBW-06C2X-U 3D Blu-ray Writer

by Johan on May 15, 2012

ASUS SBW-06C2X-U 3D Blu-ray Writer

ASUS has proudly introduced the new ASUS SBW-06C2X-U 3D Blu-ray writer. The Blu-ray burner supports BDXL, 6x Blu-ray writes, Blu-ray 3D playback, 5.1 channel Dolby EX, DTS-HD and 2D-to-3D conversions. It has the ability to upscale a DVD quality video to a 1080p HD video. This 3D Blu-ray Writer is also compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems. Unfortunately, there is no info on pricing or availability so far. [HotHardware]

JVC SR-HD2500US Blu-ray/ Hard Drive Combo Deck

JVC today announced the availability of the SR-HD2500US in the U.S. market. The JVC SR-HD2500US features a built-in Blu-ray recorder and a 500GB hard disk drive for easy duplication and disc authoring without the need of a PC. This hard drive is able to hold up to 24-hour of HD footage. There is also an HD/SD-SDI input, a USB 2.0 port, a i.Link (IEEE-1394) port, HDMI, an SDHC card slot, Composite, S-Video and an RS-232 port for external control. The JVC SR-HD2500US Blu-ray/ hard drive combo deck retails for $3,995 each. [FarEastGizmos]

Buffalo BRXL-14U3 USB 3.0 External Blu-ray Burner

Buffalo is ready to launch the BRXL-14U3 USB 3.0 external Blu-ray burner. Priced at around $285, the BRXL-14U3 is able to burn BD-R discs up to 14x and BD-R XL discs up to 6x. The BD-RE XL disks with four layers will be recorded at a maximum speed of 2x. The Buffalo BRXL-14U3 comes bundled with the DiXiM BD Burner 2011 and CyberLink PowerDVD 10 BD edition. [Softpedia]

Buffalo Releases Two New BDXL Burners In Japan

Buffalo has decided to release two new BDXL burners in the Japanese market. Dubbed as the BDXL-CSPI6U2-BK and BRXL-14FBS-BK, these BDXL burners will be released later this month for 21,000 Yen ($258) and 20,000 Yen ($246), respectively. Measuring 133mm x 14.8mm x 133mm, the Buffalo BDXL-CSPI6U2-BK is a USB 2.0 external BDXL burner that is able to burn BDXL discs at 4x speed, while the Buffalo BRXL-14FBS-BK is a SATA drive that is able to burn BDXL discs at 6x speed. [Akihabara]

Plextor PX-B950SA Internal Blu-ray Writer

by Isaiah on January 27, 2012

Plextor-PX-B950SA-Internal-Blu-ray-Writer

Plextor hits back with a new internal Blu-ray writer, the PX-B950SA. Coming in a 5.25-inch form factor, the drive features an 8MB of cache memory, a SATA connection interface and provides write speeds of 12x for BD-R, 8x for BD-R DL, 2x for BD-RE (DL), 16x for DVD-R/+R, 6x for DVD+RW, 12x for DVD-RW and 48x for CD-R. The PX-B950SA retails for 11,980 Yen (about $154) and comes bundled with the CyberLink BD Suite and PowerDVD. [Press Release]