Buffalo offers new external 6x Blu-ray Drive

Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking today announces the launch of the Portable 6x Blu-ray Drive, the BR-PX68U2-EU. With a sleek new chassis and up to 6x Blu-ray write speeds, the drive’s lightweight, compact and ultra slim design is the perfect solution for people on the move as well as those looking to upgrade a laptop or netbook to Blu-ray.

The new portable Blu-ray drive is ideal for storing, editing and watching high definition content, or writing large amounts of data to an optical drive. Consumers can view DVDs in near-HD quality thanks to the Cyberlink Blu-ray Disc Suite software. The drive can also be used to back up videos, photos and music.

Buffalo BR-PX68U2-EU Portable 6x Blu-ray Drive

Easy to install and setup the drive comes with a USB 2.0 connection. With no AC adaptor, the user simply has to attach to a computer via USB for immediate use, meaning cables can be left behind. Its black, glossy chassis has dimensions of just 137 x 142 x 20 mm, making it easy to store and transport.

Paul Hudson, Northern European Sales Director, Buffalo Technology, said: “People are increasingly expecting to watch movies in high definition quality. With the increase in portable devices such as netbooks, Buffalo Technology’s portable Blu-ray drive is ideal for those on the move who want to upgrade to Blu-ray.”

Other key features include:

  • Experience regular DVDs in near HD quality with the CyberLink DVD Upscaling feature
  • CyberLink Blu-ray Disc Suite – includes: PowerDirector, PowerProducer. PowerDVD, Power2Go, PowerBackup, InstandBurn and MediaShow
  • Ideal for use when backing up movies, photos and music
  • 2 year Warranty

Read/Write Max Speeds

  • BD-R Single Layer (6x/6x)
  • BD-R Double Layer (4x/4x)
  • BD-RE Single Layer (4x/2x)
  • BD-RE Double Layer (4x/2x)
  • DVD-R Single Layer (8x/8x)
  • DVD-R Double Layer (6x/4x)
  • DVD-RW (6x/6x)
  • DVD+R Single Layer (8x/8x)
  • DVD+R Double Layer (6x/4x)
  • DVD+RW (6x/8x)
  • DVD-RAM(5x/5x) *Only removable cartridge
  • CD-R(24x/24x)
  • CD-RW(24x/10x)

Pricing and availability

The Portable 6x Blu-ray Drive will be available from April 2010 across EMEA.

BR-PX68U2-EU – SRP – £229.99 inc. VAT

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