LaCie Doubles the Burn Speed of Its High-Capacity Blu-ray Drive

lacie-d2blu-rayLaCie announced that it has doubled the speed at which its high-performance, large-capacity LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drive burns discs to eight times (8x) standard data writing rates. The increased speed to burn files applies to both single and dual-layer discs. LaCie also has upgraded the authoring and backup software that ships standard with the product.

The LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drive packs up to 50 GB of data, or four hours of high-definition video, on a single Blu-ray disc – making it an ideal tool for video professionals and anyone who wants to backup and store significant amounts of data on reliable removable media. It sports both FireWire and USB 2.0 interfaces for high-speed throughput between the drive and a PC or Mac.

lacie d2 blu ray

  • Burn Blu-ray discs up to 8x
  • Store up to 50GB of videos, files and other data on one disc
  • Multi-format BD (Blu-ray) and DVD/CD writer in one
  • Durable d2 design with whisper-quiet operation

“With the doubling of the speed to burn Blu-ray discs, video professionals will be able to spend more time creating content and less time on production,” said Christelle Dexet, Multimedia Product Manager for LaCie. “And for those who need to safely store large quantities of information for extended periods of time on secure removable media, the LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drive is an ideal solution.”

The exceptionally quiet LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drive comes bundled with the newly revised Easy Media Creator 10 and Toast 9 Titanium software. The easy-to-use software lets Mac and Windows users master video and audio files onto Blu-ray, DVD and CD discs. With the tools customers can also schedule backups for data files, edit videos, create audio mixes and much more.

lacie d2 blu ray

Plus, users can work with three popular codexes—MPEG2, AVC and VC-1—when creating their Blu-ray content. And the LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drive supports a dozen Blu-ray, DVD and CD formats, including BD-ROM, BD-ROM AACS, BD-R, BD-RE, DVD±R, CD-R and others.

The LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drive is available now and starts at $449.99. LaCie products are available through the LaCie Online Store or LaCie resellers. For more information, visit

Related posts

Sony may use Windows Phone in future smartphones

A new rumor in the smartphone world now claims that Sony will use Windows Phone in future company mobile devices but the company will still offer Android-based smartphones. So far Android has been the only choice of the Japanese tech giant when it comes to portable devices. If the information...

Plextor M6 Pro SSDs may have a reliability problem

Plextor M6 Pro SSDs may have a reliability problem

The recently launched Plextor M6 Pro line of solid-state drives may have run into a serious problem with reliability according to numerous complaints posted on the Internet. According to many users of drives that belong to the M6 Pro line, the drives tend to lose some or all information that...

Samsung releases LD220G & LD190N Lapfit monitors for notebooks

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, the number one worldwide brand of LCD display products, announced the release of its Lapfit monitors, LD220G & LD190N, for use as a secondary display for notebook PCs. Now available through Samsung resellers...

Leave a comment