Pioneer debuts fast Blu-Ray burner

Pioneer-BDR-208JBK

Burning BD-R discs on your PC may be closer than you think with more and more BD-R devices making it to the market amidst falling prices and an ever increasing need for cheap and huge storage capacity.

The company Pioneer has taken another step towards this future with the release of the Pioneer BDR-208JBK Blu-Ray burner, designed for use with PCs. The new device comes with a SATA interface and boasts very high burning speeds. In the case of burning a single-layer BD disc the BDR-208JBK burner reaches 15x of recording speed. Maximum speed for dual-layer, three-layer and four-layer BD discs reaches 14x, 8x and 6x respectively. The device also writes at 2x for BD-RE discs, DVD±R at 16x, DVD±R DL and DVD+RW at 8x, DVD-RW disks at 6x. In the case of DVD-RAM discs you’ll get 5x of maximum speed; CD-R burning speed reaches 40x, CD-RW 24x.

The drive also comes with 4 MB of cache memory and the Pioneer PureRead3+ technology that improves reading of scratched discs. The device offers some additional software too – Cyberlink PowerDVD 10, PowerDirector, Power2Go 7, InstantBurn 5 and LabelPrint 2.

The Pioneer BDR-208JBK will come out in early November in black only. Pricing is unknown.


Source: Pioneer

Related posts

Intel debuts Z97 chipset, Haswell Refresh

Intel debuts Z97 chipset, Haswell Refresh

Chip giant Intel has finally presented its long-awaited Z97 core logic and the Haswell Refresh processors. The Intel Z97 chipset is not a revolutionary product – instead it is an evolution of the popular Z87 core logic, a fact that can be said about the Haswell Refresh processors too. Intel...

AMD likely to introduce another mid-range graphics card

AMD’s intention to introduce a few more Southern Islands graphics cards in order to better compete with NVIDIA will likely lead to the introduction of a new graphics card that sits below the Radeon HD 7750. The upcoming video card will likely be based on Radeon HD 7750...

HP intros three Pavilion desktops

Hewlett-Packard today along with the new super-slim x2301 LED-backlit monitor, has introduced and three new sleek desktop machines from its Pavilion line. Featuring clean lines, with glossy, black front panels, the new models from Pavilion p7, Slimline s5 and HPE h8 series can be powered by...

Leave a comment