Printed from http://www.electronista.com

LaCie doubles speed of d2 Blu-ray drive to 4x

updated 04:30 pm EDT, Tue May 27, 2008

LaCie doubles drive speed

LaCie on Tuesday unveiled a new Blu-ray disc burner, capable of writing to single-layer media at 4x speeds across Firewire or USB 2.0. The drive retains LaCie's durable d2 aluminum casing and boasts whisper quiet operation while burning 25GB and 50GB BD-R and BD-RE media, in addition to all common CD and DVD formats. LaCie is offering the dual-interface Blu-ray burner for $650, available from LaCie directly and authorized retailers.

The d2 Blu-ray drive comes with Toast Titanium for Mac, and Easy Media Creator for Windows computers, both applications from Roxio.

"In early 2007, LaCie was the first vendor to ship worldwide an external solution for professional Hi-Def video recording for both Mac and Windows," said Patrick Salin, LaCie Business Development Manager. "Since that time, Blu-ray technology has proven to be the dominant source for video recording and playback. Burning up to 50GB of data can take a reasonable amount of time, so doubling burn speeds not only increases work performance, but provides a cost-effective, long-term archival process for storing data to sturdy scratch-resistant media."




By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. pixelcruncher

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Jun 2005

    +1

    Where's DVD Studio Pro 5?

    O, where or where could it be? I wanna burn me some HD awesomeness.

  1. Roehlstation

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Aug 2001

    0

    All I want...

    I just want to backup 10 times the data of a DVD

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S 5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 might be the phone that Android users have been craving for some time. Information coming out of Mobile World Co ...

STM Trust technology bag

The search for a good messenger bag that doubles as a laptop bag is something many travelers find themselves facing at least once. Bet ...

PenClic Bluetooth mouse

Windows 8 aside, computer users have been trained that a mouse is the proper way to navigate through the desktop for many years now. T ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News