updated 08:55 pm EST, Tue February 24, 2009
OWC Blu-ray burner
Other World Computing has launched the Mercury Pro BDR-203, a quad-interface external Blu-ray burner that supports 8X write speeds of up to 2GB per minute. Interface options include FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0 and eSATA, with plug-and-play support for both Windows and Mac platforms. Along with Blu-ray discs, the burner can also write to DVD-RAM, DVD Dual-Layer R/RW, DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW.
Customers can purchase the drive for $400, including all connection cables and two 25GB BD-R discs. The drive can also be bundled with Roxio Toast 10 Titanium software for $480.