Printed from http://www.electronista.com

OWC upgrades Mercury Pro Blu-Ray drive with BDXL-R and -RE support

updated 12:27 pm EDT, Wed March 19, 2014

New drive supports Blu-Ray disks up to 128GB

Mac and PC upgrade and storage technology company Other World Computing has upgraded its OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray optical drive to achieve professional-grade 16X BD-R write speeds, adding 128GB BDXL compatibility, and high-speed USB 3.0 connectivity. The upgrade offers expanded support for up to 100GB of data on triple layer BDXL-R/BDXL RE discs and up to 128GB on quad-layer BDXL-R discs.

Features of the package include compatibility with all recordable Blu-ray formats, a FireWire 800 cable, A USB 3.0 cable, and 4MB of buffer memory. Software is also included, such as Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3, Smile's DiscLabel, and an optional Roxio Toast 11 Titanium with Blu-Ray support add-on.

The OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray optical drive is available today from OWC and select retailers for $168. The drive bundled with Roxio Toast 11 Titanium retails for $220.





By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. smoak5

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: 01-10-01

    Never understood the benefit of USB 3 in bd drives. Even at 16x ( which in real world performance is like 8x) speeds, I think USB 2 has more than enough bandwidth.

Login Here

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

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Logitech Hyperion Fury mouse

Selecting the correct gaming mouse comes down to finding a device that balances the needs of a user with a price they can afford. Ofte ...

Life n Soul BM211 Bluetooth speaker

Bluetooth speakers aren't only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with tablets in mi ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News