Pioneer has introduced ultra-thin optical drive Blu-Ray for Mac




Pioneer has introduced ultra-thin optical drive BDR-XU03JM, designed for use with computers Apple. The device is made of magnesium alloy and has a modern attractive design.


Drive, which has a thickness of 12 mm, supports writing to disks BDXL. It is equipped with a port USB 3.0, which is used for data exchange and power. Robust housing ensures minimum vibration during operation of the gadget. Inner film reduces noise from the rotating disk, and also protects the drive from dust.

Model lacks the traditional buttons «Eject». If necessary, remove the drive you want to use the software. The drive can be used with an optional docking station, gives it wireless capability.

BDR-XU03J can burn discs BD-R / R DL at a speed of 6x, BD-RE (SL / DL / TL) at the speed of 2x, BD-R RL / QL at speed 4x, DVD +/- R DL at a speed of 4x, DVD -RAM at speeds 5x, CD-R / RW at a speed of 24x. For more reliable recording even partially damaged disks algorithm Pure Read2 +.

However, the technical data of the device have been known before. The fact is that the BDR-XU03JM is a modification of Pioneer BDR-XU03J, announced in September. From her novelty is software that comes in the kit. More specifically, the added plug-in Roxio Toast 12 HD / BD, which provides support for recording optical discs on the Mac and the creation of CDs with video in AVCHD.


The Japanese market optical drive Pioneer BDR-XU03JM appear in December for about $ 220. The cost of “wireless” dock will be 138 dollars.

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