Fastmac today announced a sub-US$500 Blu-Ray drive burner for Apple’s Mac Pro and PowerMac G5 computers. The new 5.25-inch, tray loading drive uses one of the fastest and most compatible Blu-ray mechanisms to provide up to 50GB of storage on one disk, without sacrificing compatibility with standard DVD and CD recordable media. Fastmac’s Blu-Ray optical drive has been tested and certified compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 video production software. The drive is available now for order for a special introductory price of $499.95. Each drive carries a 1-year warranty and a 30-day money back guarantee .