Other World Computing(http://www.macsales.com) has announced today
its newest OWC Mercury Pro Blu-ray/SuperDrive “Quad
Interface” External Drive solutions featuring 8X Blu-ray write speeds
of up to 2GB per minute.
The drives sport FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, & eSATA
interfaces. They’re compatible with both Mac and Windows systems.
The US$399.99 OWC Mercury Pro “Quad Interface” External Drive (model
BDR-203X writes and reads Blu-ray up to 8X, 16X DVD, and 32X CD burn
speeds. It includes all connection cables and two 25GB BD-R discs.
The $479.99 OWC Mercury Pro “Quad Interface” External Drive (model
BDR-203XT) with Roxio software writes and reads Blu-ray up to 8X, 16X
DVD, and 32X CD burn speeds. It includes all connection cables, two
25GB BD-R discs, and a full retail version of Roxio Toast 10
According to the folks at OWC, the Mercury Pro Blu-ray “Quad
Interface” External Drive solutions have been fully tested for
compatibility with most Apple and Windows built-in and third party
DVD/CD tools and players, including iTunes, Apple Disc Burner, Apple
iDVD 5, Apple DVD Studio Pro, EMC Retrospect Express, NTI DragonBurn,
Roxio Toast, Roxio Easy Media Creator, and Nero Burning.