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ASUS BW-12D1S-U Lite External Blu-Ray Drive with USB 3.0 (Black)

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You Pay: $109.99

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Offer ends: SEP 30 '14
Price after rebate: $89.99
Product Highlights
  • 12x BD-R Write Speed
  • 40x CD-R Write Speed
  • 16x DVD+R and DVD-R Write Speed
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface
  • Power Backup
  • Disc Encryption
  • Vertical/Horizontal Mounting Orientation
  • Windows and Mac Compatible

The black BW-12D1S-U Lite External Blu-Ray Drive with USB 3.0 from ASUS is an external disc burner with a diamond-shaped design. It features 12x Blu-ray burning speed and optimal burning quality by OTS technology. The USB 3.0 interface accelerates transmission speed up to 10 times as compared to USB 2.0. With Power Backup using professional backup software, the drive provides a robust data backup solution. In addition to this, with disc encryption it features high security standards with password control and encoded file name functionality.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface
USB 3.0 accelerates transmission speed up to 10 times as compared to USB 2.0
Writing Speed
With 12x writing speed, it takes only 11 minutes to backup 25GB of data.
Drag and Burn
It features intuitive burning interface that allows you to burn a disc with three simple steps.
Disc Encryption
High security standards with password control and encoded file name functionality.
Power Backup
Professional backup software that provides robust data backup solution.
Enclosure Type External
Interface USB 3.0/USB 2.0
Disc Types Disc Diameters: 4.7/3.1" (12.0/8.0 cm)
Disc Formats: Audio CD, Video CD, CD-I, CD-Extra, Photo CD, CD-Text, CD-ROM/XA, Multi-session CD, BD video, DVD Video
Read Speed BD-R: 8x
BD-RE: 8x
BD-ROM: 8x
BD-R (DL): 8x
BD-RE (DL): 6x
BD-ROM (DL): 8x
DVD+R: 16x
DVD-R: 16x
DVD+RW: 12x
DVD-RW: 12x
DVD-ROM: 16x
DVD+R (DL): 12x
DVD-R (DL): 12x
DVD-ROM (DL): 12x
CD-R: 40x
CD-RW: 24x
CD-ROM: 40x
DVD Video Playback: 5x
VCD Playback: 9.3x
Audio CD Playback: 9.3x
Write Speed BD-R: 12x
BD-R (DL): 8x
BD-RE: 2x
BD-RE (DL): 2x
DVD+R: 16x
DVD-R: 16x
DVD+RW: 8x
DVD-RW: 6x
DVD+R (DL): 8x
DVD-R (DL): 8x
CD-R: 40x
CD-RW: 24x
Writing Mode BD-RE: Random write
BD-R: Sequential write
DVD+R and DVD+R (DL): Sequential write
DVD-R and DVD-R (DL): DAO/incremental recording
DVD+RW: Random write
DVD-RW: DAO/restricted overwrite/incremental recording
DVD-RAM: Random write
CD-R/RW: DAO/TAO/SAO/packet write
Access Time BD (SL/DL): 250 ms
DVD: 170 ms
CD: 150 ms
Mounting Orientation Vertical and horizontal (+5 to -5°)
System Requirements CPU: Intel Pentium D 945 (3.4 GHz) or higher
RAM: 1 GB or more is recommended
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT or ATI X1600 series or above
Use HDCP compatible display and VGA card for high-definition digital output
Operating System Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Mac OS X
Software Cyberlink Power2Go 8
Cyberlink PowerBackup 2.5
Power Adapter Power: +5 V ±5%, 2 A
Environmental Conditions Temperature
Operating: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Storage: -22 to 140°F ( -30 to 60°C)

Operating: 15 to 80% (non-condensing)
Storage: 10 to 90% (non-condensing)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 9.6 x 6.5 x 2.5" (243 x 165 x 63 mm)
Weight 2.55 lb (1.15 kg)
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