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Sony BWU-500S Internal 12x Blu-ray Disc Writer

B&H # SOBWU500S Mfr # BWU-500S
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Product Highlights
  • Blu-ray, DVD & CD Writer
  • Write Speeds Up to 12x for BD-R
  • 50 GB Disc Capacity
  • Plays Back 3D Blu-ray Content
  • Buffer Under-Run Error Prevention
  • CyberLink Media Suite 8
  • Internal SATA Drive with Cable Included
  • Windows XP, 7, Vista

The Sony BWU-500S Internal 12x Blu-ray Disc Writer is an internal SATA Blu-ray burner for Windows computer systems that includes a software suite from CyberLink for playback, burning, and editing. The SATA cable and screws necessary for installation are included. Add Blu-ray read and write capabilities to your system with the Sony BWU-500S internal drive.

Play, create, enjoy, and share with the included Media Suite 8 software from CyberLink, which allows users to view and work with high-definition content, including Blu-ray software discs. The 10-in-1 software suite features PowerDVD movie playback software, PowerDirector video editing software, PowerProducer DVD authoring software, Power2Go DVD burner software, and WaveEditor audio editing software.

Up to 12x writing speed on BD-R (single-layer) media; 8x for dual-layer
Write up to 50GB on one dual-layer BD-R disc
Also writes to DVD and CD media
3D Blu-ray content playback
Serial ATA (SATA) Interface
Buffer under-run error prevention
Enclosure Type Internal
Mechanism Type Tray loading
Write Support BD-R (SL), BD-R (DL), BD-RE (SL/DL), DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, CD-R, CD-RWs
Read Support BD-ROM (SL), BD-ROM (DL), BD-RE (SL), BD-RE (DL), BD-R (SL), BD-R (DL), DVD-ROM (SL), DVD-ROM (DL), DVD+R (SL), DVD-R (SL), DVD+R (DL), DVD-R (DL), DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
Write Speed BD-R SL: 12x
BD-R DL: 8x
BD-RE (SL/DL): 2x
DVD+R: 16x
DVD+R DL: 8x
DVD+RW: 8x
DVD-R: 16x
DVD-R DL: 8x
DVD-RW: 6x DVD-RAM: 12x
CD-R: 48x
CD-RW: 24x
Read Speed BD-ROM (SL): 8x
BD-ROM (DL): 8x
BD-RE (SL): 8x
BD-RE (DL): 6x
BD-R (SL): 8x
BD-R (DL): 8x
DVD-ROM (SL): 16x
DVD-ROM (DL): 12x
DVD+R: 16x
DVD-R: 16x
DVD+R DL: 12x
DVD-R DL: 12x
DVD+RW: 12x
DVD-R: 12x
DVD-RAM: 12x
CD-ROM: 48x
CD-R: 48x
CD-RW: 40x
Access Time BD: 250 ms
DVD: 150 ms
CD: 150 ms
Supported Media BD-ROM
BD-R
BD-R (DL)
BD-RE
BD-RE (DL)
DVD-ROM
DVD-R
DVD-R (DL)
DVD-RW
DVD+R
DVD+R (DL)
DVD+RW
DVD-RAM
CD-ROM
CD-R
CD-RW with 80mm and 120mm diameter
Interface S-ATA
Burst Data Transfer Rate Ultra DMA mode 5
Data Buffer 8 MB
Disc Writing Method DAO, SAO, TAO with zero gap, variable or fixed packet, multisession
Modes BD-Video, BD-ROM, BD-AV (read), DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I Ready, CD-Bridge, PhotoCD, VideoCD, CD-DA, CD Extra, CD Text
Headphone Jack No
Mounting Orientation Horizontal
System Requirements Windows XP, Vista, 7
Electrical Requirements Not specified by manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.75 x 1.6 x 6.7" (146 x 41.3 x 170mm)
Weight 1.4 lb (650 g)
Sony BWU-500S Internal 12x Blu-ray Disc Writer
  • Serial ATA Interface Cable
  • 4 x Screw
  • Software Disc (CyberLink Media Suite 8)
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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