Other World Computing (OWC) announced today new OWC Blu-ray Internal and External Drive Solutions that are 100% compatible with any Windows or Mac system with an available IDE/ATAPI bay port (for internal drives), or any FireWire or USB 2.0 system port (for external drives).
Blu-Ray High-Capacity 50GB Storage per Disc
The OWC Blu-ray drives are the ideal solution for consumers with large amounts of data to archive or retrieve using optical media — perfect for high-definition or other music, video, large photo, and data files. The Blu-ray drive solutions read and write Blu-ray, DVD, DVD-RAM, CD and virtually every optical media. The drives provide the advantages of Blu-ray, including high-capacity storage (up to 50GB per disc) with write-once and rewriteable media at a speed up to 24X, full high-quality HD Picture, and Surround Sound capabilities.
The OWC Blu-ray Drive Solutions feature:
Burn up to 50GB of data or high-definition video per Blu-ray disc or up to 8.5GB using standard DVDs
True Plug & Play
Supports FireWire and USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 backwards compatible) ports
Includes two 25GB Blu-ray media discs Available bundled with full retail version of Toast 8 DVD/CD Authoring software
Priced from $559.99 for Internal Drives (with standard IDE/ATAPI interface) and from $649.99 for External Drives, these solutions are available with the full retail version of Toast 8 DVD/CD Authoring software (with Blu-Ray Support), two 25GB Blu-ray media discs, and are covered under a 1-year warranty. All External drive solutions also include all required connecting cables. The OWC Blu-ray drive solutions are available immediately from OWC.