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The BDP-2 is a portable Blu-ray Super Multi Drive that comes in a stylish external case. For all those who need BD recording functionality, the company offers the BDR-2 Blu-ray Recorder for $389.
Both drives feature the "Quiet Drive Technology" that reduces the noise level of audio and video playback. Liquid Crystal Tilt/Blur Compensator plays and records to discs more reliably. Dual/Double Layer recording provides nearly twice the capacity of a single layer recordable Blu-ray-R (25 Gbytes vs. 50 Gbytes).
Basic specifications of the slot-loading Blu-ray Super Multi Drive (BDP-2) include:
BD-RE/-R (SL) 2X Speed Reading
BD-RE/-R (DL) 1.6X Speed Reading
BD-ROM (SL / DL) 2X Speed Reading
Writes DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL discs at up to 4x speed
Writes DVD-R and DVD+R discs at up to 8x speed
Writes DVD-RW discs at up to 6x speed and DVD+RW discs at up to 8x speed
Reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed
Writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed
Reads CDs at up to 24x speed
The drive itself weigh 360 grams and its size is 140 x 143 x 16 mm. It can be powered either through the USB bus or by 5V DC Power adaptor.