Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Yahoo Introduces Livetext Messaging App
G.Skill Releases Trident Z and Ripjaws V Series DDR4 Memory
Intel Releases 3rd Gen Wireless-AC 8260 for Windows 10
Amiibo Figurine Sales Help Nintendo's First-quarter Profitability
Samsung Starts Mass Production Of First Mobile Image Sensor with 1.0µm Pixels
Windows 10 Free Upgrade Is Rolling Out
Oculus Debuts Virtual Reality Film
Nokia Releases The OZO Virtual Reality Camera for Professionals
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Pioneer...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Pioneer Unveils BDR-203BK, its First 8x Blu-ray Writer


Pioneer Europe today unveiled its latest Blu-ray writer, the BDR-203BK, that's capable of writing at 8X speeds to Single Layer (25GB SL) and Dual Layer (50GB DL) BD-R discs.

The product is also compatible with a wide range of Blu-ray, DVD-R/RW, +R/RW, DVD-RAM and CD media types, with other key specifications including: 2X write speed for BD-RE (SL and DL), 16X write speed for DVD-R/+R, 8X write speed for DVD-R DL/+R DL and 32X write speed for CD-R media.

While initial Blu-ray writers were aimed at professional users, the BDR-203BK has far wider appeal. The growing community of consumers with large digital image, HD-video and music libraries will especially appreciate the greater convenience of higher capacity media. For instance, an average feature length movie of 135 minutes of HD footage requires approximately 19.6GB of storage space. This demands five single-layer DVDs - a job that can be managed by a single BD disc. With digital music, depending on the exact compression format, a 50GB BD disc can store around 12,000 digital tracks.



The optical pickup unit on the BDR-203BK achieves a maximum recording speed of 8X on Single and Dual Layer BD-R media and 2X on BD-RE Single and Dual Layer rewritable media.

A range of technologies are incorporated into the BDR-203BK to enhance read/write capabilities. These include:

- Ultra DRA: suppress vibration when reading and writing, a technology based on know-how that Pioneer has been cultivating in the development of DVD writers.
- Limited Equalizer LSI: improves reading reliability
- Multi-Effect Liquid Crystal Tilt Compensator: this advances recording and playback characteristics by adding correction to the laser beam which compensates for disc impurities such as titled media and media of various thickness.

The BDR-203BK includes CyberLink's Blu-ray Disc Suite 6 to enable the creation and playback of BD movies and the creation and playback of DVDs and CDs.

The BDR-203BK (black bezel) will be available on an OEM basis from February 2009.

It can also be purchased through Pioneer?s distribution network. While prices will be set by distributors, unit costs are expected to be in the region of €250.

Pioneer will also release the BDR-S03/BDR-S03BK (beige/black, Pioneer branded retail models) in the U.S. later this month.

Specifications



Previous
Next
OWC Ships 8x Mercury Pro Blu-Ray Drives With FireWire 800/400, USB2, eSATA Interface        All News        NEC Introduces the T40A2 Tape Library
OWC Ships 8x Mercury Pro Blu-Ray Drives With FireWire 800/400, USB2, eSATA Interface     Optical Storage News      DPHI Datarius Software to Support Patronus DVD Anti-Ripping Protection

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Pioneer Launches In-Car Rearview Mirror Telematics Unit
Blu-ray Disc Association Completes Ultra HD Blu-ray Specification
Pioneer Intros New BDR-XS06JL BDXL Burner
New Pioneer Home Theater Receivers Feature Dolby Atmos
Pioneer Brings Android Auto and Apple Carplay Your Car
DIGISTOR Releases New Professional Grade Blu-ray Recordable Media
Blu-ray Players Could Install Malware
Pioneer Competes transfer Of DJ, Home Electronics and Headphones Businesses
Pioneer Goes Retro With The New PL-30 Turntable
Pioneer HDJ-2000MK2 Headphones Target Pros
Pioneer DJ Unveils New Professional Studio Headphones
Pioneer XDJ-RX Rekordbox DJ System Comes With a Built-in Screen

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .