Lite-On Europe introduced its new 8X internal Blu-ray Disc Combo, the iHES208, a Blu-ray Disc Reader plus DVD Writer.
The iHES208 is capable of recording on today?s most popular DVD and CD media in the market, and playback from media such as Blu-ray Discs, DVD, and CD. The drive can read BD-R/RE/ROM discs at 8X (Double Layer at 4X). It can write DVD±R at 16X, DVD±R DL and DVD+RW at 8X, DVD-RW at 6X and DVD-RAM at 12X.
The iHES208 is also equipped with LightScribe disc labeling technology that allows users to burn custom made silkscreen labels with any type of artwork right onto the surface of the LightScribe-supported CD or DVD.
The iHES208 is available in Europe from April 2009 for a suggested retail price of €169.