Buffalo Technology today announced its new MediaStation 12x External USB 3.0 Blu-ray Writer.
The drive offers 12x Blu-ray write speeds in an external form factor, connects via USB 3.0 or USB 2.0, and includes the CyberLink Blu-ray 3D Ready Media Suite.
The MediaStation 12x External USB 3.0 Blu-ray Writer supports the following media formats: BD-R SL 8x Read / 12x Write, DVD ?R SL 16x Read / 16x Write and CD-R 40x Read / 40x Write. For full video editing and playback, BR3D-12U3 includes the CyberLink Media Suite, featuring PowerDVD with TrueTheater 3D HD for video viewing, PowerDirector for video editing, Power2Go for Blu-ray and DVD authoring and burning, PowerBackup for archiving and backup, and PowerProducer for HD video capturing and authoring as well as burning DVDs and Blu-ray. In addition, the MediaStation BR3D-12U3 ships with MediaShow for organizing photos and videos and InstantBurn to write and rewrite to supported discs. The MediaStation 12x External USB 3.0 Blu-ray Writer is measuring 6.3" x 2" x 8.7" and weighing under three pounds.
Backed by a limited one-year warranty, the new BD burner will be available later this month at estimated street prices of $349.99.