IO Data Device Corp. will release late February in Japan the portable BRP-UT6UHD / CK and the larger BRD-UT16LX external Ultra HD Blu-ray burners.
The BRP-UT6UHD / CK is a portable USB 3.0 drive that can reproduce Ultra HD Blu-ray discs using the bundled WinDVD UHD BD video playback software.
The drive measures about 136 × 146 × 14.6 mm (W × D × H) and its weight is about 240g. Basic specs include:
6X BD-R SL write
4X BD-R (BDXL) write
2X BD-R (LTH), BD-RE/-RE (BDXL) write
4X M-DISC (BD and DVD) write
8X DVD±R, DVD+RW write
4X DVD±R write
6X DVD-RW write
5X DVD-RAM write
42X CD-R/RW write
6X BD-ROM read
4X BD-ROM (UHD) read
8x DVD-ROM read
24X CD-ROM read
It is expected to be released next month in Japan for about 17,800 yen.
IO Data's second device is the BRD-UT16LX, which will also be released at the same timeframe for about 22,800 yen.
This exterbal BD burner has a USB 3.0 PC connection and it is poewred by an external power supply. It supports up to 16X BD-R SL burning and
Ultra HD Blu-ray playback using the WinDVD UHD BD" software and a Windows 10 PC.
Basic read and write speeds include:
12X BD-R DL
8X BD-R TL and BD-R (LTH)
4X M-DISC (BD and DVD)
8X DVD±R DL and DVD+RW
8X BD-ROM (UHD)