This drive comes with both USB2.0 and FireWire connectivity making it compatible with Mac and PC systems. The included LightScribe technology enables custom text and designs to be printed/burned onto discs.
The PX-B920UF with a new black casing with satin finish (also used for PX-830UF) uses the latest Blu-ray technology (and reads HD-DVDs) , but is also a dual-layer DVD drive that combines multiple formats - DVD R/RW and RAM - into one. It can accept both 12cm and 8cm discs (in the horizontal position) and has a 4MB buffer to ensure there is no data interruption. Write speeds: 4x BD-R, 2xBD-RE, 16x DVD+R/-R, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 4x DVD+/-R DL, 5x DVD-RAM, 40x CD-R and 24x CD-RW.
In addition, the drive comes with an editing and burning software package: InterVideo WinDVD8 and Ulead DVD MovieFactory 5.5 SE, and Burn.Now 4.5 SE.
The Plextor PX-B920UF will be available from end of October 2008 at Plextor?s network of dealers. It is covered by Plextor?s Fast Warranty Service (2-year warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland (Collect & Return); other countries 1-year carry-in).