OWC Raises The Optical Bar With Mercury Pro External 16X BD-R, 128GB BDXL Blu-ray Optical Drive

PR_MPO_Blu-rayOther World Computing announced today that it has upgraded the OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray Optical Drive to professional grade 16X BD-R write speeds, 128GB BDXL compatibility, and high-speed USB 3.0 connectivity.

Read and Write Double, Triple, Quad Layer BD-R Discs

In addition to single and double layer BD-R discs, the Mercury Pro External offers expanded support for up to 100GB of data on triple layer BDXL-R/BDXL RE discs and up to 128GB on quad layer BDXL-R discs. For comparison, 128GBs of data on a single quad layer BDXL disc is the equivalent of 27 standard DVDs or five single layer Blu-ray discs.

“Optical drives are still a vital component of any desktop or mobile computer for affordable data backup and archiving,” said Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. “And the Mercury Pro External offers best-in-class speed, features, and compatibility for all users.”

Fast and Flexible

The USB 3.0, FireWire 800, and FireWire 400 multi-interface data connection options provide the throughput to support fast 16X write speeds. From 640MB CD-Rs to 128GB BDXL media, the Mercury Pro External Blu-ray optical drive provides the right speed and data capacities for every size project.

Key Features Include:

  • Read and write all Blu-ray formats.
  • Includes everything needed to get up and burning with ease.
  • High-quality, double shielded FireWire 800 (1394b) connecting cable (9-9 pin cable)
  • High-quality, double Shielded USB 3.0 Standard-B to Standard-A cable
  • Large Buffer Memory: 4MB
  • RoHS Compliant
  • 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
  • Software: Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3, Smile DiscLabel software for labels and jewel case inserts, Roxio Toast 11 Titanium media toolkit with Blu-ray support (optional)

Availability:

The OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray optical drive is available today from OWC and select retailers. For more information, visit: eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/MR3F8BDSD16/

The OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray optical drive is also available with Roxio Toast 11 Titanium media toolkit software. For more information, visit: eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/MR3F8BDSD16S/


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