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OWC upgrades Mercury Pro Blu-Ray drive with BDXL-R and -RE support
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 @ 12:27pm

Mac and PC upgrade and storage technology company Other World Computing has upgraded its OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray optical drive to achieve professional-grade 16X BD-R write speeds, adding 128GB BDXL compatibility, and high-speed USB 3.0 connectivity. The upgrade 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.



Features of the package include compatibility with all recordable Blu-ray formats, a FireWire 800 cable, A USB 3.0 cable, and 4MB of buffer memory. Software is also included, such as Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3, Smile's DiscLabel, and an optional Roxio Toast 11 Titanium with Blu-Ray support add-on. The OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray optical drive is available today from OWC and select retailers for $168. The drive bundled with Roxio Toast 11 Titanium retails for $220.



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