Addonics is offering a multi-format external drive for many computing platforms.
- Play Blu-ray™, HD DVD™ or regular DVD movie on your computer
- Reads data from all popular DVD and CD format – Blu-ray™ and HD DVD™, standard DVD and CD
- Write to DVD+/-R/RW/DL media and CD-R/RW media
- Records up to 8.5GB of data or 4 hours of video on compatible DVD+R DL (dual layer) and DVD-R DL(dual layer) media
- Choice of enclosure for eSATA or eSATA/USB 2.0 interface connection
- Bundled with Cyberlink High-Def Suite – software is for use in Windows XP, 2003, and Vista only
- Sturdy aluminum construction
- Compact size for convenient transportation
- Plug and play
- Stereo ear phone jack
- OS support – Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, Vista, Linux (Kernel 2.6 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X 10.4*
The drive can read Blu-ray, HD DVD, DVD and CD, and can burn DVD and CD. It is a fairly peppy Blu-ray reader too, 6x reads. The eSATA version is $409, the eSATA/USB2.0 is $429.