Con il comunicato stampa di seguito allegato, Plextor ha annunciato il player esterno di supporti Blu-ray siglato PX-B120U. La device, presentata in esclusiva al recente Computex di Taipei, in Taiwan, è stata immessa nel mercato europeo.
Il drive è caratterizzato da un'interfaccia verso il mondo di tipo USB 2.0; è in grado di leggere i dischi in formato BD-R/RE SL, BD-R/RE DL e BD-ROM con una velocità massima pari a 4x, quelli in formato DVD+ /- R, DVD +/-RW, DVD +/- R DL e DVD-RAM con velicità massima di 8x e i CDROM a 24x.
Il Blu-ray reader PX-B120U non necessita di alimentazione aggiuntiva; il suo MSRP in Europa è pari a €109.
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Plextor, a leading brand of high-performance digital media solutions, announces the new PX-B120U external BD-ROM. The PX-B120U was first introduced at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan in June and is now available for purchase in Europe.
Now that Blu-ray has become the media of choice for many consumers, Plextor provides a versatile solution for customers who are looking for a portable BD playback device.
The PX-B120U is a USB-powered external Blu-ray Disc reader that allows users to watch high-definition movies on any Blu-ray supported PC or notebook*. The device comes bundled with Cyberlink Power DVD, a high-quality Blu-ray and DVD playback software, providing a full Blu-ray experience in 3D, including the ability to upscale standard videos to HD-like and 3D-like visual quality.
Simply connect the drive with a USB cable and the 4-speed mechanism provides smooth Blu-ray playback and extensive support for DVD+ /- R, DVD +/-RW, DVD +/- R DL, DVD-RAM and CD-R formats. The drive reads DVD formats at 8, while CD at 24X.
Its external USB powered design makes the PX-B120U easy to transport anywhere. There’s no need to carry an additional AC adapter or other cables. Also, the top-load design makes it easy to operate. The drive’s exterior design features an attractive unique ripple pattern and in a smooth glossy texture finish.
Additionally, when the PX-B120U is connected to Plextor’s soon-to-be-released media player, PlexMedia, it can also function as a set-top Blu-ray player. The ability to use it anywhere in your home, or take it with you, makes it a truly versatile drive.
The PX-B120U falls under Plextors ‘Fast Warranty Service’, which implies 2 year onsite warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland (and 1 year carry-in in other countries).
The Plextor external BD-ROM is available in Europe from July for an estimated price of € 109.
Source: Plextor Press Release