OWC announces external Blu-Ray drive

Summary:Other World Computing (OWC) today announced its new line of Mercury Pro Blu-ray external drives for the Mac. They're the first Blu-ray external drives on the market that offer four interfaces, including FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.

OWC Mercury Pro Optical Drive Solutions

Other World Computing (OWC) today announced its new line of Mercury Pro Blu-ray external drives for the Mac. They're the first Blu-ray external drives on the market that offer four interfaces, including FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA. The OWC Mercury Pro drives feature 4x Blu-ray disc write speed for burning up to 1 gigabyte of data per minute; data transfer rate of up to 150MB per second; plug and play compatibility with both Windows and Mac.

Mercury Pro Blu-ray external drives are compatible with iTunes, iDVD 5, DVD Studio Pro and Roxio Toast, among others and start at US$499.99.

Topics: Mobility, Apple, Hardware

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