Asus has launched a new external Blu-ray drive, the Asus SBC-04B1S-U, it comes with a 4.8x Blu-ray disc reading, 8 x DVD burning and a USB 2.0 connection.
The Asus USB 2.0 Blu-ray Drive is compatible with Windows, here are the specifications.
- Max. 4.8X BD-ROM/R/RE (SL)(DL)/ 8X DVD-ROM(SL)(DL)/8X DVD+R/ 8X DVD+RW – Read
- Max. 8X DVD+R/ 8X DVD+RW – Write
- Max. 5X DVD-RAM –Read & Write
- Turbo Engine increases the connection performance between the USB cable and the external drive.
- TrueTheater High Definition (TTHD) turns standard content into HD-quality images on high-resolution displays.
- Disc Encryption allows you to password protect an entire disc or its partial content.
- BluTuner is a software that allows you to adjust the brightness level for the external blue light while reading BD discs and reading/writing DVD and CD formats.
There is no word on pricing or availability as yet.