Addonics has added new portable optical drives
to its line
that feature a built-in eSATA and USB interface. The new Pocket Blu-ray/DVDRW
and the Pocket DVD-RRW drive provide throughput up to 3Gbits/second when
connected via an eSATA
port. For convenience in connecting to practically any
computer, a USB
2.0 port is also available. Additionally, the drive can be
powered directly from most USB ports. The Pocket Blu-ray model starts at $235
while the Pocket DVD-RRW is available for as little as $99.
Unique Portable Blu-ray and DVD/RRW Drives
With Built-in eSATA and USB
Addonics Technologies (www.addonics.com
) today announced the Pocket Blu-ray/DVDRW
and the Pocket DVD-RRW drive. They are believed to be the first portable
optical drives with built-in eSATA and USB interface.
The Pocket Blu-ray/DVDRW is a portable Blu-ray player, DVD
player and burner that comes with the extremely fast eSATA and the ubiquitous
USB 2.0 interface.
With the Blu-ray player, you can turn a notebook or desktop
computer into a high definition cinema and enjoy the high definition video
quality and the dynamic sound effects of Blu-ray.
The Pocket Blu-ray/DVDRW supports practically all types of
DVD or CD content from Blu-ray discs to regular DVDs and CDs in various file
formats. It is also a high speed DVD+/-RRW and CDRW burner.
When connecting to eSATA port, users experience throughput
up to 3Gbits/sec for the DVD recording and the smooth playback of Blu-ray and
DVD movies. The USB 2.0 interface lets the Pocket Blu-ray to attach to
practically any computer.
Designed to work in the latest Windows, Mac and Linux OS,
this Pocket Blu-ray/DVDRW can also be powered from most of the USB ports for
true portability in mobile applications.
The Pocket DVD-RRW drive comes with both high speed eSATA
and the ubiquitous USB 2.0 interface. When connected to an eSATA port, you are
assured of the fastest DVD writing and smooth movie play back. The USB
interface lets you attach to practically any computer.
The new pocket drive also comes with a choice of light
weight plastic enclosure or a rugged anodized aluminum casing for use in harsh
conditions. The pocket drive is ideal for pairing with a notebook since it can
be powered directly from most USB ports. The Pocket DVD-RRW supports
practically all types of DVD or CD contents in various file formats. The
bundled software also supports mastering and copying of DVD and CD material
under Windows OS.
Pricing starts at $235 for the Blu-ray and $99 for the
Pocket eSATA/USB DVD-RRW. For information: http://www.addonics.com/products/external_cd/pbrdrue.asp
Addonics products are available through the company online
, major catalog companies, resellers,
VARs and distributors, including Amazon.com, PC Connection, CDW, Buy.com,
Provantage.com, Insight, and Ingram Micro.