BW-16D1X-U External Blu-ray Drive Product Image

BW-16D1X-U External Blu-ray Drive

Product Description

Write to Blu-ray discs at speeds up to 16X with the BW-16D1X-U External Blu-ray Drive from ASUS. This external drive doesn't only read and write to Blu-ray discs, you can also read and write to both DVD and CD optical media discs. Simply connect the drive to a USB port on either a Windows- or Mac-based computer and begin taking advantage of enhanced data transfer rates up to 10 times faster than those offered by a USB 2.0 connection. The BW-16D1X comes with CyberLink Power2Go8 software designed to streamline the burning process and protect private files. You can also take advantage of the included backup solution for Android smartphones and tablets to backup important files from your mobile devices.

Please note: this Blu-ray Drive is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 and later. The eject button will not work with Mac OS. DVD burning and playback are both supported. Blu-ray burning is supported. However, playback from a Blu-ray disc requires third-party software, available separately. BOOTCAMP INSTALL Windows OS is also not supported when using this device with Mac OS.

Enclosure Type External
Interface USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s), USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
Blu-ray Access Time 180 ms
Blu-ray Read Speed BD-R (SL): 12x
BD-R (LTH): 8x
BD-RE (SL): 10x
BD-R (DL): 8x
BD-RE (DL): 6x
BD-ROM (DL): 8x
BD-R (TL, QL): 6x
BD-RE (TL): 4x
Blu-ray Write Speed BD-R (SL): 16x
BD-R (DL): 12x
BD-R (TL, QL): 6x
BD-R (LTH): 8x
BD-R (SL): 4x
BD-RE (SL): 2x
BD-RE (DL): 2x
BD-RE (TL): 2x
M-DISC Support
DVD Access Time 170 ms
DVD Read Speed DVD+R: 16x
DVD-R: 16x
DVD+RW: 12x
DVD-RW: 12x
DVD-ROM: 16x
DVD+R (DL): 12x
DVD-R (DL): 12x
DVD-ROM (DL): 12x
DVD Write Speed DVD+R: 16x
DVD-R: 16x
DVD+RW: 8x
DVD-RW: 6x
DVD+R (DL): 8x
DVD-R (DL): 8x
CD Access Time 160 ms
CD Read Speed CD-R: 40x
CD-RW: 24x
CD-ROM: 40x
CD Write Speed CD-R: 40x
CD-RW: 24x
Operating Temperature 41 to 104°F / 5 to 40°C
Operating Humidity 15 to 80%
Storage Temperature -22 to 140°F / -30 to 60°C
Storage Humidity 10 to 90%
AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
AC Input Power
Dimensions (W x H x D) 9.6 x 6.5 x 2.5" / 24.38 x 16.51 x 6.35 cm
Weight 2.6 lb / 1.18 kg
Warranty Length