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I-O Data Intros Pair of New Blu-ray Writers

I-O Data introduced two new Blu-ray writers, the BRD-3DS12, and the BRD-3DU8. The is an internal SATA drive, while the BRD-3DU8 is an external USB 2.0 one, inclosed in a familiar-looking casing that can be found on some I-O Data external hard drives. The BRD-3DS12 writes single and double-layer BD-R at 12X, single and double layer BD-RE at 2X. The BRD-3DU8 external drive writes single and double layer BD-R at 8X, and BD-RE at 2X. The BRD-3DS12 and BRD-3DU8 are priced at ¥28,500 (around US $343) and ¥29,600 ($356), respectively.

I-O Data Unveils TB-XT Series USB 3.0 Flash Drives

I-O Data unveiled its latest line of USB 3.0 SuperSpeed flash drives under the TB-XT "ToteBag" series. Measuring 18.0 (W) x 69.6 (D) x 8.6 (H) mm and weighing around 12 g, the TB-XT drives are made of plastic and brushed aluminum bodies. The drives are available in capacities of 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB. The company did not detail the data transfer speeds, though it did mention the drives are slated for an early December release in the Japanese market.

Source: Softpedia

I-O Data Readies 23-inch 3D Vision Certified Monitor

I-O Data made another entry into the small but growing niche of stereoscopic 3D ready monitors, with the 23-inch LCD-3D231XBR. This NVIDIA 3D Vision certified display features a 120 Hz full-HD (1920 x 1080) panel, with contrast ratios of 1,000:1 static and 10,000:1 DCR; brightness of 300 cd/m²; and response time of 3 ms. The display also packs 2x 1.5W stereo speakers. Display inputs include DVI, HDMI, and D-Sub. The LCD-3D231XBR from I-O Data is priced at ¥44,800 (around US $536).

Source: Softpedia

I-O Data Updates BRP-U6 Ultra-Slim Blu-ray Writer to Support BD-RE

Introduced way back in December 2009, I-O Data's ultra-slim BRP-U6 portable Blu-ray writer drive was found to be deficient of BD-RE capability. So the company updated its feature-set with the ability to read and burn them. The BRP-U6 can now burn both single layer BD-R and BD-RE discs at 6X and double Layer BD-R and BD-RE at 4X. Burning of older disc formats such as DVD±R/DVD±RW, double layer DVDs, and CD are naturally supported. The drive uses a USB 2.0 connector for both power and data. Slated for a December launch, the updated BRP-U6 will be priced at around ¥22,000 (US $263).

Source: AkihabaraNews

I-O Data Intros 24X Capable External DVD-Writer

I-O Data announced a new external DVD-writer, which makes use of a full-sized drive, giving higher speeds. The DVR-UN24GE measures 170 x 240 x 50 mm (W x D x H), tipping the scales at 1.4 kg. It burns DVD-R/DVD+R at 24X, DVD-RAM at 12X, double-layer DVD-R/DVD+R at 8X, and 6X for rewritable DVDs. It uses a USB 2.0 interface. Nero Essentials and WinDVD are bundled. It is priced in Japan at ¥11,500 (about US $141).

I-O Data Unveils New WLED-Backlit Full-HD Monitor

I-O Data unveiled its latest monitor, the sleek and stylish-looking LCD-MF221CBR. This WLED-backlit LCD monitor is sized at 21.5-inches, with a power draw of just 18.3W during normal use (27W max.), and offers full-HD (1920 x 1080) resolution with 5 ms response time, an honest-sounding 10,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio (1,000:1 normal contrast ratio), and maximum brightness of 250 cd/m². It also packs 1W stereo speakers. Display inputs include DVI, HDMI, and D-Sub. Pricing is not known, it will start shipping in early November.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

I-O Data Intros Pocket HDD that Copies Video from Cameras, Plays it Back on HDTVs

I-O Data Japan released the new HDPN-U500/V. This 500 GB pocket hard drive is unique in having the means to copy data (video and pictures) directly off several kinds of compatible digital video camcorders such as Sanyo Xacti, JVC Everio, or Sony Handycam camcorder, etc., using its USB 2.0 port, and being able to play it back on your TV using its HDMI port. Built in a sleek, piano-black casing, the hard drive measures 95.4 (W) x 122.5 (D) x 20.0 (H) mm, weighing around 190 g. This innovative new hard drive will ship next month at 15,330 JPY (around $180).

Source: Akihabara News

I-O Data Intros 27-inch Full HD Monitor for Gaming and Entertainment

I-O Data expanded its display lineup further with a new 27-inch full HD monitor that's best suited for gaming and entertainment. The I-O Data LCD-MF271XBR has a detachable stand that uses standard VESA mounts to hold the display, it lets you adjust the display's height, tilt and swivel. Being a full HD display it has a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, other display specs include response time of 2 ms, 1,000:1 contrast ratio (30,000:1 dynamic), and a maximum brightness of 330 cd/m². Display inputs include DVI, D-Sub and HDMI, while other features include 1.5W stereo speakers, and a 3.5 mm audio jack to connect your headset (relays input from your sound card). The new display will reach stores in Japan later this month.
Source: Akihabara News

I-O Data Readies USB 3.0 External HDDs

I-O Data is readying a new line of USB 3.0 compatible external hard drives, the HDJ-UT, that offers high capacity with high transfer-speeds. The series includes a 2 TB model that has transfer speeds of up to 139 MB/s. The drive measures 46 (W) x 223 (D) x 155 (H) mm and weights 1.6 kg. It is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. The 2 TB variant is expected to retail in Japan for $315.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

I-O Data Intros 12x Blu-ray Writer Drive

I-O Data introduced a new internal Blu-ray disc writer that burns 25 GB and 50 GB Blu-ray discs at speeds of up to 12x. Specific to the media, the drive has write speeds of 12x for BD-R, 2x for BR-RE, 16x for DVD-R, 12x for DVD-RAM, 8x for DVD-R/DVD+R DL and DVD+R, 6x for DVD-RW, 48x for CD-R and 24x for CD-RW. The drive uses SATA interface, and has a buffer of 4 MB. It is backed by 1 year warranty, and is priced at US $315.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

I-O Data Unveils Slim External Blu-ray Writer

I-O Data unveiled its new ultra-slim external Blu-ray disc writer, the I-O Data BRP-US6. Enclosed in its compact casing is a notebook (slim) form-factor drive. The unit measures 137(W) × 154(D) × 20(H) mm, weighing 330g. With its 20 mm thickness, its makers claim it's just about as thick as a Blu-ray movie jewel-case. It connects to a PC using a USB 2.0 interface. Disc burning speeds include 6x for single-layer BD-R, 4x for double-layer BD-R, 2x for single and double layer BD-RE, 8x for single-layer DVD+R/-R and DVD+RW, 4x for double-layer DVD+R/-R, 6x DVD-RW, and 5x for DVD-RAM. It is priced at ¥29,600 (US $336) in Japan.

Source: Akihabara News

I-O Data Releases USB 3.0 HDDs, Addon Cards

I-O Data released a trio of products circled around the new USB 3.0 SuperSpeed standard. The first being the HDJ-UT external hard drive that supports USB 3.0, and then expansion cards that provide USB 3.0 support to PCs, desktops and notebooks alike: the USB3-PEX PCI-Express x1 two port low-profile addon card, and USB3-EXC ExpressCard 34 card. The HDJ-UT comes in capacities of 1 TB and 1.5 TB, and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems. When connected using USB 3.0, it offers read speeds of up to 139 MB/s. The HDJ-UT external HDD is priced at US $231 (1 TB) and $279 (1.5 TB), while the USB3-PEX and USB3-EXC are priced at $69 and $93, respectively.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

I-O Data Unveils HDL-C Series LAN-Disks

I-O Data Japan today released the elegant-looking HDL-C "LAN-disk". Simply put, this is a NAS device with only one fixed hard drive. It measures 42(W)×195(D)×120(H) mm, and weighs 1.5 kg with its drive. Its connectivity is care of 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T Ethernet, and USB 2.0. It comes with the hard drive pre-installed, and is available in capacities of 500 GB, 1 TB and 1.5 TB. The three are priced at 13,600 JPY, 18,900 JPY, and 24,200 JPY respectively. It will debut in Japan, next month.

Source: Akihabara News

I-O Data Readying ExpressCard SSDs

Solid State Disks (SSDs) come are coming in all shapes, sizes, and interfaces. I-O Data is preparing a new SSD design that is compatible with the ExpressCard 34 slot that most notebooks feature. The purpose of this design could be portability, or simply expanding the notebook's storage beyond what its hard drive allows. The ExpressCard interface provides fast connectivity between the system and the SSD's own storage controller (up to 2.5 Gbps in PCI-Express mode).

The drive measures 34x74x5 mm, and weighs around 21 g. It comes in two variants, based on the storage they offer: 32 GB and 64 GB. Backed by a one-year warranty, the 32 GB variant is priced in Japan at US $170, and the 64 GB at $243.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

I-O Data Intros Newer 21.3-inch HD LCD Monitor

About a week into introducing the high-definition LCD-MF242X family of 23.6 inch monitors, I-O Data adds another one to its ranks, the 21.3 inch LCD-MF221XGBR. The new monitor seems to be more of a scaled-down version of the LCD-MF242X. Dimensions aside, it has an identical feature-set.

The monitor comes with a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p-ready), and an LCD response-time of 5 ms. It comes with a maximum brightness of 300 cd/m², static contrast-ratio of 1,000:1 and dynamic ratio of 10,000:1. Coming with a generous set of connectivity options, the monitor takes input from DVI, D-Sub and HDMI 1.2a connectors. It tips the scales at 4.5 kg (around 9.92 lbs). Backed by a three-year company warranty, the LCD-MF221XGBR sells for around US $227.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

I-O Data Introduces New Full-HD Monitors

Storage and peripherals specialist I-O Data announced expansion of its display products lineup with two new full-HD LCD monitors. Dressed in black and white are the two variants of the LCD-MF242X family. The monitors house a 23.6 inch LCD panel with a native-resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, with a response time of 5 ms.

As for its illumination, the panel has a contrast ratio of 1000:1, with dynamic contrast ratio of 10000:1. Its maximum brightness is rated at 300 cd/m². In its limited size, it still includes two 1.5W speakers. Input connectors include DVI, HDMI 1.2a, and D-Sub (analog). I-O Data is expected to ask around US $355 for these monitors.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

I-O Data Out With New Netbook-Friendly DVD Burner

Specialists with external data storage, I-O Data has come up with a new ultra-slim external DVD-burner it claims to be netbook friendly, given that most netbooks rely on external optical drives. The new drive (model: DVRP-U8XLE2) is 21mm thick and comes with a square profile. The drive roughly measures up to be the size of a portable CD player. It burns dual-layer DVDs at 6X speeds, DVD-R, DVD+R at 8X speeds. It sports a standard USB 2.0 interface. Interestingly, its makers claim this drive to perform identically, an in at its full operational write speeds on any netbook.

Source: Akihabara News

I-O DATA Out with HDPS-U Portable Hard-Drives

I-O Data released its newest lineup of portable hard-drives under the HDPS-U series. The drives come in capacities of 160 GB, 250 GB, 320 GB and 500 GB in black and white shells. Connectivity includes USB 2.0 for transfer speeds of 43 MB/s, 39 MB/s (read/write).

The shell encloses a 2.5 inch hard drive which is protected from mechanical damage by a reinforced frame with rubberised corner grips. The unit weighs around 170g. The company will be shipping these drives by mid-December in Japan, with price tags of roughly US $110, $121, $166 and $221 depending on the capacities in the above order.

Source: I-O DATA

I-O Data Rolls Out LCD With Two HDMI Ports

Japan's I-O Data has begun selling the LCD-MF241X, a 24-inch widescreen LCD. While the monitor is notable for supporting resolutions up to 1920x1200 (beyond 1080p), its most unusual feature is the inclusion of two HDMI inputs, where many screen are limited to one or none. Owners can also display HD content from their computer via DVI-D, S-Video and D5 ports. Other features highlight 1000:1 dynamic constrast ratio, three USB ports, picture-in-picture, 2x 2.5W integrated speakers and a remote control. Prices for black and white versions of the monitor have been set at 138,000 yen ($1,183).

Source: Electronista
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