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Pioneer Introduces Its Most Powerful Internal BDXL/BD/DVD/CD Recordable Drive

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Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today unveiled the BDR-2207, Pioneer's most powerful and full-featured drive. The internal SATA drive can read and write to all BDXL disc formats, including BD-R and BD-RE triple-layer 100 GB media, BD-R quad-layer 128 GB media, as well as conventional recordable Blu-ray Disc (single-layer 25 GB media and dual-layer 50 GB media). In addition, the drive features PowerRead and Pioneer's PureRead2, Auto Quiet mode, QuickStart, and Peak Power Reducer technologies.

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:)

2 problems,

1) I don't need any of the crappy programs [PowerDVD 10 BD3D, PowerDirector 9 and Power2Go 7] that can reduce the price no?

2) What happened to Pioneer they had a good designs before why can't they use same creativity?

The good point is that it’s only $100 but without this programs that I can buy/download if I wanted to the price can be maybe $50-70 and that will make it even better!
 
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I'm sure the software makers give the programs to them for way, way less than the RRP. The intent is to include them "cheaply" or for free so folks new to the tech end up using their products rather than someone else's and they will get money from them when upgrade time comes etc.
 

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2. for gaming cases this is exactly what they need specially cases with doors or odd swivel cover.
 
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2 problems,

1) I don't need any of the crappy programs [PowerDVD 10 BD3D, PowerDirector 9 and Power2Go 7] that can reduce the price no?

2) What happened to Pioneer they had a good designs before why can't they use same creativity?

The good point is that it’s only $100 but without this programs that I can buy/download if I wanted to the price can be maybe $50-70 and that will make it even better!
Blu-Ray readers typically come in at about ~$55 to ~$60 USD.
 
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2) What happened to Pioneer they had a good designs before why can't they use same creativity?
You want flashing LEDs and swirly colors on your optical drive? :roll:
 
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2 problems,

1) I don't need any of the crappy programs [PowerDVD 10 BD3D, PowerDirector 9 and Power2Go 7] that can reduce the price no?

2) What happened to Pioneer they had a good designs before why can't they use same creativity?

The good point is that it’s only $100 but without this programs that I can buy/download if I wanted to the price can be maybe $50-70 and that will make it even better!
Relax, you can find it retail as bulk also, for the price you mention it...;)
 
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PowerDVD 10,…..?

Cyberlink is already up to PowerDVD Ultra 12. Why for with the 10,….?

Sheesh,….

An upgrade from version 10 or 11 will cost ~$41.95. An upgrade from version 9 and below will cost ~$85. Almost as much as the Pioneer BDXL/BD/DVD/CD Recordable Drive above,…..
 
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Every time I see the name Pioneer I think back to 1990 and my Malibu Classic with a Pioneer tape deck and 6x9s.That shit rocked :rockout:


I just dont care for anything they make these days :ohwell:
 
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In need of a new ROM drive, gonna have to check this one out more! Hopefully it is available locally :eek:

Thank's!
 
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Relax, you can find it retail as bulk also, for the price you mention it...;)

I wouldn’t expect a price lower then ~$95 or maybe ~$90 for something like the OEM version if the MSRP is about ~$100. Aslo note that retailers and etailers like to jack up the price of new items. This is a BDXL/BD/DVD/CD Recordable Drive not a typical SL/DL burner or BD ROM reader + DVD burner.

I don’t expect to see it for $50-70 USD any time soon with or without software.
 

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You want flashing LEDs and swirly colors on your optical drive? :roll:
Shortly... YES! Why can't they add some nice LED's for e.g. read/write/standby, or LED bar indicator for the CD/DVD %space , it's not like some LED's cost that much at max $10

LED bar indicator e.g. [Found on Google images search]


Look at this for e.g.



You know what I mean? Like Pioneer normally have a very nice style, But this... this is toooo simple, and for the price it's even worse! and on top of that they give you crappy OLD software that will cost you another $50-100 to update.

Relax, you can find it retail as bulk also, for the price you mention it...;)
Don't think so... but maybe in a year or two?!
 
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I can't find a drive that suits the metal front of the Corsair 650D. And this new drive still doesn't help. :(