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Plextor Introduces New DVD/CD Writer with PlexTV

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Plextor, leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media and storage equipment, announces the release of its latest External Slim DVD/CD Writer, PX-612U, with PlexTV at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.

PlexTV is a new feature enabling Plextor's DVD/CD drive to work with televisions, media players, and other USB-enabled devices. The external drive connects directly to the desired display via USB cable and the user is able to access information stored on a CD or DVD without a PC. PlexTV will be available exclusively with the PX-612U during the first quarter of 2012.

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Curios about the price, since you can do the same thing using an usb flash or usb hdd...
 

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yeah why would someone want this, when flash drives are <$10 for an 8GB?


unless it allows you to play regular DVD movies as well, in which case more work would need to be done (as who can say the USB ports are connected to a device with a suitable remote control for DVD movie playback?)