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Plextor Launches its First Blu-ray Drive

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    Plextor announced its first drive to use Blu-ray technology, the PX-B900A . The internal (ATAPI) re-writer drive is capable of writing and re-writing Blu-ray discs at 2x (BD-R and BD-RE) up to a maximum capacity of 25GB for single layer and 50GB for dual-layer. The PX-B900A not only uses the latest Blu-ray technology, but is also a dual-layer DVD drive that combines multiple formats like DVD+/-R/RW and RAM - into one. It has a large 8MB buffer to ensure there is no data interruption. Write speeds: 2x BD-R/BD-RE, 8x DVD+R/-R/+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 4x DVD+R/-R DL, 5x DVD-RAM, 24x CD-R and 16x CD-RW. The Plextor PX-B900A is RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) compliant and will be available from September/October 2006 with 2-year warranty.

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    more importantly price?
     
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    Oh wow, looks like Blue Ray will sell like Ipods in 06.
     
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    Well, a lot of new technology is always expensive, and as time goes by and it gets more mainstream, the lower the price goes.
     
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    That's for sure... I wish I would've waited to get my AMD athlon X2 CPU. It's already down about $100 from the time I bought it not that long ago... shame.
     
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    you think thats bad.. when i bought my X1800XL, around feb., it was around 360 Euros.. now its around 199!!! Thats CRAZY.. :cry:
     
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    its really not that much the frist dvd burner was slow and 1000 buck. i rememeber............ it was only for the rich.........now i own one and so does everyone else so we must be all rich.
     
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    Actually I only have a dvd reader, I never found the use for a dvd burner with all the space I have on my PC, everything I need to send between comps fits fine on a CD or Ethernet cable :p. Oh I guess I'm still poor :(
     
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