Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/04/23/buffalo_br_px68u2_blu_ray/

Buffalo punts portable Blu-ray box

BD playback, recording on your laptop, anyone?

By Tony Smith

Posted in Hardware, 23rd April 2010 10:18 GMT

Storage specialist Buffalo has unwrapped a portable Blu-ray Disc drive for all you laptop owners seeking BD playback.

And for those of you wanting to back up 25GB or 50GB of data at a time, since the BR-PX68U2 is a 6x BD-R and BD-RE burner capable of handling both single- and dual-layer media.

Buffalo BR-PX68U2

It'll also read and write the full array of DVD and CD media.

The drive is USB 2.0 bus powered and, at 137 x 142 x 20 mm, is sufficiently compact for easy portability. Buffalo bundles CyberLink Blu-ray Disc Suite for playback and recording on Windows machines.

Buffalo BR-PX68U2

Available this month, the BR-PX68U2 will retail for around £230. ®