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USB 3.0 External Writer 

Item #: 79103
Retail Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $145.00
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DIGISTOR™ USB 3.0 External CD/DVD/BD-RE writer

The DIGISTOR External Blu-ray Burner is also the perfect match for Post Production, Video Archiving and Audio/Video Professionals. With modern USB 3.0 design but fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems the DIGISTOR External Blu-ray burner is the industries most compatible Blu-ray drive.

Compatible with all MAM-A CD-R, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, BD-R, BD-RE and BD-XL media.

One-year manufacturer's warranty.

Battery Assisted Single USB Mode

  • Self charging internal battery for convenient single USB conection.

  • Continual use of 3-4 hours on a single charge, and will automatically recharge while idle.

  • Highly compatible with all computers both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

1.) Connect USB plug to your system.
2.) Connect micro-USB 3.0 plug to back of your optical drive.
(Cable provided with drive)

What type of drive is this?

External USB 3.0 Blu-ray Optical Drive
Interface: USB 3.0
Loading Method: Tray Load
Weight: 0.85 lbs
23mm (H) x 138mm (W) x 171mm (D)

What's in the Product Box:

  • DIGISTOR™ External Blu-ray Burner USB 3.0 (Tray Load)
  • Single USB 3.0 Cable, backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Quick Start Guide
  • (1) DIGISTOR™ 25GB BD-R Disc
  • REWIND™ Archiving Software for PC and Mac ($39.99 value!)
  • Blu-ray Multimedia Software Suite for PC

What are the system requirements for this External Blu-ray optical drive?

Windows PC:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP, Vista, 7
  • Desktop, laptop, notebook or netbook with available USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port

Apple Mac:

  • Mac OSX 10.6 or later for full functionality
  • MacPro, iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro with available USB 3.0 Port
  • DIGISTOR includes Personal Archiving Software for Mac: REWIND™ Archiving Software for PC and Mac and recommends this Multimedia sofware for Mac: Roxio Toast 11 PRO for Mac (not included)

Blu-ray usage on Mac OS X computers

  • Burn data to Blu-ray disc supported via Personal Archive software such as REWIND™ Archiving Software for PC and Mac or Multimedia softwareRoxio Toast 11 PRO for Mac (not included)
  • Read data from Blu-ray disc supported (native)
  • Unable to watch Blu-ray movies (Apple does not yet support Blu-ray movie playback on the Mac).
  • Authoring of a Blu-ray movie is supported using 3rd party software such as Adobe Encore or Roxio Toast with additional Movie Authoring plugin (plugin not included).


Media Write Read
BD-R (25GB SL/50GB DL) 6x(25GB) / 6x(50GB) 6x(25GB) / 6x(50GB)
BD-R XL (100GB TL/128GB QL) 4X(100GB) / 4x(128GB) 4X(100GB) / 4x(128GB)
BD-RE (25GB SL/50GB DL) 2X(25GB) / 2X(50GB) 6X(25GB) / 4X(50GB)
BD-RE XL (100GB TL) 2X(100GB) 2X(100GB)
DVD-RAM (Bare Disc) 3-5X 3-5X
DVD-R (Single Layer/Dual Layer) 8x(SL) / 6x(DL) 8x(SL) / 8x(DL)
DVD-RW 6x 8x
DVD+R(Single layer/Dual Layer) 8x(SL) / 6x(DL) 8x(SL) / 8x(DL)
CD-R 24X 24X
CD-RW 24X 24X

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