Buffalo Technology launches External 12x USB 3.0 Blu-ray™ Drive

Converts regular movies into 3D and up scales DVDs and video files to HD quality

Middle East, 03, September 2010: Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage, wireless networking and memory solutions, announces the launch of a 12x External USB 3.0 Blu-ray™ Drive. Designed for early adopter users seeking the best playback and burning performance of Blu-ray™ discs, DVDs, or CDs on their PCs, the BR3D-12U3 Drive upgrades your computer with an ultra speed Blu-ray™ Writer that can write up to 50GB, on a double layer Blu-ray™ disc.

The BR3D-12U3 Drive is an ultra speed Blu-ray™ Writer that can write up to 50GB, on a double layer Blu-ray™ disc. A simple plug-n-play interface in collaboration with the installation of the CyberLink Media Suite Software on your computer allows a user to burn and play Blu-ray™ Discs/Movies with the high speed USB 3.0 connection. Backward compatible with DVD & CD formats, this drive fulfils the need of a single device for all optical media.

“The latest addition to our USB 3.0 stable, this 12x External USB 3.0 Blu-ray™ Drive is a perfect accessory for customers who require fast speed back up to Blu-ray media, or would like to experience regular DVDs in near HD quality with the CyberLink DVD Upscaling Featuresaid Jasem Al Roomi, Director at Buffalo Advantec FZCO. “In addition to this, the drive now features a unique 3D technology encoder that adds a new dimension to movies and makes them more dramatic.”

Other Key Features

  • Up to 12x Blu-ray™ Write using a USB 3.0 connection
  • Up to 6x Blu-ray™ Write using a USB 2.0 connection with TurboUSB technology
  • CyberLink Media Suite, Includes PowerDirector, PowerProducer, PowerDVD, Power2GO, PowerBackup, InstantBurn, and MediaShow
  • Ideal for use in making backup videos, photos and music

Pricing and Availability

The Buffalo External 12x USB 3.0 Blu-ray™ Drive will be available from leading retailers and authorized Buffalo business solution partners around the Middle East beginning September 2010. Backed by a two-year warranty, the External 12x USB 3.0 Blu-ray™ Drive also comes packaged with the Set up DVD-ROM with CyberLink Blu-ray Disc Suite.

BR3D-12U3-EU Buffalo External 12x USB 3.0 Blu-ray™ Drive

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About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was the worldwide consumer NAS market leader in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 (In-Stat).

The company’s storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.

Buffalo’s product portfolio includes its TeraStation NAS devices which are specifically designed to bring Enterprise Storage to the SMB.  The LinkStation range of NAS products, takes multimedia NAS to the home, and enables you to create a central location to store files, photos and music, simply and easily. The AirStation™ range of easy-to-use, high performance wireless networking products for the SMB/SoHo and home user, with industry-leading AOSS™ (AirStation One-Touch Secure System) technology, allows users to build and manage secure wireless networks at home or in the office at the push of a button.

Buffalo’s strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, Broadcom™, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home.

Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, Germany, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit www.buffalo-technology.com.

© Buffalo Inc. 2010. BUFFALO logo, AirStation, Nfiniti, AOSS, TeraStation, LinkStation, DriveStation, DriveStation 2Share, MiniStation, Dualie and LinkTheater are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Melco Holdings Inc. or Buffalo Inc. Microsoft Windows and Microsoft logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft corporation in United States and/or other countries.  The names and logos of other companies mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

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