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Item No.: BD12XEXT
Stock Level: Discontinued
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Add Blu-ray Authoring Software
Extra Recordable Media


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Blu-ray Disc (BD) technology, with its ability to record to 25GB single-layer and 50GB dual-layer discs, is the next generation in optical disc storage and MCE Technologies has brought it to the Mac. In addition to writing to 25GB single-layer and 50GB dual-layer Blu-ray discs, the MCE Technologies Blu-ray External Recordable Drive is compatible with all DVD and CD recordable media including DVD�R/RW + Dual/Double Layer, DVD-RAM, and CD-R and CD-RW. The MCE Technologies Blu-ray External Recordable Drive includes a free 25GB Blu-ray (BD-RE) rewritable disc. You may also purchase Roxio Toast 10 Titanium Pro which includes the HD/BD Plugin or Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 optional software.


  • All-in-one recorder designed to offer the widest possible burning compatibility
  • Read and record Blu-ray media at up to 12x speeds!
  • Author hi-def Blu-ray videos using optional Roxio or Adobe software
  • Archive up to 25GB on single-layer or up to 50GB on dual-layer Blu-ray media
  • Write movies, music and data to 4.7GB DVD media or 8.5GB double-layer/dual-layer media
  • 2MB cache buffer
  • Buffer underrun protection
  • Bootable


  • Type: External
  • Interface: USB 2.0 and eSATA
  • Data Buffer: 2 MB
  • Loading Method: Power Tray
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 184 X 57 X 250mm (7.25" x 2.25" x 9.9")
  • Warranty: 1 year

Read and Write Support

Media Write (max) Read (max)
BD-R (Single Layer/Double Layer) 12x/8x 10x/8x
BD-RE (Single Layer/Double Layer) 2x/2x 8x/6x
BD-ROM (Single Layer/Double Layer) N/A 10x/8x
DVD-RAM 12x 12x
DVD-R (Single Layer/Dual Layer) 16x/8x 16x/12x
DVD-RW 6x 12x
DVD+R (Single Layer/Double Layer) 16x/8x 16x/12x
DVD+RW 8x 16x
DVD-ROM (Single Layer/Double Layer) N/A 16x/12x
CD-R 48x 48x
CD-RW 24x 48x
CD-ROM N/A 48x


  • Intel Mac or Mac with a PowerPC 1GHz or higher G4 or G5 running Mac OS 10.4.x or higher
  • USB 2.0 or eSATA port
  • Blu-ray authoring software requires Mac OS 10.4.8 or higher, 250MB of free disk space to install, up to 15GB of temporary free disk space during usage and QuickTime 7.1.3 or higher
Package Contents
  • External 12x Blu-ray Recordable Drive
  • USB Cable, eSATA cable
  • (1) 25GB Blank Blu-ray Re-writable (BD-RE) Disc

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