I-O Data intros slim external Blu-Ray drive

I-O Data presented to us their first ever slim external Blu-Ray drive. With this slim external Blu-Ray drive, I-O Data helps Blu-Ray entering the mainstream market and reach more users in that level.


The snapshot above show us the slimness of the Blu-Ray drive, measuring in 138 (W) x 143 (D) x 21 (H) mm. I-O Data slim external blu-ray drive is using USB 2.0 interface with 4MB buffer memory. The reading speed of this disc drive is ranging from:

  • Read BD-R, BD-RE and BD-ROM at 4.8x
  • Write DVD+R/RW DVD-R at 8x
  • Write DVD-RW at 6x
  • Write DVD+R/-R Double Layer at 4x
  • Write CD-R at 24x
  • Write CD-RW at 16x


The weight of I-O Data slim external Blu-Ray drive is only 800 grams. If you are interested in this new portable drive, please wait for this April (2 months later) for this disc drive on sale. The price is predicted to be at $296. I will update it to our deal section if it has become available.

(via TechFresh)

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2 comments… add one
  • shiller

    I am looking for installation software for IO-DATA external harddisk.


  • shiller

    Sorry forgot to mention the size 250 GB external harddisk drive of IO-DATA.


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