OWC Launches New Blu-Ray DVD/CD Drive Solutions

Take Advantage of Blu-Ray’s Super High 50GB Storage, Highest Video Resolution, Full HD Picture, & Surround Sound Burn Blu-ray, DVD, DVD-RAM, CD, & All Popular Types of Optical Media!

Mar 16, 2007 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today new OWC Blu-ray Internal and External Drive Solutions that are 100% compatible with any Windows or Mac system with an available IDE/ATAPI bay port (for internal drives), or any FireWire or USB 2.0 system port (for external drives).

Blu-Ray High-Capacity 50GB Storage per Disc

The OWC Blu-ray drives are the ideal solution for consumers with large amounts of data to archive or retrieve using optical media -- perfect for high-definition or other video, large photo, music, and data files. The Blu-ray drive solutions read and write Blu-ray, DVD, DVD-RAM, CD and virtually every optical media. The drives provide the advantages of Blu-ray, including high-capacity storage (up to 50GB per disc!) with write-once and rewriteable media at a speed up to 24X, full high-quality HD Picture, and Surround Sound capabilities.
Create your own High-Capacity DVDs using family and friends as the stars!
Blu-ray, the next generation of storage technology developed by Sony, gives you the freedom to create home movie and photo memories on long lasting discs with the highest video resolution now available on the market. Blu-ray has a broad base of industry support, with seven of the eight major movie studios and leading consumer electronics and IT hardware manufacturers providing a broad selection of Blu-ray discTM products.
The OWC Blu-ray Drive Solutions feature:

  • Burn up to 50GB of data or high-definition video per Blu-ray disc or up to 8.5GB using standard DVDs.
  • True Plug & Play, it’s never been easier to get started creating your own DVDs.
  • Supports FireWire and USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 backwards compatible) ports!
  • Includes two 25GB Blu-ray media discs.
  • Available bundled with full retail version of Toast 8 DVD/CD Authoring software.

Priced from $559.99 for Internal Drives (with standard IDE/ATAPI interface) and from $649.99 for External Drives, these solutions are available with the full retail version of Toast 8 DVD/CD Authoring software (with Blu-Ray Support), two 25GB Blu-ray media discs, and are covered under a 1 year warranty. All External drive solutions also include all required connecting cables. The OWC Blu-ray drive solutions are available immediately from OWC. For more information, see the website: /shop/optical-drives/Blu-Ray/

SuperDrive Drive Solutions Also Available from OWC

In addition to the Blu-Ray Drives, OWC also offers standard SuperDrive DVD/CD internal and external drive solutions from $29.99 with DVD burn speeds of up to 18X for both laptops and desktops for all Mac computers, including Mac Pro, PowerBook G4 Titanium 15”, 12/15/17” Aluminum; iBook G4, PowerMac G3, G4, G5; iMac G4; and eMac. For more information on
SuperDrive optical drive upgrades, see: /shop/optical-drives/superdrives/


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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