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I/O Magic 16X External Blu-ray Disc Rewriter


Product Description

The absolute best Blu-ray drive in the world.

It’s faster, quieter, and packs more data on a disk than any drive we’ve ever offered.  Plus,  since it’s compatible with every commonly used disk (and many not so common), you can be confident that the I/OMagic External Blu-ray Drive is the right choice for you.  4K, 3D, BD-RE, BDXL, DVD’s, CD’s, and just about anything else you could ask for all wrapped in a sleek & rugged metal case.  Let us make your dreams come true.


  • Store up to 25GB* on single layer BD Discs, or 50GB* on double layer discs
  • Triple Writer supports BD, DVD, and CD media
  • Includes buffer under-run technologies
  • Triple-laser optical pick-up
  • Store up to 2 hours of High Definition Video or up to 13 hours of standard-definition TV content
  • High Speed USB 2.0 Interface
  • Playback high definition video

System Requirements:

  • CPU: Pentium 4 2.0GHz or higher
  • OS Requirement: Microsoft® Windows Vista / 7 / 8
  • Memory: 512MB RAM or higher
  • Hard Drive: 30GB or higher available capacity
  • 1 Available USB 2.0 port

Blu-Ray Requirements for high definition playback:

  • Pentium D 3.4GHz or faster CPU
  • 1GB or higher RAM
  • HDCP capable graphics card with 256MB RAM
  • PCI Express x16
  • 1024x768 (recommended 1920x1080) resolution, 32bit color
  • 60GB or higher HDD capacity
  • HDCP capable monitor or TV

GPU recommendations:
nVidia: GeForce  6600GT/7600GT/7800GTX512/7900GX2/7900GTX/7950GX2 or better
ATI: X1600/X1800/X1900 series or better

Package Contents:

  • External Blu-Ray ReWritable drive
  • Power Cable
  • USB Cable
  • BD/DVD/CD Mastering Software
  • Video Authoring/Editing Software
  • Quick Install Guide


Maximum Write Speeds BD-R (SL): 2x, 4x CLV, 6x, 8x, 10x PCAV, 12x CAV, 16x CAV
(DL/ TL&QL): 2x, 4x CLV, 6x, 8x PCAV, 12x CAV/2x, 4x CLV, 6x ZCLV
BD-R (SL LTH): 2x, 4x CLV, 6x PCAV
DVD-R: 2x, 4x CLV, 8x ZCLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV
DVD-R DL: 2x, 4x CLV, 8x PCAV
DVD-RW (SL): 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x CLV
DVD-RAM: 2x, 3x, 5x CLV
M-DISC: 4x
DVD+R: 4x CLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV
DVD+R: DL 2.4x, 4x CLV, 8x PCAV
DVD+RW: 2.4x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV
CD-R: 8x, 16x CLV, 24x, 32x, 40x PCAV, 48x CAV
CD-RW: 4x, 10x, 16x CLV, 24x ZCLV
Maximum Read Speeds BD-ROM (SL/DL): 12x / 8x CAV
BD-R (SL L to H): 6x CAV
BD-R (SL/DL): 12x / 8x CAV
BD-R (TL/QL): 6x / 6x CAV
BD-RE (SL/DL): 8x /6x CAV
BDMV (AACS Compliant Disc): 12x
DVD-ROM (SL/DL): 16x / 12x CAV
DVD-R (SL/DL): 16x / 12x CAV
DVD-RW (SL): 12x CAV
DVD+R (SL/DL): 16x / 12x CAV
DVD-RAM: 2x, 3x, 5x CLV
M-DISC: 12x
DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc): 12x / 8x CAV (SL/DL)
CD-R/RW/ROM: 48x / 40x / 48x CAV
CD-DA (DAE): 40x CAV
80mm CD: 11.5x CAV
Access Time (Random) BD-ROM: 180 ms typical
DVD-ROM: 160 ms typical
DVD-RAM: 180 ms typical
CD-ROM: 150 ms typical
Sustained Transfer Rate BD-ROM: > 62.93 MB/s (>14x)
DVD-ROM: 22.16 MB/s (16x) max.
CD-ROM: 7,200 kB/s (48x) max.
Burst Transfer Rate 1.5 Gb/s (10b side)
1.2 Gb/s (8b side)
Buffer Size 4 MB (Under-run prevention embedded)
Host Interface Serial ATA
Operating System Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP
Compliance RoHS

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I/OMagic products are warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for one year from the date of purchase. Read More

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