Pioneer Introduces World's First 15X Internal BDXL, BD, DVD, CD Writer

BDR-2208 Reads and Writes Discs and Supports Blu-ray 3D Playback

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today unveiled the BDR-2208, the world’s first 15x internal Blu-ray burner and fastest drive on the market to date.1 The internal SATA drive can read and write to all BDXL™ disc formats, including BD-R and BD-RE triple-layer 100GB media and BD-R quad-layer 128GB media, as well as conventional recordable Blu-ray Disc™ (single-layer 25GB media and dual-layer 50GB media). In addition, the drive features PowerRead™ and Pioneer’s PureRead2, Auto Quiet Mode and QuickPlay technologies.

The BDR-2208 is packaged with CyberLink® software that gives users the ability to play standard Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D titles on correctly configured computers, as well as author high-definition Blu-ray Disc content, while also delivering the ability for high-capacity data storage. The CyberLink software also upscales standard definition movies to look better on HD displays and converts 2D video files and DVDs into a 3D experience.

“When it comes to computers and computer peripherals, consumers look for conveniences such as speed and power and we’re providing both on our latest Blu-ray burner,” said Steven Cohn, director of optical sales for the Home Electronics Industrial Department at Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. “Our new BDR-2208 is the fastest drive available today and is equipped with power to handle multiple disc formats, regardless of whether the user is saving data or playing back content.”

BDR-2208 Advantages:

The Pioneer BDR-2208 will be available in late October with a suggested retail price of $99.99.

More details can be found at www.pioneerelectronics.com/drives.

1Surveyed by Pioneer on 10/17/2012. 15x achieved using certain BD-R SL(25GB) media.
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When compared with the 2207/207 models.
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Not guaranteed to read discs in all conditions or under all PC environments.

PIONEER is a registered trademark of Pioneer Corporation.
BLU-RAY, BLU-RAY DISC, BLU-RAY 3D and BDXL are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association.
POWERREAD is a registered trademark of Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc.
CYBERLINK, POWERDVD, POWERDIRECTOR and POWER2GO are trademarks or registered trademarks of CyberLink Corporation.


Specifications Write disc Read disc Write speed
BD BD-R (Single/Dual/Triple/Quadruple layer),
BD-RE (Single/Dual/Triple layer)
BD-R LTH
BD-ROM (Single/Dual layer),
BD-R (Single/Dual/Triple/Quadruple layer),
BD-RE (Single/Dual/Triple layer),
BD-R LTH
-R: 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 10x, 12x, 15x
-R DL: 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 10x, 12x, 14x
-R TL: 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x
-R QL: 2x, 4x, 6x
-R (LtH): 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x
-RE: 2x
-RE DL: 2x
-RE TL: 2x
DVD DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW,
DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, High speed DVD+RW,
DVD-RAM3

DVD-ROM (Single/Dual layer),

DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW,

DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW,

DVD-RAM3

 

-R: 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 12x, 16x
-R DL: 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x
-RW: 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x
+R: 2.4x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 12x, 16x
+R DL: 2.4x, 4x, 6x, 8x
+RW: 2.4x, 3.3x, 4x, 6x, 8x
-RAM: 2x, 3x, 5x
CD CD-R, CD-RW, HS CD-RW, US CD-RW, US+CD-RW CD-ROM (Mode 1&2), CD-ROM XA,
Photo CD (Single/Multi-session), Video CD,
CD-DA, CD-Extra, CD-R, CD-RW

-R: 4x, 10x, 16x, 24x, 32x, 40x
-RW: 4x, 10x, 16x, 24x

 


Interface Serial ATA Revision 2.6
Read Speed BD-ROM (SL) 12x Max
BD-ROM (DL) 8x Max
DVD-ROM (SL) 16x Max
DVD-ROM (DL) 12x Max
CD-ROM 40x
Buffer memory size 4MB
Mounting Vertical or Horizontal4
Size 5.83” (W) x 7.09” (D) x 1.67” (H)
Weight 740g (1.63 lbs)


Minimum Systems Requirements

Hardware Available Serial ATA (SATA) port
Supported OS Microsoft Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP SP3
CPU Intel® Core 2 DUO E6750 (2.66GHz), AMD® Phenom 9450 (2.1GHz) or faster
Memory 2GB required for Blu-ray playback
3GB recommended for editing HD video
HDD Space 5GB minimum, 128GB for BDXL burning
Video Intel G45, NVIDIA®, GeForce® 8600GT, AMD Radeon® HD2600 or faster
Display HDCP compliant display required for playback of high-definition copy protected content
1024 x 768 minimum display resolution
3D Playback 3D display system required

3 Drive only supports non-cartridge DVD-RAM version 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2.
4 An 80mm disc is not supported when the drive is mounted vertically. 80mm disc adaptors not supported.

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