Slot Loading Pioneer Blu-ray Burner Stands Up to the Competition

BDR-XS05 Blu-ray Burner can be Used Horizontally or Vertically

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today officially released its BDR-XS05 slot loading BD/DVD/CD burner, which can be used in a horizontal or vertical (standing up) position to save on desk space. The slot loading mechanism on the BDR-XS05 adds elegance and a differentiating style to conventional tray or clamshell drives, and is intended for discerning consumers opting for a device that combines technology, performance and great cosmetic appeal. The versatile and slim BDR-XS05 supports all BDXL™ discs and includes CyberLink® software for Blu-ray™ and DVD playback, video editing and authoring, and data/file storage. In addition, the drive offers USB 3.0 connectivity for high speed read and write performance.

“The BDR-XS05 not only offers great performance, but we’ve also made it fun and functional by letting users customize it so it’s not just another computer device sitting on a table or desk,” said Steven Cohn, director of optical sales for the Home Electronics Industrial Department at Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. “With the clear top plate, users can change the color with the three inserts we’ve included in the packaging or add their own insert such as a picture so the device becomes part of the office or home décor.”

The BDR-XS05 also offers additional advantages including Pioneer’s unique technologies, PureRead 2+ and Auto Quiet Mode.

BDR-XS05 Advantages:

The Pioneer BDR-XS05 is now available with a suggested retail price of $149.

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