May 27th, 2010 – Plextor, a leading brand in high-performance digital media solutions, have today announced the launch of a new external BD-Combo Super Multi Drive – the PX-B310U.
The PX-B310U is a portable device which allows users to enjoy watching high definition movies or backup their files to CD or DVD formats whilst away from the home or office. Bundled with a host of software including CyberLink BD Suite and PlexUtilities, users can enjoy optimum control over editing their data and controlling how the disc is created.
The PX-B310U is available from June for approximately £190.
PX-B310U Key Features:
* External portable design for total flexibility
* Playback high-definition Blu-Ray content at 6x
* Burn DVD or CD discs anywhere, anytime
* USB 2.0 Plug and Play for simple connectivity
* Access advanced burning controls with PlexUtilities
* Use CyberLink BD Suite for editing movies, discs and labels
* 2 year warranty* for peace of mind
Watch high definition blu-ray movies anywhere, anytime:
The PX-B310U drive sports a portable and robust external design, allowing users to carry it away from the home as a mobile entertainment solution. Using a Plug and Play USB 2.0 interface the drive connects quickly to any computer or netbook to deliver high definition* blu-ray playback – and at a lightning-fast 6x rate for superior quality.
Even standard definition content can be upscaled to HD – thanks to the TrueTheatre HD technology – making the PX-B310U perfect for watching favourite movies or TV shows to pass the time on a long journey.
Back-up important data and share files whilst on-the-move:
The all-in-one PX-B310U delivers more than just a playback experience, offering the function to burn data to CD and DVD formats whilst on the move. Whether users need to back-up important data whilst on a business trip, or want to share their favourite photos with friends and family, the PX-B310U does it all – effortlessly.
Give data and discs an expert finish with the CyberLink BD Suite:
The PX-B310U is bundled with the CyberLink BD Suite, which features a range of tools designed to give users control over every aspect of data archiving from start to finish – including authoring, burning, HD playback, slideshow creation, video and photo editing, music ripping and label creations.
PlexUtilities offers users ultimate control over disc burning features:
Plexutilities is an advanced application and diagnostic tool easy enough for novices to understand but powerful enough to suit professional users too.
The software gives users a range of extra features including the ability to view basic and advanced drive information (such as serial number and capabilities) and disc information (including sessions and tracks). It can provide greater fine-tuning over how discs are burned and test the quality and errors on discs after writing.
PlexErase allows users to permanently erase confidential data from discs, whilst PlexRead can help to improve playback of discs which are scratched or damaged.
Plexutilities also features automatic updates, providing users with the latest software and firmware for the drive for optimum performance well into the future. Users can also erase content permanently from discs with PlexErase and
Pricing, availability and warranty information:
The PX-B310U will be available from June 2010 for approximately £190.
In Europe, the PX-B310U is covered by Plextor’s Fast Warranty Service (2 year on-site warranty in the EU, Norway & Switzerland; 1 year in other countries).
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More information can be found at: www.plextor.com
Plextor is a leading brand of high-performance digital media solutions for professionals, consumers and enterprises. Since entering the European market in 1994, Plextor has introduced a number of award winning products, including CD/DVD recordable drives, Blu-ray drives, Portable HDD storage solutions, Media Players and Networked Attached Storage devices.