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Pioneer Desktop/Tower Blu-Ray Reader + DVD&CD Writer: up to 8X Blu-ray Read; 16X DVD-R/RW Read&Write, 8X DVD-DL R/RW Read&Write, 40X CDR/RW Read&Write. Internal Black SATA Optical Drive. 1 Year Warranty. (BDC-207DBK) Same Day $79.95
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Pioneer BDC-207DBK

16X 5.25" Internal Blu-ray Player, DVD&CD Writer

Mac / PC / DVD Multi Recorder / Rewritable / Blu-ray
 
Want to add Blu-ray playback capability to your PC? Want to convert your PC into a home theatre system? Already have software? Then the BDC-207DBK Blu-ray Combo drive is for you. The BDC-207DBK drive is perfect for system builders, for those looking to upgrade to a Blu-ray player, or for those who already have software.

The BDC-207DBK is an internal SATA drive. It can read up to 8x with BD-R (25GB) and BD-R dual layer (50GB) media. The drive is also backwards compatible, so it can read and write to most DVD and CD formats. Click on the "Specifications" tab to see all supported media formats, as well as the read and write speeds achievable.

Want to watch Blu-ray 3D titles? Well the BDC-207DBK drive is 3D capable. All you need is 3D playback software and a 3D display system and you're ready to go.

The BDC-207DBK drive has features such as a QuickStart which enables the disc to be ready 42% faster than previous models; a Noise Suppression design to minimize noise, helpful when watching movies or listening to music; an Anti-Dust design to increase durability; and Precision Writing Technology to minimize write errors. And of course being a Pioneer drive, the BDC-207DBK drive supports a wide range of blank media.
Reads Blu-ray discs
Although commercial Blu-ray movie playback not supported in OS X, Blu-ray discs do mount on the desktop and can be backed up to the computer or played via third party software options.

Pioneer BDC-207DBK Specs:

General

Drive Type
Internal Blu-ray Reader & DVD/CD Writer
Form Factor
5.25" Desktop
Interface
SATA
Loading Mechanism
Tray
Bezel Color
Black
Buffer Memory
4MB
Mounting Orientation
Vertical / Horizontal
Manufacturer Model Number
BDC-207DBK
RoHS Compliant
Yes

Performance

Supported Formats
BD-ROM, BD-ROM DL, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, DVD-ROM, DVD-ROM DL, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
Recording Modes
Disc-at-Once, Session-at-Once, Track-at-Once, Packet Writing (variable and fixed), Multi-Session

Capacity

Data Capacity
50GB : Blu-ray Double Layer
25GB : Blu-ray
8.5GB : DVD General Use Double Layer
4.6GB : DVD General Use
700MB : 79 minute CD
650MB : 74 minute CD
550MB : 63 minute CD

Disk Labeling

Disc Labeling Capability
No

Physical

Height (max)
42.3mm (1.67")
Width (max)
148.1mm (5.83")
Length (max)
180.1mm (7.09")
Weight (typical)
750g (1.65lbs.)

Maximum Read Speeds

BD-ROM
8X
BD-R
8X
BD-RE
8X
BD-ROM (Dual Layer)
8X
BD-R (Dual Layer)
8X
BD-RE (Dual Layer)
6X
DVD-R
16X
DVD+R
16X
DVD-R (Dual Layer)
12X
DVD+R (Dual Layer)
12X
DVD-RW
12X
DVD+RW
12X
DVD-ROM
16X
DVD-ROM (Dual Layer)
12X
CD-ROM
40X
CD-R
40X
CD-RW
24X

Maximum Write Speeds

DVD-R
16X
DVD+R
16X
DVD-R (Dual Layer)
8X
DVD+R (Dual Layer)
8X
DVD-RW
6X
DVD+RW
8X
CD-R
40X
CD-RW
24X

Reliability

System Requirements

Mac
Mac OS 10.2 or higher
Authoring software, such as Roxio Toast
Available 5.25" drive bay and SATA connection
At this time Commercial Blue-ray movie playback not supported in OS X.
PC
Intel® Pentium® 700 MHz
Microsoft® Windows® ME, 2000, XP
Burning software
Minimum of 64MB of RAM
Available 5.25" drive bay and SATA connection
OWC Notes:

Requires disabling of hard disk sleep in Mac Pro Systems to prevent drive from disappearing during sleep. To disable hard disk sleep go to the Apple --->System Preferences ---> Energy Saver and uncheck "Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible."
Manufacturer provided specifications for Pioneer p/n BDC-207DBK UPC#: 884938183338
This Optical Drive is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.40GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro Quad-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2009 8-Core)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2009 Quad-Core)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.33GHz
PC Desktop
PC Desktops
Compatible with Intel / AMD Process based PCs capable with the specifications listed above.
Pioneer BDC-207DBK Mfr P/N: BDC-207DBK OWC SKU: PIOBDC207DBK 5.25" Internal Blu-ray Reader & DVD/CD Writer 1 Year Warranty Ships: Same Day only $44.99 Pioneer BDC-207DBK In Stock, Click to Buy Now
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