May 29, 2008 LaCie has doubled burn speeds to 4x for its d2 Blu-ray Drive and has updated the aluminum alloy case and software suite. The multi-format drive records, rewrites and reads 25GB or 50GB BD-R (recordable) and BD-RE (rewritable), as well as DVD±RW DL and CD±RW and comes fully equipped with Roxio burning software, including Easy Media Creator for Windows, and Toast Titanium for Mac, and dual FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 interfaces.
The drive, featuring a design by Neil Poulton, comes with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and FireWire interfaces and can back up as much as 10 DVDs worth of files at a throughput of 18MB/s.
LaCie d2 Blu-ray Drives are available for a RRP of USD$649.99.
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