LF-PB271JD – 2nd Generation Panasonic Blu-ray Drive
Matsushita Electric (Panasonic) announced release
new writing drive LF-PB271JD, which belongs to the second generation
Blu-ray compatible devices.
This is the company’s first reportedly drive to maintain speed
4x records and comes out on the Japanese market.
LF-PB271JD is equipped with a Serial ATA interface,
compatible with Windows XP and Vista. The drive supports 4x speed for single and
Dual Layer (50GB) BD-R Discs. 2x speed available for rewritable
BD-RE media (25-GB and 50-GB). DVD and CD format discs are also supported.
16x speed is available for DVD-R / + R media, 8x for 2-layer DVD + R / -R DL and
6x for DVD-RW. DVD + RW can be recorded at 8x and 5x – DVD-RAM write speed.
The novelty is expected to be on sale in November. Price has not yet been announced.