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Old 03-27-2008, 09:54 AM
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Buffalo announces new Blu-ray/HD DVD combo

Practical solution or more flogging of an already dead horse

tech.co.uk staff
26 Mar 2008 16:50 GMT

Buffalo Technologies has today announced a new double/triple format optical disc drive that can read and write Blu-ray and standard DVD and also read the now defunct HD DVD format.

The BRHC-6316U2 Combo Drive boasts single and double layer Blu-ray read/write speeds of up to 6x, along with HD DVD read speeds of up to 3x; and DVD read/write speeds of up to 16x. Using the drive dual-layer Blu-ray discs can be used to store up to 50GB of data.

The combo drive can be hooked up to any PC via a simple Plug&Play connection via USB. The drive also uses Buffalo's patented TurboUSB technology to further boost transfer speeds.

Could be a neat little solution for anyone who built themselves up a sizeable collection of HD DVD titles they don't really want to sell at a loss and then replace at a premium. Buffalo's new Combo Drive will be available in the UK from late April at an approximate cost of 284.

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Buffalo makes some amazing products! I suspect for the next couple of years we will see some computer products still able to read HD DVD.
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i really hope a company buys the license to hd dvd. it would be a shame to let the technology go to waste. with buffalo and plextor releasing these products its a step in the right direction
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As a R/W ripper and with Slysoft solution it's priceless... I'd luv to rip all my Disney trailers out, thats like 30 min of stuff I don't care to watch.
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