Panasonic debuts 8x Blu-ray burner

Posted on Thursday, Aug 07 2008 @ 00:14 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Panasonic announced the first Blu-ray burner that can write Blu-ray discs at 8x speed. With the new Panasonic LF-PB371JD drive, which will be available in mid-September, you'll be able to burn 25GB Blu-ray discs in approximately 14 minutes while a 50GB disc will take about 28 minutes.

Furthermore, the drive also supports DVD-RAM (5x), DVD-R (16x), DVD-R DL (8x), DVD-RW (6x), CD-R (48x) and CD-RW(24x).

The price is said to be around 250EUR.

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