TechPlextor Launch PX-B120U USB Blu-ray Drive

Plextor Launch PX-B120U USB Blu-ray Drive


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Do you want to watch Blu-ray movies on your laptop but don’t have an internal Blu-ray drive? Well Plextor have the answer for you in the guise of their new PX-B12OU USB drive.

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Here is the full press release:

July 20th, 2010 – Plextor have today announced the launch of the PX-B120U – a nifty USB-powered external BD-ROM perfect for those wishing to enjoy high-definition and 3D media on the move.

Plextor is renowned for its high-performance media solutions, and the PX-B120U is no exception; with 4x Blu-ray playback, bundled software for added performance and a thoughtful and portable design.

Following a sneak preview at Computex earlier this year the PX-B120U is now available to buy across Europe for approximately £92 inc VAT.

Key Features:

* 4x Blu-ray playback

* USB powered for portability

* Top-loading mechanism for easy access

* Cyberlink Power DVD for added performance

* Trendy ripple design

* Compatible with forthcoming PlexMedia media player

* 2 year on-site warranty

USB Powered for entertainment on the go:

The PX-B120U external BD-ROM is USB powered, meaning it can be connected via USB to any computer to operate without a bulky separate power supply. Users can now say goodbye to boring journeys and enjoy a portable way to enjoy their favourite high definition and 3D movies and games* anywhere, anytime.

Funky and thoughtful design makes life stylishly easier:

Gone are the days where optical drives had to be plain and boring; the PX-B120U features a unique and super trendy ripple design in a glossy finish that any user will be proud to show off out and about.

The PX-B120U also integrates a top-loading mechanism, making it super accessible for swapping discs with maximum protection against damage.

Cyberlink Power DVD for top performance playback:

The PX-B120U comes bundled with the high-quality Cyberlink Power DVD software which has the ability to upscale standard definition videos to HD-like and 3D-like quality – enabling users to enjoy a truly cinematic experience without the need for expensive gadgets.

PlexMedia compatible for a set-top option:

Plextor are soon to be releasing the PlexMedia device, which users can connect to the PX-B120U to create a set-top Blu-ray player. With such compatibility and versatility the possibilities are endless for enjoying media content at home and away.

Exceptional warranty terms offer complete peace of mind:

Unlike many others of its kind, the PX-B120U offers an added level of reassurance with the Plextor ‘Fast Warranty Service’ – a 2 year on-site warranty across the EU, Norway and Switzerland (1 year elsewhere) – so users can feel secure in the knowledge that their must-have gadget is covered for longer.

plextor px-b120u specs

The PX-B120U is available now for approximately £92 inc VAT. So that is certainly cheaper that choosing the blu-ray option on a lot of laptops, and you can use it on other laptops, netbooks and desktops as well!

More information is available here:

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

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