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.
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.
* 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.
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: http://www.plextor-digital.com/index.php/en/External-Blu-ray/px-b120u.html