Buffalo introduces the world’s first 8x Blu-ray burner. Both internal (BR-816FBS)SATA version and external (BR-816SU2) version with USB 2.0/eSATA interface are available.
Bases on Panasonic’s SW-5584 BD burner, Buffalo’s new burner is able to write Blu-ray recordable discs (BD-R) at 8x, and dual-layer BD-R, BD-RE at 2x. It comes with 8MB buffer.
The new 8x Blu-ray burner can also do 16x burning for DVD±R, 5x for DVD-RAM, 8x for DVD±R DL, 6x for DVD-RW and 8x for DVD+RW. It can also burner CD-R/RW discs.
Two versions of burner are to be shipped next month.