Buffalo announced in Japan a new slim external Blu-ray burner, the BRXL-PC6U2-BK with support for high-capacity BDXL media. The BDXL is triple-layer/quad-layer Blu-ray Disc format that offers 100GB/125GB of capacity. Buffalo’s slim burner can write BD-R QL and BD-R TL at up to 4X as well as BD-R, BD-R DL at 6x, BD-RE and BD-RE TL/DL at 2x.
The 19mm thick Buffalo BRXL-PC6U2-BK use USB 2.0 interface and in order to utilize full capability of the drive, you need to plug the secondary USB 2.0 connection for power. The burner also supports DVD recording and CD recording. It comes with CyberLink’s media suite.
To be released later this month, the Buffalo BRXL-PC6U2-BK external BDXL burner is priced at 22,100 Yen.