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Forworld (PONY) BHLR001A Slot Loading BD-ROM Drive

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Forworld (PONY) BHLR001A Slot Loading BD-ROM Drive

Postby Ian on Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:35 pm

Forworld Electronics has released a new slot loading BD-ROM drive to the Taiwan market. Sold under the PONY brand, the BHLR001A reads Blu-ray Discs as well as DVD's and CD's.

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http://www.forworld.com.tw/ENGLISH/product_1-2.html

Not the most exciting specs...

BD Series
BD-ROM 2X
BD-R 2X
BD-RE 2X
BD-R DL 2X
BD- RE DL 2X
Average random search time: 108 ms

DVD Series
DVD+R 4X
DVD-R 4X
DVD+R DL 4X
DVD-R DL 4X
DVD+RW 4X
DVD-RW 4X
Average random search time: 252 ms

CD Rom
CD-R 10X
CD-RW 0X
Average random search time: 189 ms

Disc Size BD: 12 cm / DVD: 12 cm / CD: 12 cm

Disc Format BD:BD-R, BD-RE, BD- ROM, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL, BD- ROM DL
DVD:DVD Video, DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD+RW 4.7GB, DVD+R 4.7GB, DVD-RW 4.7GB, DVD-R 4.7GB, DVD+R9
CD:CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW

Interface SATA

Buffer 4 Mbytes

Eject Slot In


I have yet to see it for sale in the US but you can buy the PONY drive from a Taiwanese seller on eBay for about $135.
"Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt." - Steve Jobs
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