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Lite-On iHES206 BD Combo Drive

Postby Ian on Mon Oct 06, 2008 12:35 pm

Lite-On has officially announced its new BD Combo drive. The iHES206 reads single layer Blu-ray discs at 6x and is capable of 16x DVD±R, 8x DVD±R DL, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW and 12x DVD-RAM writing speeds. The drive is scheduled to ship in November for an estimated retail price of 139 euro ($188US). No word on when it will hit the US.

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Lite-On proudly introduces its 6X internal Blu-ray Disc Combo, iHES206. The new Blu-ray Disc Reader plus DVD Writer provides consumers an all-in-one solution to playback high definition content, while maintaining the capability of archiving data onto CD or DVD.

The Lite-On iHES206 with Serial ATA interface is a great solution for enthusiasts who wish to enjoy the advanced technologies of Blu-ray in home entertainment. It will not only allow them to play high-definition content such as Blu-ray movies, it will also provide users all the advantages of a DVD Writer.

The iHES206 is capable of recording on today’s most popular DVD and CD media in the market, and playback from media such as Blu-ray Discs, DVD, and CD. The drive can read BD-R/RE/ROM discs at 6X (Double Layer at 4X). It can write DVD±R at 16X, DVD±R DL and DVD+RW at 8X, DVD-RW at 6X and DVD-RAM at 12X.
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Re: Lite-On iHES206 BD Combo Drive

Postby MediumRare on Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:35 pm

Any idea if it supports quality tests like the BD-ROM drives ?

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Re: Lite-On iHES206 BD Combo Drive

Postby Ian on Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:21 pm

According to earlier reports, it had a Mediatek chipset. If its anything like the DH-4O1S, it probably will.
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Re: Lite-On iHES206 BD Combo Drive

Postby Ian on Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:56 am

Its coming to the U.S. at the end of this month. No word on price yet.

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