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Lite-On/PLDS Showcases New Blu-ray Drives At CES

PostPosted: Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:53 pm
by Ian
Surprisingly, I haven't heard a peep from Lite-On or Plextor. This info comes from DigiTimes.

Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions (PLDS), a joint venture of Lite-On IT and Philips will exhibit three Liteon Blu-ray Disc (BD) drives, Plextor BD drives and SSDs at the upcoming 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), according to PLDS.

In addition to Japan-based Plextor, PLDS's OEM clients include Hewlett-Packard (HP), with OEM production undertaken by Lite-On IT. OEM business operation accounts for 60-70% of its total revenues and marketing of Liteon products the remainder, PLDS indicated.

Main models to be showcased at CES during January 6-9 are the Liteon 12x external BD burner supporting 3D and USB 3.0, the eHBU212, and 12x 3D-supporting internal BD Combo, the iHES212 as well as Plextor 12x external BD burner supporting USB 3.0 and eSATA, the PX-LB950UE, and 256GB M2S series SSDs which support SATA 6GB/sec. and can continuously read at 400MB/sec.

Re: Lite-On/PLDS Showcases New Blu-ray Drives At CES

PostPosted: Fri Jan 07, 2011 5:52 pm
by Ian
More info: ... t-ces.html

Also highlighted is the Plextor’s newly-improved 12X external Blu-ray writer, PX-LB950UE. The PX-LB950UE has been redesigned to improve user’s experience and performance with additional added media compatibility. This drive features the all-new Superspeed USB 3.0 and eSATA connections in one drive, providing bandwidth for blazing fast data transfer rate and shorten burn time. The drive is backward compatible with USB 2.0, which provides more flexibility to users. The PX-LB950UE will be available in the first quarter of 2011.

“For Lite-On, 3D Blu-ray has become a big focus as it’s a rapidly growing and changing market,” said Christine Hsing, Marketing Manager at PLDS.

Lite-On is proud to introduce its two latest products which support 3D playback – the ultra fast high performance eHBU212 12X External Blu-ray Writer and iHES212 12X Internal Blu-ray combo.

The eHBU212 features the Superspeed USB 3.0 at a 12X write speed. The eHBU212 is a feature-rich external 12X external BD Writer with 3D playback support, LightScribe technology, and patented Smart-Burn and Smart-X. This drive is capable of recording massive storage capacity of up to 50GB on a double layer BD-R disc. Housed in an external case, this drive provides easy USB connection for any notebook, netbook, or PCs.

The iHES212 12X BD Combo provides movie enthusiasts with an affordable alternate solution to complete their media center. With the iHES212, users can experience exceptional picture and sound quality, and has the ability to share personal creations of data files, presentations, home videos and other image files on DVDs or CDs.