Optical storage innovator Lite-On announces today the introduction of their first external slim Blu-ray drive: eSEU206. The eSEU206 is a highly portable USB powered Blu-ray COMBO drive that can read Blu-ray discs at 6x speed. The eSEU206 can write DVD- and CD media at 8x speed and 24x speed respectively.


At only 350 grams the ultra-light eSEU206 Blu-ray COMBO is the perfectly portable drive, making High-Definition Blu-ray movies available wherever you are. With its 145mm x 155mm dimensions and mere 21mm at its thickest, the drive will fit into any bag or briefcase. Conveniently powered by USB 2.0 the drive needs no additional power adapter making it the perfect travel companion for movie lovers.

Optimized for smooth Blu-ray playback the drive brings high-definition movies to laptop PCs thanks to a full Cyberlink PowerDVD software suite supporting 3D playback. Furthermore all the applications you need for easy disc burning, DVD video editing, backup, and advanced disc burning are provided as well. With the added LightScribe technology you can create and burn your personalized designs onto the labels of LightScribe compatible DVDs and CDs.

“With the eSEU206, Lite-On is launching its first slim and portable Blu-ray solution to the market”, says Maarten Souren, Marketing Manager at Lite-On. “Finally there is an elegant Lite-On Blu-ray solution to connect to your laptop, notebook, or netbook to experience Blu-ray movies wherever you travel.” adds Souren.

Whether you want to enjoy your high definition movies on the train, backup files in your hotel room, or create video DVDs on the go, the light compact eSEU206 is the perfect way to experience the brilliance of a Blu-ray COMBO, anytime, anywhere.

The eSEU206 will be available from June 2011 for a suggested end-user price of EUR 125.