ASUS Unleashes the revolutionary BDXL External Blu-ray Writer

ASUS has launched the SBW-06C2X-U external Blu-ray writer, a device that is capable ofburning up to 128GB of data on a single Blu-ray disc. It uses smart burn management to guarantee better and faster data backup performance at 6X Blu-ray writing, and comes with Magic Cinema technology for a complete Blu-ray 3D multimedia solution in the home. The attractive design has already won an iF Design Award for its innovation, versatility and aesthetics.

 The SBW-06C2X-U is anexternal Blu-ray writer that supports the new BDXLformat. This format expands on Blu-ray discs’ previous maximum capacity of 50GB up to 100GB on one BD-R (TL) disc, or 128GB on a single BD-R (QL) disc. The latter gives the equivalent capacity of 27 DVDs (at 4.7GB each), giving users’ massive data storage capabilities. For added perspective, a single 128GB Blu-ray disc can hold up to 1000 minutes of HD video.

Fitted with ASUS Turbo Engine technology, the SBW-06C2X-U works at 6X Blu-ray writing. At those speeds, 25GB of data takes a mere 23 minutes to burn. Intelligent auto tuning technology ensures the best burning strategy for each task, resulting in near perfect success rates, shorter waiting times and lower energy consumption. The SBW-06C2X-U therefore offers the best data writing experience currently available for any BDXL disc.

Bundled with the SBW-06C2X-U, Magic Cinema technology enables effortless conversion of filesinto 3D movies, photos and audio (in Dolby Digital and DTS-HD 5.1-channel). It also automatically converts existing 2D and DVD content to 3D if required by users.


Users can rest assured that the ASUS SBW-06C2X-U supports multiple OS platforms includingboth Windows and Mac OS X, negating the need of purchasingadditional external writers for each OS.

ASUS designers have taken inspiration from miniaturized architectural forms, to produce a design that uses elegant squared lines and a unique metal stand. The versatile stand supports horizontal and vertical placement for added convenience as well assaving the user precious desktop space. The innovative design of the SBW-06C2X-U has garnered a 2011 iF Design Award for its attractive and intelligent presentation.

SBW-06C2X-U External Blu-ray writer is available at an M.R.P of Rs. 9, 800/- (excluding taxes) and carries a warranty period of 1 year

22-Dec-2011 08:34:50