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Asus Asus BW-12D1S-U Extreme 12x Blu-Ray Writing Speed with USB 3.0, Windows Vista, XP, 7 Compatible

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About the Asus BW-12D1S-U

The ASUS 12x Blu-Ray Writer with USB 3.0 is an external disc burner with a unique diamond shaped design. Capable of being situated vertically or horizontally on your desktop, this optical can burn Blu-ray, DVD and CD discs. It notably can write BD-R discs at a speed of a up to 12x, BD-R DL discs at up to 8X, BD-R LTH discs at up to 6x, BD-RE discs at up to 2x and BD-RE DL discs at up to 2x. In addition, to help facilitate quick data transfers, the drive connects to your computer with the fast USB 3.0 interface.

Beyond burning, the drive supports Blu-ray playback on a HDCP-compliant displays Also, with the included CyberLink software, it can play Blu-ray 3D video and add 3D depth to 2D video. Plus, with lossless pass-through for Dolby Digital EX and DTS-HD (5.1 channel) sound, you can experience movies or videos with cinema-like sound and visual quality.

Asus BW-12D1S-U Includes

  • Asus BW-12D1S-U Extreme 12x Blu-Ray Writing Speed with USB 3.0
  • 3D Red/Blue Glasses
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • Power Cable
  • Software CD
  • Asus Warranty

Asus BW-12D1S-U Features

  • Blu-Ray, DVD and CD Read Speeds: This burner writes BD-R discs at 12x, BD-R DL discs at 8x, BD-R LTH discs at 6x, BD-RE discs at 2x and BD-RE DL discs at 2x. It can read BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, BD-R DL and BD-ROM DL discs at 8x. It can read BD-R LTH and BD-RE DL discs at 6x
  • DVD and CD Write Speeds: Write speeds of up to 16x for DVD-R, DVD+R and DVD+RW discs, 8x for DVD±R DL discs, 6x for DVD-RW discs and 5x for DVD-RAM discs. Write speeds of up to 40x for CD-R discs and 24x for CD-RW discs
  • USB 3.0: The USB 3.0 interface connects to your computer and can transfer data at rate that is up to two times greater than USB 2.0. This interface is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports
  • 3D Blu-ray Visuals: Supports Blu-ray 3D technology for life-like movie experiences with CyberLink PowerDVD 10. Features technology to give depth to 2D video with real-time 2D-to-3D conversion with a single click of a button. It also supports DVD upscaling
  • Refresh Your Listening Experience: Experience crisp audio with lossless pass-through for Dolby Digital EX and DTS-HD (5.1 channels)
  • Blu-ray Entertainment: ASUS provides HD-like visuals via an innovative suite of advanced video enhancement technologies that deliver outstanding quality in DVD movies easily and flexibly
  • Unique Look and Flexible Orientation: The burner has a unique diamond-shaped design that is different from other burners. In addition, the burner can be placed either horizontally or vertically with a detachable stand

Asus BW-12D1S-U Specifications

Read Speed BD-R: 8X
BD-R(DL): 8X
DVD+R: 16X
DVD-R: 16X
DVD+R(DL): 12X
DVD-R(DL): 12X
CD-R: 40X
CD-RW: 24X
DVD Video Playback: 5X
VCD Playback: 9.3X
Audio CD Playback: 9.3X
Write Speed BD-R: 12X
BD-R(DL): 8X
DVD+R: 16X
DVD-R: 16X
DVD-R (DL): 8X
CD-R: 40X
CD-RW: 24X
Writing Mode BD-RE: Random Write
BD-R: Sequential Write
DVD+R & DVD+R (DL): Sequential Write
DVD-R & DVD-R(DL): DAO/Incremental Recording
DVD+RW: Random Write
DVD-RW: DAO/Restricted Overwrite/Incremental Recording
DVD-RAM: Random Write
CD-R/RW: DAO/TAO/SAO/Packet Write
Access time BD(SL/DL): 250 ms
DVD: 170 ms
CD: 150 ms
Interface USB 2.0/USB 3.0
Data Buffer 4 MB
OS Support Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
System Requirements CPU: Intel Pentium D 945(3.4GHz) or higher
RAM:1GB or more is recommended
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT or ATI X1600 series or above
Use HDCP Compatible display and VGA card to High Definition digital output
Disc Formats Audio CD, Video CD, CD-I, CD-Extra, Photo CD, CD-Text, CD-ROM/XA, Multi-session CD, DVD Video, BD video
Disc Diameters 12cm/8cm
Mounting Orientation Vertical and Horizontal (+5deg. to -5deg.)
Power Adapter Power +5V ±5%, 2A
Operating Temperature 5 deg.C to 40 deg.C
Storage Temperature -30 deg.C to 60 deg.C
Operating Humidity 15 % - 80 % (Non-condensing)
Storage Humidity 10 % - 90 % (Non-condensing)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 243 x 165 x 63 cm /95.66 x 64.96 x 24.80"
Weight Without Stand: 1160 g/40.91oz
With Stand: 1290 g/45.50oz
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