OWC Lowers Price On Award-Winning Blu-ray Drives
Posted Aug 23, 2007

Other World Computing (OWC) http://www.macsales.com, a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today that it has lowered the price of its new award-winning OWC Mercury Blu-ray Internal and External Drive Solutions, priced now starting at $499.99 for internal and $599.99 for external drives. Winner of the American Photo 2007 Editor’s Choice Award for Best Storage Products, the OWC Mercury Blu-ray Drive is a FireWire/USB2 Plug & Play Blu-Ray Burner + DVDRW/CDRW that is 100% compatible with any Windows or Mac system with an available IDE/ATAPI bay port (for internal drives), or any FireWire or USB 2.0 system port (for external drives).

The OWC Blu-ray drives are the ideal solution for consumers with large amounts of data to archive or retrieve using optical media -- perfect for high-definition or other video, large photo, music, and data files. The Blu-ray drives read and write Blu-ray, DVD, DVD-RAM, CD and virtually every optical media. The drives provide the advantages of Blu-ray, including high-capacity storage (up to 50GB per disc) for write-once or rewriteable media at a burn speed of 24X, full high-quality HD Picture, and Surround Sound capabilities.

Blu-ray, the next generation of storage technology developed by Sony, gives you the freedom to create home movie and photo memories on long lasting discs with the highest video resolution now available on the market. Blu-ray has a broad base of industry support, with seven of the eight major movie studios and leading consumer electronics and IT hardware manufacturers providing a broad selection of Blu-ray disc products.

OWC Blu-ray Drive Features

Priced at $499.99 for OWC Mercury Blu-ray Internal Drives (with standard IDE/ATAPI interface) and $599.99 for External Drives, these solutions are available with the full retail version of Toast 8 DVD/CD Authoring software (with Blu-Ray Support), two 25GB Blu-ray media discs, and are covered under a 1 year warranty. All External drive solutions also include all required connecting cables.

The OWC Blu-ray drive solutions are available immediately from OWC. For more information, go to http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/optical-drives/Blu-Ray/.