Panasonic announces three Blu-ray Disc burners

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Panasonic
Japan today officially announced its first Blu-ray Disc burners. The SW-5582 is
a half-height burner with support for burning and reading BD-R/RE single layer
(SL) and dual layer (DL) discs at 2x speed (72 Mbps) as well as writing and
reading all DVD and CD formats. A retail version of the drive, called
LF-MB121JD, will also be available in Japan on June 10.

Panasonic also announced two
BD slim burners for notebooks, the UJ-210 and the UJ-215. The former is a tray
loading drive and the latter is a slot loading drive:

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Panasonic

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SW-5582


UJ-215


UJ-210


Type


Half-height


Slim slot


Slim tray


Interface


ATAPI


ATAPI


ATAPI


 


Write


Read


 Write


 Read


 Write


 Read


BD-R SL/DL


2x


2x


1x


1x


1x


1x


BD-RE SL/DL


2x


2x


1x


1x


1x


1x


BD-ROM



2x



1.6x



1.6x


DVD-RAM


5x


5x


5x


5x


5x


5x


DVD-R SL


8x


8x


8x


8x


8x


8x


DVD-R DL


4x


8x


2x


6x


2x


6x


DVD-RW


6x


8x


4x


6x


4x


6x


DVD+R SL


8x


8x


8x


8x


8x


8x


DVD+R DL


4x


8x


2.4x


6x


2.4x


6x


DVD+RW


8x


8x


4x


6x


4x


6x


CD-R


24x


32x


8x


24x


8x


24x


CD-RW


16x


24x


8x


24x


8x


24x


DVD-ROM



8x



8x



8x


CD-ROM



32x



24x



24x


Seek time


210 ms
(BD-ROM)


300 ms
(BD-ROM)


Size


146x190x41.3mm 


128x127x12.7mm


Panasonic LF-MB121JD

More information is
available in Panasonic’s press releases here and here.

Source: Panasonic

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