FastMac has introduced its 2x Blu-ray Disc “SuperDrive.” The drive is a slimline, slot-loading model designed to serve as a replacement to the internal optical drive included on slot-loading Mac laptops and desktops. It costs $999.95.
The drive is compatible with the following Mac models: iBook G4, iMac G5, iMac Intel, MacBook Pro 17-inch, Mac mini, PowerBook G3 “Pismo”, PowerBook G4 “Titanium” and PowerBook G4 “Aluminum.”
The device is aimed at users who need to store huge amounts of data on removable discs. The drive can write up to 50GB of data on a single dual-layer Blu-Ray Disc. It’s also compatible with all CD and DVD media, and operates as an 8x DVD+/-RW drive. It can write 2x BD-RE and 2x BD-R media.
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