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Asus BW-12D12-U External Blu-ray Drive is a Diamond in the Rough

by Shane McGlaun
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It’s common today for ultraportable notebooks and netbooks to come without an optical drive of any kind. The notebooks and desktops that do come with optical drives often lack the latest features like support for 3D Blu-ray. If you need an external optical drive to add to your rig that supports 3D and more Asus has a new one for you.

The Blu-ray drive is called the BW-12D1S-U and it has a cool looking glossy black case with facets like a diamond. It can stand vertically or sit horizontally on the desk. The drive is the fastest 12x burner on the market and uses OTS technology for burn quality. The Blu-ray drive connects to your computer via USB 3.0.

It ships with Magic Cinema tech inside to support playback of 3D Blu-ray films and to convert 2D films to 3D on the fly. The drive not only burns to Blu-ray media, but to just about all other forms of optical media as well. It works with Windows XP, Vista, and 7 machines and has includes plentiful software for burning and playback. No word yet on pricing or a release date.

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