Samsung Launches an External 3D Blu-ray Drive

Posted Mon Mar 28, 2011 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

It's capable of 3D playback as well as the conversion of 2D movies into 3D.

The latest Blu-ray hardware release from Samsung isn't a player or a home theater system, but an external drive made for use with PCs and Macs.

The SE-406A is compatible with all current major operating systems and can read Blu-rays, DVDs and CDs. It writes to CD and DVD, but not Blu-ray discs.

"With a compact footprint for easy portability, the new external 3D Blu-ray ODD is USB powered to eliminate electrical outlet requirements while enabling ultra fast data loading speeds," says Samsung VP Jim Elliott.

Samsung's new external 3D Blu-ray drive will be available in April at a price of $150.

Source: eCoustics

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Tags: Blu-ray Drives, 3D Blu-ray, Samsung (all tags)