Buffalo Inc. unveils portable DVD writer


Mumbai: Buffalo Inc. has launched its high performance line of MediaStation 8x Portable DVD Writers. The compact and light form factor makes it an affordable, portable DVD writer, ideal for price-conscious consumers who want a high quality alternative to laptop manufacturers expensive options.

The new Buffalo MediaStation 8x Portable DVD Writer enables you to records/write onto any combination of DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, CD-R, and C -RW media. The writer can be conveniently connected to and powered by a USB 2.0 port. Powered by Nero Data Writing software suite the ultra slim Media Station is a right choice for digital life style home users. .Where as the high speed capabilities makes it ideal for the corporate, professional and small office.

Buffalo Inc. focuses on the potential Indian market to sell the portable DVD drives as UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) market in India is increasing but such devices don’t have an optical drive. The UMPC price zone being affordable for the Indian consumers, justifies Buffalo Inc. to come up with an affordable and portable DVD Writer.

"With PC penetration today reaching almost every household and becoming an integral part of not only work but also entertainment, the range of new optical devices like Buffalo’s portable DVD Writer will act as a catalyst for users to use the PC more effectively." Says Buffalo Inc area manager, Southeast Asia and Oceania Group Kazuhiro Tabuchi.

The DVD writers are compatible with Windows/Macintosh software and allow other multimedia peripherals including digital and video cameras, thus making them simple to share other systems.