Pioneer has recently announced a new Blu-ray burner which is capable of burning BDXL media, in case you do not know BDXL optical discs can store up to 128GB of data on them.
Buffalo will be offering these drives as the BRXL-6U2 and the BRXL-6FBS-BK, the Buffalo BRXL-6U2 is an external USB 2.0 model, whilst the Buffalo BRXL-6FBS-BK is an internal drive which connects via SATA.
The 128GB 4-layer media and 100GB 3-layer media can be written at up to 4x, here is a breakdown of the many Bu-ray formats which are supported BD-RE XL, BD-R XL, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE and BD-RE DL.
At the moment we have no idea of pricing, however we do know that shipping will begin in November, we will have to keep you posted as we find out more.
Would you back up important data on an optical disc?