Ahh, the humble ROM drive. The pro to the connectivity is the fact that we’ve only got 1 cable. Scroll Back to Top menu. Main menu Blog Projects About. Great selection, community and service. Help us make GadgetSpeak the place to come for free and impartial reviews of the latest gadgets! Really interested in how it works And really, the included cable is just a little short for that kind of usage.

Come along and join in the fun! It is a perfect and convenient solution to your Blu-ray and DVD movies, audio CDs needs as well as any other files you have on an optical disk. Checking your rate won’t affect your credit score. I’ll post back here with any new updates I find. Its convenient top load design and outstanding playback capabilities make the PX-BU the ideal drive to bring the excitement of Blu-ray movies to your laptop and desktop computer. Use a text link, or download an image.

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Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. When placing bluu for bulk quantities we highly recommend to contact us to get precise availability information before placing your order. Scroll Back to Top menu. Power to the unit is provided through a convenient single USB port, eliminating the need for an external AC adapter.

But for others that are in the market for something like this, it’s a fantastic piece of kit. I am still using this drive to rip Extetnal discs on my Mac with either Handbrake or MakeMKV directly, and have not had any issues in the years since this post.

PX-BU, PX-BU Black 4x/8x/24x BD/DVD/CD Blu-ray Disc™ BD-ROM Drive, USB , Retail, PLEXTOR

Go D value as well. Try plugging it straight in and see if it works then. Come along and join in the fun! Supported by the biggest tech community forums. Has anyone tried www. Be the first to review this product.

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Often having a Blu-ray drive in a notebook or PC makes it a high price purchase and buying an external unit can be cheaper. Since I have a PC at home that I could use an internal drive in, then pass the files over the network to my Mac, that would be ideal if I could get ripping speeds of 3x faster. Free Prizedraw Why join? The drive that is listed above is a 4x read drive, while internal drives on newegg have speeds up to 12x.

This drive will not work with my macbook pro.

PX-B120U Black 4x/8x/24x BD/DVD/CD Blu-ray Disc™ BD-ROM Drive, USB 2.0, Retail

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What’s your experience of this product? Its performance is good and fairly in line with what the drive is rated at.

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Then the offer to check for upgrades and this is followed by your Blu-ray playing subsequent Blu-rays play without the preamble unless you insert a Blu-ray from a different geographical region into the drive. It is a perfect and convenient solution to your Blu-ray and DVD movies, audio CDs needs as well as any other files you have on an optical disk. Today we’re looking at an external one from Plextor and we’ve got to say, external ones are playing a bit more importance these days due to the fact that we’re seeing so many laptops and netbooks with no ROM drive at all.


Dear Jeff, I would like to buy a Blu-ray plextor px-bu to connect it to my PC and to retrieve mkv files from blu ray non protected disc. Today’s hot reads last updated Feb 26, The inclusion of an extension cable would’ve been a nice little extra as well, mainly because if your main PC didn’t have a BR drive, you could use this as well.

To make sure you’re real, please simply enter the 4 digit code above into the following box. On our test bed the cable was a little short, but for most it won’t be an issue as the drive is more designed for a laptop.

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Using the Plextor PX-BU Blu-Ray BDROM Drive with a Mac | Jeff Geerling

Outside of the performance and its usefulness, though, it’s again got to be said that the PX-BU is a good looking device. You can Pay with: Click here if you’ve forgotten your password.

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You may inlude URLs playsr Additionally the drive offers extensive playback and reading support for all common DVD and CD formats. Orders will be shipped on a first come first served basis. Jeff Geerling — 2 years ago. The design of PX-BU is aesthetically pleasing and compact for portability. Thanks Best regards, Gilbert.