Pioneer BDR-203BK Blu-Ray Burner Drive BD-R 8X/BD-RE 2X/DVD-R/+R 16X DVD-RW 6X/+RW 8X/DVD-R/+R DL 8X

This Pioneer internal Blu-ray drive adds an extra-dimension to your PC experience with Blu-ray-quality movies and fast 8x burning.

Overview

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Specifications

Overview BDR-203BK
Write Support • BD-R (Ver 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3 Single & Dual Layer)

• BD-RE (Ver 2.1 Single & Dual Layer)

• DVD-R (Ver 2.0 & 2.1 for General)

• DVD-R Download

• DVD-R DL (Dual Layer, Ver 3.0)


• DVD-RW (Ver 1.0, 1.1 & 1.2)

• +R (Ver 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3)

• +R DL (Double Layer, Ver 1.0 & 1.1)

• +RW (Ver 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 & High Speed Ver 1.0)

• DVD-RAM (Ver.2.0, 2.1 and 2.2 [Class0])

• CD-R (Type74 - 650MB & Type80 - 700MB)

• CD-RW (Normal, HS, US & US+ (supports AM2))

Read Support • BD-ROM (Ver 1.0 Single & Dual Layer)*

• BD-R (Ver 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3 Single & Dual Layer)

• BD-RE (Ver 2.1 Single & Dual Layer)

• BD-ROM (Ver 1.x, BD9)

• DVD-ROM (Single & Dual Layer, Single & Dual Sided)

• DVD-Video (Single & Dual Layer)

• DVD-R (Ver 1.0 & 2.0 for Authoring)

• DVD-R (Ver.2.0 & 2.1 for General)

• DVD-R DL (Dual Layer, Ver 3.0)

• DVD-RW (Ver 1.0, 1.1 & 1.2)

• +R (Ver 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3)

• +R DL (Double Layer, Ver 1.0 & 1.1)

• +RW (Ver 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 & High Speed Ver 1.0)

• DVD-RAM (Ver.2.0, 2.1 and 2.2 [Class0])

• DVD-RAM (Ver 2.2 [Class1])

• CD-ROM Mode1

• CD-ROM XA Mode2 (form 1 & 2)

• Photo CD (single and multiple session)

• Video CD

• CD-DA

• CD-Extra / CD-Text

• CD-R

• CD-RW

* Copy protected discs are supported

Speed • Max. 8X writing speed for BD-R (Single & Dual Layer)*

• Max. 2X writing speed for BD-RE (Single & Dual Layer)

• Max. 8X reading speed for BD-R/RE/ROM (Single Layer)

• Max. 6X reading speed for BD-R/RE/ROM (Dual Layer)

• Max. 16X writing speed for DVD-R/+R

• Max. 16X reading speed for DVD-R/+R/ROM (Single Layer)

• Max. 8X writing speed for DVD-R DL/+R DL (Dual / Double Layer)

• Max. 12X reading speed for DVD-R DL/+R DL/ROM (Dual / Double Layer)

• Max. 6X writing speed for DVD-RW

• Max. 8X writing speed for +RW

• Max. 12X reading speed for DVD-RW/+RW

• Max. 5X writing speed for DVD-RAM

• Max. 5X reading speed for DVD-RAM

• Max. 32X reading/writing speed for CD-R

• Max. 24X reading/writing speed for CD-RW

• Max. 40X reading speed for CD-ROM

* This specification is only for certain discs.

Main Features BDR-203BK
Interface Serial ATA Revision 2.6
Data Transfer Mode Generation1, 1.5Gbits/sec
Data Buffer 4MB
Software Bundle CyberLink’s Blu-ray Disc Suite 6
Quiet Operation Yes
Anti Dust Yes
LCT Yes
Precision Writing Disc Stabilizer Yes
Environmental Consideration Yes
Mounting Orientation Horizontal / Vertical (+/- 5 degrees)

*8cm discs cannot be used when the drive is vertically mounted
Power Requirement Max. +5V 1.20A, +12V 0.78A (15.36W)

(Maximum peak during DVD-R (SL) 16X CAV write)
Power Consumption Max. 23.37 (Maximum peak during BD-ROM (SL) Start Up)
Regulatory Approval Approval UL60950-1 First Edition, CSA C22.2 No.60950-1-03, EN60950-1:2001+A11,
CB Report: IEC60950-1:2001, FIMKO, SEMKO (Optional)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 148 x 42.3 x 180 mm
Net Weight 0.82 kg
Write Speeds BDR-203BK
BD-R Single Layer • 8x Zone-CLV (36.00 MB/sec)*

• 6x Zone-CLV (27.00 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (18.00 MB/sec)*

• 2x CLV (9.00 MB/sec)


* This specification is only for certain discs

BD-R Dual Layer • 8x Zone-CLV (36.00 MB/sec)*

• 6x Zone-CLV (27.00 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (18.00 MB/sec)*

• 2x CLV (9.00 MB/sec)


* This specification is only for certain discs

BD-RE Single Layer • 2x CLV (9.00 MB/sec)
BD-RE Dual Layer • 2x CLV (9.00 MB/sec)
DVD-R • 16x CAV (22.16 MB/sec)

• 12x Zone-CLV / P-CAV (16.62 MB/sec)

• 8x Zone-CLV / P-CAV (11.08 MB/sec)*

• 6x CLV (8.31 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (5.54 MB/sec)*

• 2x CLV (2.77 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical
DVD-R Download • 8x Zone-CLV (11.08 MB/sec)*

• 6x CLV (8.31 MB/sec)

• 4x CLV (5.54 MB/sec)


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical
DVD-R Dual Layer • 8x Zone-CLV (11.08 MB/sec)*

• 6x CLV (8.31 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (5.54 MB/sec)*

• 2x CLV (2.77 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical
DVD-RW • 6x CLV (8.31 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (5.54 MB/sec)*

• 2x CLV (2.77 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical
DVD+R • 16x CAV (22.16 MB/sec)

• 12x Zone-CLV / P-CAV (16.62 MB/sec)

• 8x Zone-CLV / P-CAV (11.08 MB/sec)*

• 6x CLV (8.31 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (5.54 MB/sec)*

• 2.4x CLV (3.32 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical

DVD+R Double Layer • 8x Zone-CLV (11.08 MB/sec)*

• 6x CLV (8.31 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (5.54 MB/sec)*

• 2.4x CLV (3.32 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical

DVD+RW • 8x Zone-CLV (11.08 MB/sec)*

• 6x CLV (8.31 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (5.54 MB/sec)*

• 2.4x CLV (3.32 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical

DVD-RAM • 5x CLV (6.92 MB/sec)

• 3x CLV (4.15 MB/sec)

• 2x CLV (2.77 MB/sec)


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical

CD-R • 32x Zone-CLV (4.80 MB/sec)

• 24x Zone-CLV (3.60 MB/sec)

• 16x CLV (2.40 MB/sec)*

• 10x CLV (1.50 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (0.60 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical

CD-RW • 24x Zone-CLV (US & US+, 3.60 MB/sec)

• 16x CLV (US & US+, 2.40 MB/sec)*

• 10x CLV (HS, 1.50 MB/sec)*

• 4x CLV (Normal & HS, 0.60 MB/sec)*


* The specification for 8cm discs is identical
Read Speeds BDR-203BK
BD-ROM Single Layer 8x CAV (36.00 MB/sec)
BD-ROM Dual Layer 8x CLV (36.00 MB/sec)
BD-R/RE Single Layer 8x CAV (36.00 MB/sec)
BD-R/RE Dual Layer 6x CAV (27.00 MB/sec)
BD-ROM (BD9) 8x CAV (11.08 MB/sec)
DVD-ROM (Single Layer) 16x CAV (22.16 MB/sec)
DVD-ROM (Dual Layer) 12x CAV (16.62 MB/sec)
DVD-Video
(with CSS, Single / Dual Layer)
5x CAV (6.92 MB/s)
DVD-R Download 16x CAV (22.16 MB/sec)
DVD-R/+R 16x CAV (22.16 MB/sec)
DVD-R DL / +R DL
(Dual/Double Layer)
12x CAV (16.62 MB/sec)
DVD-RW / +RW 12x CAV (16.62 MB/sec)
DVD-RAM 5x CLV (6.92 MB/s)
CD-ROM 40x CAV (6.00 MB/s)
CD-R 32x CAV (4.80 MB/s)
CD-RW 24x CAV (3.60 MB/s)
CD-DA CD-TEXT Mixed CD
CD-Extra (Play audio)
9.3x CAV (1.39 MB/s)
CD-DA CD-TEXT Mixed CD
CD-Extra (Data extraction)
24x CAV (3.60 MB/s)
Video-CD 9.3x CAV (1.39 MB/s)
Access Times (Random Average) BDR-203BK
BD-ROM 250ms
DVD-ROM 160msec
CD-ROM 180ms

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