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ADDONICS SBWESU Sapphire Blu-ray &VD+/-R/RW Writer - USB3.0/eSATA
BD-R x14, BD-RE x2, DVD+-R/RW/DL x16,CD-R/RW x48, eSATA, USB3.0

 KEEP YOUR CD/DVD DATA SECURE and safe using the optional USB pass-through encryption.

secure your data on the DVD or CD disc with AES 256-bit encryption by simply installing the optional Addonics CipherUSB 
Once encrypted, the information on the disc will be invisible in any Blu-ray or DVD/CD player. 

Optional  pass-through connector  Part Number #194895  ADDONICS #CA256USB


 This SapphireBlu-Ray player/recorderoffers all the latest optical storage technologies in one small package. Come with the choice of eSATA or USB 3.0 interface, you can easily attach this Sapphire Blu-Ray player/recorder to any computer and instantly turn it into a high definition movie theatre. You can also record movie or video content onto high capacity Blu-Ray disc or regular DVD and CD media.

Securing the data

You can now secure your data on the DVD or CD disc with AES 256-bit encryption by simply installing the optional Addonics CipherUSB between the Sapphire Blu-ray/DVDRW and the USB port of the PC. There is no addtional software to install or password to remember to use the CiperUSB. Once encrypted, the information on the disc will be invisible in any Blu-ray or DVD/CD player. It is a simple and cost effective solution to secure any sensitive information stored in the optical media. For more information, please review theCipherUSB product page.

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  • Read/Write to Blu-Ray BD-R/BD-RE media
  • Play Blu-ray or regular DVD movie on your computer
  • Reads data from all popular DVD and CD format - standard DVD, and CD
  • Write to BD/BD-RE, DVD+/- R/RW/DL media and CD-R/RW media
  • Record up to 8.5GB of data or 4 hours of video on compatible DVD+R DL (dual layer) and DVD-R DL(dual layer) media
  • Choice of model with eSATA or eSATA and USB 3.0/2.0 interface connection
  • Compatible with Cyberlink High-Def Suite and ArcSoft Blu-Ray playback software
  • AES 256-bit hardware encryption using Addonics optionalCipherUSBadapter.
  • Sturdy aluminum construction
  • Compact size for convenient transportation
  • Plug and play
  • OS support:
    • eSATA: DOS, All Windows OS,Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Mac OS X
    • USB: Windows Xp and later, Linux kernel 2.4 later later, Mac OS X and later



Drive type: 14X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X+ DVDR/RW/DL 48X CD-R/RW
Speed (Write):
BD-R 14x
BD-R (DL) 12x
BD-R (TL) 6X
BD-R (QL) 6x
BD-RE 2x
BD-RE (DL) 2x
BD-RE (TL) 2x
DVD+R 16x
DVD+R (DL) 8x
DVD-R 16x
DVD-R (DL) 8x
CD-R 48x
CD-RW 24x
Speed (Read):
BD-R 12x
BD-R (DL) 8x
BD-R (TL) 6x
BD-R (QL) 6x
BD-RE 8x
BD-RE (DL) 6x
BD-RE (TL) 4x
BD-ROM 12x
BD-ROM (DL) 8x
DVDR 16x
DVDR (DL) 12x
CD-ROM/R 48x
CD-RW 40x
Supported Media: BD-ROM, BD-RE, BD-R, DVD-ROM, DVDR, DVDRW, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, Photo-CD, Video CD, CD-Extra, CD-Text, CD-R, CD-RW
Data Transfer Rate: > 62.93 MB/s (>14x).
DVD-ROM 22.16 Mbytes/s (16x) max.
CD-ROM 7200 Kbytes/s (48x) max.
Access Speed (typical): BD-ROM 180 ms typical
DVD-ROM 160 ms typical
CD-ROM 150 ms typical
Interface Type:
  • eSATA for model SBWES
  • USB 3.0/2.0 for model SBWU3
  • eSATA and USB 3.0 for model SBWESU
Supported OS:
  • USB 3.0 - XP, Vista, Windows 7
  • USB 2.0 - Windows 98SE, me, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, Linux Kernel 2.6, Solaris 10 and above,Mac OS X 10.4.x
  • eSATA - DOS, Windows 95, NT4(SP6), 98SE, Me, 2000 and XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux Kernel 2.6, Solaris 10 and above, Mac OS X 10.4.x

bundled software is for use in Windows 2000, XP, 2003, and Vista, Windows 7 only

Minimum System Requirement:
CPU: Intel Pentium D 3.2GHz or equivalent (Recommended: Core 2 Duo E6300 or higher)
RAM: 1GB or more
HDD: 30GB or more of available space
GPU: Card with following GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) and DVI output

nVidia: GeForce 7800 GTX 512/7900 GT/7900 GX2/7900 GTX/7950 GX2/8600 GS/8600 GS/8600 GT/8600 GTS/8800 GTX or higher with 256MB min. memory (Please download PureVideo HD driver at https://www.nVidia.com)
ATI: Radeon x1950/HD2300/HD2400/HD2600 series or higher with 256MB min. memory (Please download ATI catalyst 6.6 or above at https://ati.amd.com)
LED: Power and Drive Activity
Cooling system: Rear mount 4 cm cooling fan
Buffer Size: 4 MB
Loading Type: Motorized Tray
Power Supply 110/240 AC/DC 12V power adapter
Construction Material Aluminum body
Dimensions: 9.88 x 6.88 x 2.00 in.
( 251 x 175 x 50.8 mm)
Weight: ~ 3.6 lbs. (1.63 kg)
Storage Temperature: Range: -20C to +60C
Operating Temperature: Range: +5C to +40C
Storage Humidity: 5% to 90%
Operating Humidity: 5% to 95%
Warranty: One Year



Sapphire enclosure integrated with Blu-ray DVD-RRW burner, eSATAandUSB 3.0 connection, 6-foot USB 3.0 cable (AAU3AB6F), 3-foot eSATA cable (AAESATA100C, Cyberlink High Def Suite for Windows (OEM version), 110/240V AC/DC 12V adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

Warranty: 12 Month Return To Base

Full manufacturers warranty details are available at the manufacturers (Addonics) web site.

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