Asus BW-16D1X-U 16x External Blu-ray Writer, USB 3.0, Black

MX66812 BW-16D1X-U 16x External Blu-ray Writer, USB 3.0, Black
MX66812 BW-16D1X-U 16x External Blu-ray Writer, USB 3.0, Black MX66812 BW-16D1X-U 16x External Blu-ray Writer, USB 3.0, Black

Product Info

Powerful Blu-ray Drive with 16x Writes, Turbo Drive & USB 3.0


ASUS BW-16D1X-U is a powerful Blu-ray disc drive that capable of writing to 16X BD-R format. With USB 3.0, it assures the fastest burning speed, and along with BDXL upport that allows the maximum data storage 128 GB in one disc. The professional data backup software, Nero BackItUp, Power Backup, provides the most robust backup solution.

  • Super-fast 16x Blu-ray writing speed
  • USB 3.0 transfers data up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
  • Diamond-shaped design stands out from flat Blu-ray boxes
  • Disc encryption security w/ password control & hidden files
  • Free Unlimited ASUS WebStorage for 6 Months
  • Windows and Mac OS compatible


Excellent Performance with Super Speed USB 3.0

Transfer data with the USB 3.0 standard at up to 10X USB 2.0 speed. And speed boosts with 16x accelerated performance, it takes only 10 minutes to backup 25 GB of data.

The Most Robust Backup Solution
ASUS BW-16D1X-U provides a complete, easy-to-use backup solution. Intuitive, bundled software called CyberLink Power2Go 8 simplifies the disc-burning process and offers optional encryption functionality to protect your private files.

Works with Android Devices Too
ASUS BW-16D1X-U also comes with on online backup solution for Android SmartPhones and Tablets. Together, these powerful functions protect your information and minimize the risk of data loss to give you peace of mind.

Works with Mac OS and Windows
ASUS BW-16D1X-U supports Mac OS X and Windows without any installation that will be operated directly when plugging the USB in the notebook or PC.

System Requirements

PC with:

  • Pentium® D 945 (3.4GHz) or higher
  • 1GB RAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce 7600 GT or ATI X1600 series or higher
  • Uses HDCP Compatible Displays and Video Cards for HD Digital Output


Drive Type Blu-ray Writer
External Data USB 3.0
Enclosure Type External Drive
Loading Mechanism Tray
Disc Sizes 120 or 80mm
Access Times Blu-ray: 180ms
DVD: 170ms
CD: 160ms
Writing Modes BD-RE : Random Write
BD-R : Sequential Recording
DVD+R & DVD+R(DL) : Sequential Recording
DVD-R & DVD-R(DL) : DAO/Incremental Recording
DVD+RW : Random Write
DVD-RW : DAO/Restricted Overwrite/Incremental Recording
DVD-RAM : Random Write
CD-R/RW : DAO/TAO/SAO/Packet Write
Write Speeds BD-R : 16x
BD-R(DL) : 12x
BD-R(TL/QL) : 6x
BD-R(LTH) : 8x
BD-R(SL, M-DISC) : 4x
BD-RE : 2x
BD-RE(DL) : 2x
BD-RE(TL) : 2x
DVD+R : 16x
DVD-R : 16x
DVD+RW : 8x
DVD-RW : 6x
DVD+R(DL) : 8x
DVD-R(DL) : 8x
DVD-RAM : 5x
CD-R : 40x
CD-RW : 24X
Read Speeds BD-R : 12x
BD-R(LTH) : 8x
BD-RE : 10x
BD-R(DL) : 8x
BD-RE(DL) : 6x
BD-ROM(DL) : 8x
BD-R(TL/QL) : 6x
BD-RE(TL) : 4x
DVD+R : 16x
DVD-R : 16x
DVD+RW : 12x
DVD-RW : 12x
DVD-ROM : 16x
DVD+R(DL) : 12x
DVD-R(DL) : 12x
DVD-ROM(DL) : 12x
DVD-RAM : 5x
CD-R : 40x
CD-RW : 24x
CD-ROM : 40x
DVD Video Playback : 5x
VCD Playback : 9.3x
Audio CD Playback : 9.3X
Mounting Orientation Vertical and Horizontal, within ±5°
Temperature Operating: 5 ~ 40° C (41 ~ 104° F)
Storage: -30 ~ 60° C (-22 ~ 140° F)
Humidity Operating: 15 ~ 80% RH (Non-condensing)
Storage: 10 ~ 90% RH (Non-condensing)
Dimensions (LxWxH) 243 x 165 x 63mm
Weight 1.16kg