Aleratec announces 1:3 Copy Cruiser BLU HLX Disc Duplicator…3rd Generation LightScribe Disc Duplicator Features 8X speed!
Chatsworth, CA – August 11, 2009 – Aleratec Inc., leading developer and manufacturer of "Prosumers' Choice" solutions for the USB, Flash, HDD, Blu-ray, DVD CD, duplicating, and DVD/CD publishing markets, introduced today a new Blu-ray disc
duplicator for the "Prosumer" market. This is the 3rd generation Blu-ray
duplicator that Aleratec has brought to market. The Aleratec 1:3 Copy Cruiser BLU HLX features a high-speed transfer rate of 8X and embraces LightScribe technology, a sophisticated system for labeling discs.
"Aleratec was the first disc duplicator company to adopt the LightScribe labeling technology," stated Kent Henscheid, marketing manager for LightScribe. "We are pleased to see Aleratec carry on the tradition with this new 8X Blu-ray duplicator that features LightScribe DVD/CD functionality."
Aleratec's new 8X, Blu-ray Disc Duplicator allows a customer to duplicate up to three (3) discs simultaneously while connected to the computer through an external eSATA connection. Each drive has an 8 MB internal memory to buffer write data while performing the duplication. Advanced algorithms prevent buffer underruns/overruns to create an exact duplicate disc up to an 8X speed. The Aleratec 1:3 Copy Cruiser BLU HLX simultaneously produces up to 3 Blu-ray, or DVD, or CD Copies or simultaneously produces 3 DVD or CD silk screen quality direct to disc LightScribe labels.
The Aleratec 1:3 Copy Cruiser BLU HLX includes an eSata adapter that allows the user to add a second device for a maximum of 6 drives. Aleratec also sells an optional eSata host adapter (P/N 240137) that allows the customer to connect a maximum of 12 drives for commercial applications.
The Aleratec 1:3 Copy Cruiser Blu HLX incorporates the latest, high speed Blu-ray/DVD/CD recording technology for high speed duplicating. The powerful Disc Duplicating software suite included FREE with purchase is the ideal all in one package for music, photos, video data and backup. Aleratec offers a broad range of LightScribe media designed to complement its products.
Supports Blu-ray, DVD and CD duplicating and recording
Up to 3 simultaneous direct to disc LightScribe DVD/CD Labels
Up to 3 simultaneous BD copies at up to 8x speed
Up to 50GB capacity per disc
Dual Channel PCI Express eSATA host adapter included FREE with purchase
Aleratec Disc Publishing Software Suite included FREE with purchase
"While maintaining our focus on the Prosumer market, the Aleratec 1:3 Copy Cruiser BLU HLX is the ultimate LightScribe duplicator
," stated Perry Solomon, Aleratec President and CEO. "We are always focused on providing sophisticated solutions with advanced features to satisfy the needs of the professional consumer!"
Proudly assembled in the USA from components sourced globally, the Aleratec 1:3 Copy Cruiser BLU HLX, 8X Blu-ray Disc Duplicator (Aleratec P/N 260164) has an estimated retail price of $1,575 and is available now through Aleratec’s distribution partners. For a limited period of time, Aleratec is offering its customers a FREE Inkjet Printer and 25-pack of Blu-ray discs with the purchase of each 1:3 Copy Cruiser BLU HLX Disc Duplicator. Terms and conditions apply, see www.Aleratec.com/rebates.html
The full line of Aleratec solutions and accessories is featured at AAFES, Amazon.com, B&H Photo Video, Best Buy, Buy.com, CDW, Circuit City.com, CompUSA.com, Dell, HP, Insight, J & R, Mac Connection, MacMall, Micro Center, Office Depot, PC Connection, PC Mall, QVC.com, Staples, Tech Depot, Tiger Direct, and Wal-Mart in addition to other leading U.S. retailers. Government and Education customers may purchase from Government and Education Specialists including AAFES, B&H Photo Video Gov, Best Buy Gov/Ed, CDW-G, CompuCom, EnPointe, GovConnection, GTSI, Insight Gov, PC Mall Gov, Pomeroy, Shi.com, Softchoice, telcobuy, TIG, and Unisys. All products are available to resellers in the U.S. through D&H Distributing, Ingram Micro, and Tech Data; in Canada through D&H Canada and Ingram Micro Canada; in Latin America and the Caribbean through Tech Data Miami. Complete information is available at http://www.aleratec.com/
Aleratec 1:3 Copy Cruiser Blu HLX (Aleratec P/N 260164, D&H Distributing SKU 260164, Ingram Micro SKU BV5505, Tech Data SKU 16726Q.
For best results Aleratec Duplicator Grade media for use in demanding professional duplication applications is recommended including:
BD-R 2x Duplicator Grade Blu-ray Media 10 Pack Part No. 370100
BD-R 4x InkJet Printable Duplicator Grade Blu-ray Media 25 Pack Part No. 370102
DVD-R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Media 100 Pack Part No. 230114
DVD-R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Media 600 Pack Part No. 230117
DVD-R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Rainbow 600 Pack Part No. 230115
DVD+R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Media 100 Pack Part No. 300114
DVD+R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Media 600 Pack Part No. 300115
DVD+R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Rainbow 100 Pack Part No. 300116
CD-R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Media 100 Pack Part No. 110116
CD-R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Media 600 Pack
Part No. 110120
CD-R LightScribe V1.2 Duplicator Grade Rainbow 100 Pack Part No. 110117
Please visit http://www.aleratec.com/media.html
for the most current listing of available Aleratec Duplicator Grade Media.
LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling offers consumers and businesses a simple, no-hassle way to burn professional-looking, silkscreen-quality labels on their CDs and DVDs. LightScribe extends optical media, recorders and software through an integrated system of media with special laser-sensitive coating, laser control and imaging drive modifications, and labeling software enhancements. LightScribe uses the same laser that burns data in the disc drive to create precise, iridescent labels. LightScribe technology was developed and patented by HP. A business unit of HP, LightScribe licenses its technology to optical industry leaders in drive and media manufacturing and to hardware, media and software brands. Additional information about LightScribe is available at www.lightscribe.com.
Aleratec Inc. is a leading developer and manufacturer of "Prosumers' Choice" solutions for the USB, Flash, HDD, Blu-ray, DVD CD duplicating, and DVD CD publishing markets. Exciting new disc duplicating and disc publishing products and optical recording media are establishing a higher standard in the industry offering professional strength solutions at consumer prices that are exceptionally easy to use, creating the ultimate "out of box" product experience. Aleratec, Inc. is headquartered at 9851 Owensmouth Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311. For more information please visit http://www.aleratec.com/.
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