I am guessing if you upgrade the software it shrinks the overhead, but wasn’t going to even take that chance. This page works best with JavaScript. But I generally create at least three shapshots during a fresh install: Same thing with standard discs. Wet that simple right click burn to disk put in a blank. Next, most of the time my Mac’s will not recognize the drive.

Another video editing software I have did not have near this much overhead or calculation poblem. I’ll keep my fingers crossed on that one and it would lower my review score if it happens. Well, I’ll go with a big recommendation today on the Buffalo burner. Then after quite a few years of service it finally just puked on me. There are no firmware updates on Buffalo Tech’s web site or anything I can find in their forums so I’m assuming I just got a lemon. Three strikes and you’re out Buffalo, returning it for an Amazon credit and will buy a different drive. But I generally create at least three shapshots during a fresh install:

Get fast answers from reviewers. Couldn’t believe them the first time and this claim also just doesn’t hold water. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Moved from 1 star to 3 for now. Unfortunately, most reveiw the drive makers only package this software with their drives. Beware, I bought one of these two years ago and loved it. I have to unplug, plug, unplug, plug and wait for the computer to finally recognize it.

Made about 10 coasters though! I spent hours of time over multiple days, using multiple options but without successfully burning even one BluRay disk. On the upside, Buffalo Support was easy to talk with and suggested returning it.

Works great over USB 3.

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I received my replacement drive from Amazon today and although only a little time to play with it everything is working good as it should be. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Minus the snafus, of course. Top rated Most recent Top rated.


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Still, it served me pretty well for quite a few years and so I was “happy” with it. The physical dimensions are of course quite large, but this is understandable: Another video editing software I have did not have near this much wriiter or calculation poblem.

Skip to main content Search. We use to refer to this as CrippleWare. This one is much snappier thanks to the greater throughput. It is a waste of electricity, but worse, it has to be hard on the drive to keep it powered on. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The final rendering of this results in over 22gig on the BD disk if it actually successfully burned. I’ll be contacting Amazon’s purchasing dept.

In the photo posted, the top one is the older one and you can see they’re a little different. If there is a minor comment it is that it runs a eternal louder than my blu-ray player, expected I guess. Luckily that should be a fairly-rare use case so it isn’t that bad since I maybe only do this two or three times a year maybe for a PC refresh.

Anyways, besides my minor rant on the naming of “Windows 7 Backup and Restore” on a Windows 10 OS, I actually really like that application.

First extetnal door will not stay open. I preferred the double-layer for that computer because her C drive is using about 50G or more — don’t blame me since I didn’t partition it — since of course I could then get an entire restore setup on one disc, plus the repair disc, of course.


Get to Know Us. I must hold it by hand to force it open while I put in a disc. The truth is this drive is just a cheep knock-off of the original, it even looks cheep, nothing like on the box. This page works best with JavaScript.

Finally decided BluRay is not really necessary.

I took a big chance ordering a no name brand but the specs looked great so I took the chance. But that is really nice since all burners I’ve had in the past made quite a bit of noise.

What an inconvenience and waste of time. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I have also tried posting to their forum but after six hours and several attempts they still have not sent an activation email so I can post to the forum.

: Customer reviews: Buffalo MediaStation 16x Desktop BDXL Blu-Ray Writer (BRXLU3)

This would have been my third Buffalo drive, have always liked their quality. Windows with drivers and updates installed, with the computer renamed and registered; the previous snapshot plus licensed software — I use Office and Neroand while I like Nero mostly their licensing scheme really stinks; and then the previous snapshot with other apps that don’t require licensing such as printer software, dashcam software, etc.

Well, what I used to do with my old LG drive: