Hot answers tagged

2

Money may be no object to you, but may well be for other readers, there for I'll keep budget in mind. So if not budget, I assume that reliability and resilience are your primary concern. In which case, we can discard Bluray disks; no-one knows yet how these disks will fare over time, even if treated well. But given that they are usually physically more ...


2

I recommend the Pioneer 6x Silver External Slim Portable USB 3.0 BD/DVD/CD Burner Model BDR-XD05S, currently $85 + $2 shipping at newegg.com. It is compatible with USB 3 Super Speed mode, which virtually guarantees the burner will work at full, rated speed. It does, however, require a second USB port if the drive is connected via USB 2. If price is a issue,...


2

Yes, OWC does in fact make such Blu-ray drives for Macs. If you just want read (not write) support for Blu-ray disks, there’s the OWC Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader. If you want both read and write support for Blu-ray disks, there’s the OWC Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Burner. Keep in mind they use a USB 'Y'-type cable, so you’ll need two ...


2

Wi-Fi/LAN capabilities, able play music, Netflix, all that stuff. I don't really want any of that. The bluray specification requires that the player firmware is easily updated over time (mostly for copy protection features) and that bluray players include minimum functionality for internet coupled movie features. This is a simplification, you may be able to ...


2

If you connect everything up through HDMI, it should work fine. I myself only use one optical connection from my TV to my receiver, because my receiver pre-dates HDMI. So the audio data from my PS4 goes through HDMI to the TV which passes it through the TOS-link to the receiver. I haven't encountered any problems with codecs. All codecs that the receiver ...


1

You would need a motherboard bridge adapter such as the following IDE to SATA Adapter: References 3.5" HDD IDE/PATA to SATA Converter Add On Card Adapte for IDE 40-pin hard drive disk,DVD Burner to SATA 7pin Motherboard - Newegg.com File:IDE-SATA ADAPTER.jpg - Wikimedia Commons


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible