Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray Player for PC arrives in US

After announcing the first Ultra HD Blu-ray players for PC, Pioneer is also preparing to bring the products in the West starting from the United States. The upcoming ultra blu ray drive model called the Pioneer BDR-211UBK and uses a SATA 3.0 interface. The ultra hd blu ray drive writer / reader is bundled with the pioneer blu ray software – PowerDVD 14. Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray

The minimum system requirements needed for using this new Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-Ray player are as follows:

  • Windows 10 Operating system
  • Intel Core i5 or i7 seventh generation (Kaby Lake) SoCs
  • Intel HD Graphics 630 GPU
  • Intel 200 series with SGX (Extensions Guard Software) Motherboard
  • 6GB of RAM (min.)
  • HDMI 2.0a and HDCP 2.2

How about Japanese models Pioneer 4k ultra hd blu ray player has integrated the PureRead 3 technology, developed to optimize and reread accurate data of the audio file. The Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-Ray player – BDR-211UBK price is set at $129.99.

Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-Ray – BDR-211UBK Specifications

Write Support:

  • BD: BD-R (Single / Dual / Triple / Quadruple layer)
  • DVD: DVD-R6, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD + R, DVD + R DL, DVD + RW, High speed DVD + RW, DVD-RAM7

Read Support:

  • BD: Ultra HD Blu-ray (BD-ROM Dual / Triple layer), BD-ROM (Single / Dual layer), BD-R (Single / Dual / Triple / Quadruple layer), BD-RE (Single / Dual / Triple Layer )
  • DVD: DVD-ROM (Single / Dual Layer), DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD + R, DVD + R DL, DVD + RW, DVD-RAM7
  • CD: CD-ROM (Mode 1 & 2), CD-ROM XA, Photo CD (single / multi-session), Video CD, CD-DA, CD-Extra, CD-R, CD-RW

Write Speed:

  • BD-R: 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 10x, 12x, 16x
  • BD-RE: 2x
  • DVD-R: 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 12x, 16x
  • DVD – RW: 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x
  • DVD + R: 2.4x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 12x, 16x
  • DVD + RW: 2.4x, 3.3x, 4x, 6x, 8x
  • DVD + R (Double Layer): 2.4x, 4x, 6x, 8x
  • DVD – R (Double Layer): 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x
  • CD – R: 4x, 10x, 16x, 24x, 32x, 40x
  • CD – RW: 4x, 10x, 16x, 24x

Read Speed:

  • BD-R: BD-R SL = 12x BD-R DL = 8x, BD-R LTH = 8x
  • BD-ROM: BD-ROM SL = 12x BD-ROM DL = 8x, BD-ROM TL = 4x
  • DVD-ROM (Single): 16x
  • DVD-ROM (Dual): 12x
  • CD-ROM: 40x


  • Data Buffer: 4 MB
  • Interface: Serial ATA Revision 3.0
  • Dimensions: 148 x 180 x 42.3 mm
  • Weight: 740g


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