Blu-ray Disc writer for desktop computer – 25 Gbytes storage capacity

  • 25Gbytes BD-R & BD-RE
  • Test/author Blu-ray Disc content
  • Read & write to DVD-/+ media

The Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc/DVD writer is expected to revolutionize digital and high-definition media storage. The BDR-101A allows professional users to test & author high-definition Blu-ray Disc content while also delivering the ability for high-capacity data storage. The drive can read BD-ROM discs, read/write single layer BD-R & BD-RE discs, read DVD-ROM, and read/write most DVD recordable media formats.

The BDR-101A offers many industry-leading technologies including:

  • High Storage Capacity: 25Gbytes on single layer Blu-ray Disc media (BD-R & BD-RE)
  • Single lens optical pickup can read/write to most Blu-ray Disc and DVD disc media
  • Low vibration mechanism design allows high writing accuracy
Write Support
  • BD-R, BD-RE (single layer)
  • DVD-R/DVD+R (4.7Gbytes single layer), DVD-R/DVD+R (dual/double layer), DVD-RW/DVD+RW
Read Support
  • DVD-ROM, DVD-R/DVD+R (single & double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW
  • ATAPI device (ATA-5 & SFF-8090 Ver 5)
  • PIO Mode 4, Multi Word DMA Mode 2, Ultra DMA Mode 2, and Ultra DMA Mode 4 (Ultra DMA 66)
  • Analog Audio Output
Write Speed
  • 2x, 1x
  • 2x, 1x
  • 8x, 6x, 4x, 2x, 1x
  • 4x, 2x, 1x
  • 8x, 6x, 4x, 2x, 1x
  • 4x, 3.3x, 2.4x
  • 2.4x
  • 2x
Read Speed
  • Max 2x CAV
  • Max 2x CAV
  • Max 2x CAV
  • Max 8x CAV
  • Max 6x CAV
  • Max 6x CAV
  • Max 6x CAV
Other Specifications
  • BD (8 Mb), DVD (2Mb)
  • Horizontal and Vertical
  • 148mm x 42.3mm x 198mm
  • 1.1 kg, 2.42 lbs
Description File Size
BDR-101A Product Overview 136 kb
BDR-101A: Frequently Asked Questions 136 kb


Description File Size
BDR-101A Firmware Update to Version 1.01 1,470 kb