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15,114 Reviews

External Blu-ray and DVD drive reviews

The latest External Blu-ray and DVD drive reviews at PC Advisor. External Blu-ray and DVD drive user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

  • Primera Optical Disc Publisher SE review

    The Disc Publisher SE from Primera uses a Pioneer DVD+R/-R drive to burn and print up to 20 blank discs at a time.

    £958 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • LG GGW-H10N Blu-ray, HD-DVD drive

    LG's LG GGW-H10N Blu-ray and HD-DVD combo drive - the Super Multi Blue - is a neat solution to a thorny dilemma: Blu-ray or HD-DVD?

    £600 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Harman Kardon BDP 10 review

    The Harman Kardon BDP 10 is a high-end Blu-ray player aimed squarely at society's upper crust.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Panasonic DMP-B15 review

    The Panasonic DMP-B15 is the world's first portable Blu-ray player.

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Samsung HT-BD1255 review

    The Samsung HT-BD1255 is an all-in-one Blu-ray home theatre system possesses good audio quality.

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Plextor PX-B900A

    Half a year ago, we were promised that we'd have a veritable army of Blu-ray drives to choose from by now. As it turns out, the Plextor PX-B900A is only the second…

    £533 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Lite-On LH-2B1S

    As each Blu-ray drive hits the market, specifications go up and prices drop. A £514 price tag might still be intimidating, but it's a step in the right direction.

    £514 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Pioneer BDR-101A

    Blu-ray is finally here, with Pioneer's BDR-101A leading the way. This is the first drive for PCs that records to Blu-ray Disc. Its appeal is undeniable.

    £450 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • LG GBW-H10N Blu-ray Disc drive

    LG’s GBW-H10N is an internal Blu-ray drive that uses the standard IDE interface. The LG GBW-H10N is a simple plug-in replacement for most optical drives.

    £405 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Lite-On LH-2B1S Blu-ray Disc drive

    Billed as a ‘triple writer’, Lite-On’s LH-2B1S provides up to two-speed Blu-ray writing and is compatible with all the major DVD and CD formats. The front of the…

    £400 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Panasonic DMP-BDT300 review

    The Panasonic DMP-BDT300 is a Blu-ray disc player that can read the new 3D Blu-ray disc format. It can also access internet content such as YouTube and Picasa. It's…

    £399 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • LaCie d2 Blu-ray Professional review

    The LaCie d2 Blu-ray Professional BD-R, BD-RE Drive is an external optical drive that can burn data to Blu-ray discs, as well as single and dual-layer DVD and CD media.

    £349 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Panasonic DMP-BD30 review

    Panasonic's DMP-BD30 was one of the first Blu-ray Disc players to support BonusView, the Blu-ray specification for watching picture-in-picture content.

    £349 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Buffalo BRHC-6316U2 review

    The Buffalo BRHC-6316U2 is a lightweight and easy to move external Blu-ray USB 2.0 drive that connects to your PC via USB 2.0.

    £330 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Panasonic DMR-EX79 review

    The Panasonic DMR-EX79 DVD recorder has a 250GB hard drive and an HDMI 1.3 port for upscaling DVDs to 1080p.

    £317 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Panasonic DMP-BD85 review

    The Panasonic DMP-BD85 (or Panasonic DMP-BD85EB-K to give it its full name) is a high-end Blu-ray player aimed at serious movie aficionados.

    £299 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sharp Aquos BD-HP20H review

    Sharp's first Blu-ray Disc player, the Sharp BD-HP20H is a winner on all counts.

    £299 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Panasonic DMP-BD55K review

    At £280, the Panasonic DMP-BD55K is expensive even for a Blu-ray Disc player.

    £280 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Panasonic DMP-BD80 review

    The Panasonic DMP-BD80 is a top brass Blu-ray player with a respectable brace of bells and whistles.

    £279 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Samsung BD-C6900 review

    The Samsung BD-C6900 is a 3D Blu-ray Disc player that's packed with interesting and useful features.

    £271 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

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