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Pioneer 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner BDR-209DBK

  • 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R
  • 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM
  • 4MB Cache
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The Pioneer BDR-209DBK SATA Blu-ray burner is a great choice for a system build or upgrade, with fast writing speed and wide bland media support. It provides up to 16x maximum BD-R writing speed – the fastest on the market – and can read/write single and dual-layer BD-R discs, as well as DVD and CD formats. It's also 3D capable, so you can enjoy the latest 3D blockbusters with compatible displays. The BDR-209DBK drive also has features such as a QuickPlay which enables movies discs to be ready faster, a Noise Suppression design to minimize noise, an Anti-Dust design to increase durability, and Precision Writing Technology to minimize write errors. All these work together, assuring you of a great experience in both work and play.

  • newegg Faster burning 16x Blu-ray burner! Pioneer can now achieve up to 16x writing on BD-R media and up to 14x on BD-R Dual Layer (DL) discs.
  • newegg Watch 3D movies The drive is 3D capable. All you need is 3D playback software and a 3D display system.
  • newegg Play movies faster The amount of time between inserting a movie disc, and that disc being ready has been reduced. For movies on DVD and Blu-ray Disc, the disc is ready faster when compared to the BDR-208DBK.
  • newegg A quieter drive The tray cushion and the top cover of the BDR-209DBK has been designed to reduce disc rotation noise
  • newegg Increased life expectancy The sound barrier design that traps noise inside the drive also works to keep dust outside the drive. This makes the drive much more dust resistant, and drive failure due to dust is practically nonexistent.
  • newegg Top quality writing The chassis' design maximizes disc stability and write quality by reducing warping at high speed caused by disc vibration, especially on the outer areas of the disc.

Learn more about the Pioneer BDR-209DBK

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Glen E.
  • 2/24/2015 8:06:13 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo Far, So good

Pros: Got a good price on it. Read and write speeds are excellent. Lasted longer than other brands I've had in the past.

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: Haven't burned anything with this drive since I decided to go all digital with my movies.

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  • Mr M.
  • 2/20/2015 8:25:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Drive for the money

Pros: It Works

Cons: Door fails after a while

Other Thoughts: Doors tent to fail after a year or 15 months

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  • benjamin f.
  • 2/3/2015 8:12:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggspioneer blue ray player

Pros: burns dvd and cd just fine!

Cons: n/a

Other Thoughts: n/a

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  • Joseph A.
  • 1/24/2015 8:31:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat quality - Doesn't last

Pros: Good looking, Easy to install, Fast and Quite. Very good for occasional use.

Cons: Longevity. After about 4 months, the drive started to mis-read disks. I cant tell it the drive system is worn, or the laser is wearing out, but I have used it extensively. I've compared it with another Liton drive of same design that was not used, and the unused drive does not have read errors on the same disks.

Other Thoughts: Liton makes this for Poineer? Anyways, this is STILL better than Liteon's newer designs with the black bar across the bottom(see LG et.al.)

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  • Mark O.
  • 1/20/2015 6:18:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsOk drive

Pros: Cheap blu ray drive, works good on blu rays. No problems as of today. Plays blu ray perfectly.

Cons: When formatting Blu Ray BD-RE, it doesn't do full certification, so blu rays format rather quickly. (This is a fault of Pioneer). I dropped 2 eggs for this.

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  • Kris H.
  • 1/18/2015 7:47:05 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Burner

Pros: - Install was seamless
- Burns and plays blu-ray and other discs, as advertised
- Quiet
- Fast

Cons: - No included software just the burner itself
- Faceplate could be fancier, it is a Pioneer, but you wouldn't know that unless I told you

Other Thoughts: - None, except could be cheaper!

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  • Ben P.
  • 1/9/2015 8:54:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks well.

Pros: Does the job at the right price. Quiet.

Cons: No fancy Blu-Ray 3D support, but you get what you pay for. The activity light looks like something from 1980.

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  • Bruce P.
  • 12/5/2014 8:32:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNo software included

Pros: Installed and worked without a hitch. Fairly quiet.

Cons: No software. Yup. I didn't read the description. I rarely do for any of the components -- unless I don't know what a feature listed in the specs is. I found some trial software online to get the dvd and bd codecs, so it's all good (for as long as the trial lasts /sigh)

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  • Michael L.
  • 12/3/2014 7:15:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat BD burner!

Pros: VERY Quiet.
I have an older 5 year old LG x12 burner and this DVD drive is the exact same speed as that older LG but at a 1/4 of the noise level.

don't know what they did but it is silent.
And I have already burned over 1000 DVDs with it and it created one coaster out of 1000 DVDs.

Great Burner.

Cons: It doesn't cook me dinner

Other Thoughts: I wish they would have created a flashier design for a faceplate. Worth stating but not complaining about.

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  • Beniah W.
  • 12/1/2014 12:13:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood drive

Pros: Burns everything well. Fed a few different breeds of disc through it (TDK DVD and DVD+DLs, Optical Quantum BD-Rs, Sony DVDs and CDs, even some cruddy Aone Plus+ BD-Rs), and the only problem I ran into was trying to burn junk media too fast. Backed off the speed a bit from 10x to 8x (this is on media rated for 4x), and it was fine.

Checked the burn quality using DiscSpeed on a drive with scanning capabilities. Excellent scores for the media I'm using.

The LED on the front is not just some mindless blinking "busy" light, but actually goes out to tell you when a buffer underrun occurs. This is important diagnostic info for multi-burner systems.

Quiet.

Cons: Eject button is kinda stiff. Not a huge issue unless you're arthritic.

Drive is approx. 3/8" longer than most burners. Again, not a big problem unless you have a very cramped case.

Other Thoughts: Very good burner, would recommend.

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