Summary: Decent Drive. I purchased this Asus drive to use with my Asus laptop (that didn't come with a Blu-ray drive for some reason). From the beginning it worked well. I had issues after a few months and had to reload the driver from the disk (not available on the website).
I was happily surprised when they answered within 60 seconds or less
J.M. Parsons, Amazon
13 November 2014
Summary: I bought this unit for a single project after I discovered that the built-in drive on my Asus laptop wasn't able to burn Blu-Ray. The price was definitely a plus, external meant I wouldn't have to deal with installation issues, so...winner. The drive arrived promptly as I knew it would.
EDITED 2-8-2015: I was wrong - never tried to play blu ray till now - never tried burning B-R Video either.
17 June 2014
Summary: "unfortunately I have not tested the Blue-Ray Burning part - just wanted flexibility for my production efforts." following update added 2-8-2015: NEED TO KNOW ALERT: Paid $109.24 New shipped: January 3, 2013 - DON'T Bother -I PAID for a Blu Ray PLAYER that is also Blu Ray disc burner.