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Plextor PX-B120U
6.5 out of 10

Plextor PX-B120U

Plextor PX-B120U The Plextor PX-B120U is an external BD-ROM Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Plextor PX-B120U

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Overall 4
4.0

Doesn't work like it should

Taylor B., Newegg
23 October 2011
  • Summary: I would buy a different external drive, I had no luck with this one, it definitely was not worth the price.
  • Pros: It's external, it's cheap.
  • Cons: It wouldn't read my Blu Ray discs and the DVDs would freeze for a few seconds every now and then.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't upgrade firmware

Tye H., Newegg
15 October 2011
  • Summary: Wrote Plextor's forums (Plextor's recommended support option) and haven't heard a response in over two weeks. Just found their email and phone support contacts and will try them next.
  • Pros: Small, no power adapters necessary, and stylish.
  • Cons: Worked fine until I was troubleshooting the new Fox copy protection that prevented my software from playing the new Star Wars Blu-Ray release. Noted that a new firmware (v1.10) was released and gave it a try. Ever since, it has caused intermittent pauses and other glitches every few minutes. My a...
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Overall 4
4.0

It's just ok

jamie n., Newegg
22 June 2011
  • Summary: Save your $$, it is really not worth it. Nice try Plextor. Try again.
  • Pros: It is a Blu Ray. It needs no additional power, it looks cool
  • Cons: No Firmware updates, thus it will not play 40% of the Blu Ray disks I put in it, regardless of the player. The power is iffy, it is loud.
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Overall 4
4.0

Fair

David G., Newegg
1 February 2011
  • Summary: It should be able to read any new blu-ray I throw at it but unfortunately it doesn't and therefore a lower rating.
  • Pros: Very fast load times. Great ease of use. Can move from system to system or to a friend's house with no install disc needed.
  • Cons: I've had issues with 2 new blu-ray titles. Total Recall and Breakfast Club had issues about half way thru. Tried playing them on different PC's same result and the discs are perfect and brand new. Both play fine on my stand alone player but not on this. Updated to the recent 1/31/11 firmware and ...
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Overall 4
4.0

READ ONLY drive

Donna P., Newegg
4 October 2010
  • Summary: If you are needing a drive that can write to DVD's, or CD's, then this drive is NOT for you ......
  • Pros: Easy install, Windows 7 saw the drive with no issue. PowerDVD software installed with no issues as well.
  • Cons: This is a read ONLY drive, does NOT allow you to write to a DVD+R or anything else. EVEN though I found a review that indicated it could ....AND I QUOTE .. Additionally, the PX-B120U is capable of burning both DVDs and CDs making it possibly one of the greatest valued external optical drives in e...
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Overall 4
4.0

Für Blue-Ray nicht sofort einsetzbar...

F. Albrecht, Amazon
30 October 2015
  • Summary: da der im Lieferumfang enthaltene Software-Player nicht mehr aktuell ist, und für die Version kein Update zur Verfügung steht. Wer sich keine neue Software zum abspielen von Blue-Ray Filme leisten mag, keine gute Wahl. Für DVDs allerdings durch die div. Einstellungen (Bild u. Ton) gut geeignet.
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Overall 4
4.0

Plextor nicht mehr das was es mal war

Dennis, Amazon
19 May 2015
  • Summary: Ich habe das Laufwerk als Ergänzung zum HTPC gekauft. Leider werden Blu Rays zum Teil erst nach 5-10 Versuchen erkannt oder gar nicht. Sowohl BD-R als auch Originale. Ich habe in der Zeit 8-10 Filme geschaut (und eine Datensicherung aufgespielt ).
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Overall 4
4.0

Nicht wirklich empfehlenswert

Norm Elison, Amazon
14 March 2015
  • Summary: Es versieht zwar klaglos seinen Dienst, aber das Gehäuse ist labil. Schon nach 1,5 Jahren brach das Scharnier mit der Feder. Laut dem Verkäufer keine Garantie mehr und eine Reparatur lohne sich nicht.
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Overall 4
4.0

Funktioniert, hinterlässt aber keinen guten Eindruck

Peter Bernhardt, Amazon
24 June 2013
  • Summary: Dieses Laufwerk von Plextor tut am iMac genau das was es tun soll. Ohne Probleme auf Hard- oder Softwareseite. Soweit so gut. Das allgemeine Erscheinungsbild, der technische Aufbau und die allgemeine Labilität erinnern mich jedoch an mein erstes CD-ROM Laufwerk aus den 90er Jahren und stellt einen...
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