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Ginger Routh
Buffalo Tech DVD Drive No Mac Drivers
on Feb 10, 2009 at 4:59:49 pm

Hi, I bought a BRHC-6316U2 MediaStation External Blu-ray Hard Drive DVD Combo Drive for DVD authoring on my Mac Pro computers. I can't get it to work with my system, Apple doesn't recognize it. I have searched the Buffalo Tech website and posted my question to the forum there, no luck.

Does anyone have experience with Buffalo Tech's DVD RW drives?

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Rex Suba
Re: Buffalo Tech DVD Drive No Mac Drivers
on Feb 28, 2009 at 6:29:11 am

Picture of my Buffalo drive atop my MacPro, although it is usually attached to a Windows Vista machine.

The drive works with my MacPro (Leopard/10.5.x; 8-core) and, while I have yet to burn a Blu-ray disc with the unit, I have read and written CDs and DVDs with it on the MacPro with no problem. Since my Roxio Toast 9 Titanium recognizes it and I can play CDs and DVDs from this drive, I think it is safe to assume that it does indeed work with MacOS.

Even then - assuming you could burn Blu-ray discs on the MacPro - they probably won't playback on the Mac - you'll have to use a standalone player or Windows-based setup with appropriate add-ons to do that.

Model of BuffaloTech unit: BRHC-6316U2-US
Mechanism model number: HL-DT-ST BD-RE GGW-H20N (probably made by LG)

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