02-13-2010 07:31 AM
I am confused about the customization page of W510. Optical device: Multi Recorder Optical Drive.
Can it write/record blu-ray disc? There is no explanation or no other device to select. If it can write/record blu-ray disc then it is ok.
If not then how can I add a blu-ray recorder/writer in my customization? There is no option to select such device there.
02-14-2010 12:39 AM
The blu-ray drives have disappeared from the option screens. When I bought my T400 it was available for an extra $400 or something. No idea if it will be back.
02-23-2010 11:11 AM
A W500/T500 blu-ray drive should work (with a shim from 9.5 to 12 mm thickness). Lenovo does not have them at the moment, but there sohould be some in the pipeline someplace. Personally, I'm looking at a firewire external one. eSATA would be even better.
02-23-2010 04:07 PM
It looks like this one is available from Lenovo in the US at least:
It should work, but needs a shim to fit correctly. It would be a good idea to x-check compatability.
02-26-2010 12:53 PM
According to the W series feature page, these laptops come with blueray drives. But what I've seen and experienced from Lenovo lately I'll only believe it until I actually see it