If you are looking for a new Blu-ray writer, you may consider LBD-PMF6U3HBKW external Blu-ray writer from Logitech which has just been released last week. It uses USB 3.0 Superspeed cable that functions as a power cable and host connectivity. The writer also supports streaming digital broadcast recording.
The LBD-PMF6U3HBKW external Blu-ray writer with USB 3.0 interface offer read speeds up to 4X on triple-layer and quad-layer discs, or up to 6X on double and single layer ones, while DVDs at up to 8X, and CDs at up to 24X. The Blu-ray dimension of 136 (W) x 142(D) x 19(H)mm, with weighs 300g.
Logitec LBD-PMF6U3HBKW bundled with TotalMediaRecord 2 and TotalMediaTheater 2 with an estimate retail price of 9,800 Yen or about $117 or around 88.25 Euro.