Lite-On has just announced the European release of the iHES212, an internal Blu-ray combo drive which features a SATA interface, can read Blu-ray discs at up to 12x speed, and includes the Smart-Burn and SMART-X technologies that ensure steady writing and smooth playback.
The iHES212 packs 2MB of buffer memory, comes with LightScribe support, and is capable of writing speeds of 16x for DVD-R/+R, 12x for DVD-RAM, 8x for DVD-R/+R DL and DVD+RW, 6x for DVD-RW, 48x for CD-R and 24x for CD-RW.
Lite-On's drive is now available @ 70.16 .