Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray / HD DVD enters U.S. Q1 2008

Buffalo's external Blu-ray burning / HD DVD reading combo drive -- sequel to the BHC-6316U2 -- is coming to the U.S., now branded the Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray HD DVD (BRHC-6316U2). Based on Hitachi's 6x burning / 4x reading GGW-H20N, its hitting American USB ports in the first quarter of this year with an MSRP of $649. Unlike the previous version's Cyberlink PowerDVD bundle, this throws in Nero software for all your HDM needs. Check after the break for a side view of its sleek, entirely unremarkable external drive casing, you know you want to.