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ASUS BC-12D2HT Blu-ray Reader Optical Drive

CCL Code: CDR0320
Manufacturer Code: BC-12D2HT/BLK/B/AS
| Manufacturer: ASUS

Key Features:

  • Connection Type: SATA
  • Drive Type: Blu-ray Reader

Delivery Options

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ASUS BC-12D2HT is a powerful and energy-saving Blu-ray disc drive capable of reading from 12X BD format and writing to 16X DVD±R format.

With M-Disc Support, users can store their precious memories for millennia. For data protection, BC-12D2HT integrates password controls and encryption plus encoded file name functionality, ensuring information and documents are extra-safe.

  • M-Disc Support - Save your priceless memories or data for up to 1,000 years
  • BDXL Support - Move to the future of optical storage with massive BDXL at up to 128GB!
  • E-Green - Green idle mode reduces drive operations for up to 50% energy savings.
  • Disc encryption - Highest security standards with password control and encoded file name functionality.
  • Drag-and-Burn - Drag and drop files to complete super-reliable disc burning in three intuitive steps. 
  • Superior Burning Solution - Intelligent drive operation management pre-tests media and assures the best data burning quality.

Main Features

  • M-DISC provides archival-quality storage to protect your precious photo, video and data for 1,000 years or more
  • Fast 12X Blu-ray reading speed
  • Disc encryption in highest security standards with password control and encoded file name functionality
  • Drag-and-burn in 3 easy steps

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type Group Blu-ray Reader
Blu-Ray Reader Yes
Blu-Ray Writer No
Optical Drive Type Blu-ray Disc Combo
Optical Drive Interface SATA
Connector Type SATA
Media Load Type Motorised Tray
Maximum Capacity 50 GB


DVD-ROM Read Speed 16X
DVD+R Read Speed 16X
DVD-RW Read Speed 12X
DVD+RW Read Speed 12X
DVD-RAM Read Speed 5X
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed 12X
DVD+R Dual Layer Read Speed 12X
DVD-R Write Speed 16X
DVD+R Write Speed 16X
DVD-RW Write Speed 6X
DVD-RAM Write Speed 5X
DVD+RW Write Speed 8X
DVD -R Dual Layer Write Speed 8X
DVD +R Dual Layer Write Speed 8X
CD-ROM Read Speed 48X
CD-R Read Speed 48X
CD-RW Read Speed 40X
CD-R Write Speed 48X
CD-RW Write Speed 24X
Access Time (Blu-ray) 180ms (Blu-ray)
Access Time (DVD) 160ms (DVD)
Access Time (CD) 150ms (CD)
DVD-R Read Speed 16X
BD-ROM Read Speed 12X
BD-R Read Speed 12X
BD-RE Read Speed 8X
BD-ROM DL Read Speed 8X
BD-R DL Read Speed 8X
BD-RE DL Read Speed 6X
DVD-ROM DL Read Speed 12X

System Requirements

Recommended Processor Requirements Intel Pentium D945 (3.4GHz) or higher
Recommended Memory Requirements 1024 MB
Recommended Storage Requirements 10240 MB
Recommended Display Requirements NVIDIA GeForce 7600GT or ATI X1600 Series or Above


Operating Temperature 5 to 45 °C
Operating Humidity 15 to 80 %


Form Factor Blu-Ray Drive
Enclosure type Internal
Enclosure Colour Black
In The Box Asus BC-12D2HT 12X SATA Blu-Ray Combo Drive
Width 14.6 cm
Depth 17 cm
Height 4.2 cm
Weight 0.68 kg

Key Features

Main Colour Black
Disk Form Factor 5.25
PC Connection Type SATA


Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer ASUS
Manufacturer Code BC-12D2HT/BLK/B/AS
EAN 4716659524380
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer ASUS
Manufacturer Code BC-12D2HT/BLK/B/AS
Questions and Answers

Do you have you a question about the ASUS BC-12D2HT 12x Blu-Ray Combo Burner Drive with M-DISC Support (OEM)?

Q: does this require any software to run bluray discs? Would VLC work?
Answer by Kristian on 14th September 2021
Unfortunately, I am unsure about this. - Kristian N
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Q: Does this drive come in retail packaging
Answer by Website User on 5th March 2019
This will not come in retail packaging. - Kristian N
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Q: Does this include PowerDVD software for playback of Blu Ray Video Discs? Thanks.
Answer by Website User on 8th February 2019
This drive does not come with any software included. - Matthewt
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