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Sony Announces 18x DVD±R Drives

| Posted: Sep 21, 2006 12:49 am

Sony have joined the party with manufacturers beginning to dish up 18x DVD burners over the past month or so. Today they unveil their DRX-830 series of multi-format DVD/CD burners, with three models to compliment the lineup. These are the internal DRU-830A, external DRX-830U and Macintosh and PC compatible external DRX-830UL-T.

 

The Dailytech fill us in on all the details folks.

 


Sony has announced its new DRX-830 series of DVD multi-format DVD/CD burners. The new 830 series arrive in three different models-the internal DRU-830A, external DRX-830U and Macintosh and PC compatible external DRX-830UL-T. All three drives are capable of burning DVD±R media at 18x, a slight speed increase from current 16x drives. While DVD±R media is burnt at 18x, DVD±R DL media burning remains at 8x. Other supported media formats include DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, CD-R and CD-RW. All three drives are equipped with a 2MB buffer and feature Sony's Power-Burn buffer under-run protection technology.

 

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