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Sony Announces 18x DVD±R Drives

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Steve Dougherty | Sep 20, 2006 at 07:49 pm CDT (0 mins, 50 secs reading time)


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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