Announces Mobile DVD/CDRW Drive
Features 8x DVD and 12x/10x/32x Writing/Rewriting and Reading
Speed With FireWire, CardBus or USB Connections
FREMONT, CA --(Nov.
Addonics Technologies announced the Mobile DVD/CDRW drive --
a combination DVD/CDRW drive with high-speed FireWire, CardBus
and USB interfaces.
The Addonics Mobile DVD/CDRW features 12x CD-R write,10x CD-RW
rewrite, 32x CD-ROM read , and 8x DVD-ROM playback speeds.
Addonics bundles the drive with CD mastering software, and MPEG-2
decoding software for DVD movie playback on all FireWire, CardBus
or USB-equipped mobile computers and desktop PCs. The combined
DVD/CDRW functionality saves users the cost of buying two storage
units for recording CD-ROM discs and playing DVD movies, and
satisfies the demand for a low-cost storage and back-up device.
The Mobile DVD/CDRW has a list price of $445, $459, and $499
for USB, Cardbus and FireWire connections respectively.
Users can play full-screen DVD movies on their computer with
the drive's MPEG-2 decoding software. The drive can also record
data to CDRW media in five popular modes: Track at Once, Multisession,
Disc at Once, Session at Once, and Packet Writing.
The drive is also compatible with eight different multimedia
formats, including: DVD, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-DA, CD-Bridge,
CD-Extra, and Video CD. It will read all CD-R and CD-RW recorded
media and is Photo CD multi-session compliant.
The Mobile DVD/CDRW features a front-panel loading tray that
requires no caddies or cartridges. The drive measures 10 x 6.2
x 2 inches, and weighs just 3.18 pounds. Software drivers for
Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT and ME (Millennium Edition) are included.
The drive receives power from a universal external A/C power
adapter that can be used worldwide.
The Mobile DVD/CDRW drive will be available beginning November
21, through major catalog companies, resellers, VARs and national
distributors, including PC Connection, CDW, Buy.com, Insight,
Egghead, Ingram Micro, and D&H.
About Addonics Technologies
Addonics Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets
a broad line of external storage products and solutions for
a wide range of computing devices. Addonics is headquartered
at 48434 Milmont Drive, Fremont, CA 94538. Visit Addonics at