Sunday, December 21, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Optical Storage > HDD+DVD...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 17, 2004
HDD+DVD could mean competition for DVD disc makers


Although Taiwan manufacturers are beginning to market HDD+DVD recorders, leading makers of DVD discs do not think the products will affect demand for DVD discs in the short term, according to the disc makers.

Lite-On IT will soon begin shipping 80GB HDD+DVD recorders, according to the company?s general sales agent Gish International. Gish plans to promote the HDD+DVD recorders as a mainstream model in the fourth quarter of this year, company chairman Garry Chen indicated.

However, top optical disc makers in Taiwan, including CMC Magnetics, Ritek and Prodisc Technology, point out that DVD recorders with hard disks are currently much more expensive than DVD recorders without hard disks. Taiwan brands are priced about NT$10,000 (US$294) higher, while Japanese brands sell as high as NT$20,000 (US$588) more, the disc makers pointed out. The companies think most consumers will prefer DVD-R burners with DVD-R discs to HDD+DVD recorders.

However, although retail prices of DVD recorders have dropped below NT$8,000 (US$235), sales have not increased. According to sources in the local sales channel, the reason is that compatibility issues among the various products and DVD formats confuse potential buyers. These sources believe consumers will prefer HDD+DVD recorders, as they are easier to use.

From DigiTimes



Previous
Next
AMD's New, Most Powerful AMD64 Mobile Processor        All News        New Prescott mainboard with PCI Express and DDR2 memory support
New Internal 16X Dual Format Double Layer Drive from I/OMagic     Optical Storage News      Philips warns unlicensed DVD+R makers in Taiwan

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic To Close DVD-player Factory In Slovakia
Optical Disc Sales Down
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain
DVD CCA Ends Litigation with Kaleidescape
DVD Writer and Media Market Keeps Shrinking
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs
DVD6C Files Lawsuit Against CDI Media
DVD6C Terminates Patent License Agreement with Canadian Premium Disc
Deals, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Were a Hit With Shoppers Over Black Friday Weekend
CD, DVD Recordable Media Market Down

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .