Plextor today announces the launch of the PX-740A, an internal E-IDE, dual-layer, DVD and CD re-writer drive.
The mid range PX-740A DVD recorder is capable of burning 8x DVD+R DL & 4x DVD-R DL, 16x DVD-/+R, 8x DVD+RW and 6x DVD-RW. Additionally, the PX-740A can write and read CD's at 48x and re-write CD's at 32x.
The PX-740A's dual layer format means consumers can burn up to 4 hours of high quality MPEG-2/DVD video on one 8.5 GB DVD in less than 15 minutes.
A single layer DVD can be burnt in less than 6 minutes.
Retail Package Contents
- PX-740A internal drive with white front bezel
- ATAPI (E-IDE) cable
- Quick Installation Guide
- Software (full and trial versions): PlexTools Professional, PlexTools Professional XL, Cyberlink, Nero, Pinnacle, Sonic.
The PX-740A will come in retail (white bezel) and bulk (white or black bezel).
To prevent underruns, the PX-740A uses "Buffer Underrun Proof technology". In addition, direct recording on a DVD is possible with DVD±VR (Video Recording).
Pricing and Availability
The PX-740A will be available from June 2005 and will be stocked via the network of Plextor dealers. It is covered by Plextor's Fast Warranty Service (2-year warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland (Collect & Return); 1 year in other countries).
- 16 x DVD±R
- 8x DVD+R DL
- 4x DVD-R DL
- 8x DVD+RW
- 6x DVD-RW
- 16x DVD-ROM reading
- 48x CD-R
- 32x CD-RW
- 48x CD-ROM reading
- 2 MB Buffer