The new LF-P867CM is a portable DVD super-multi recorder that supports writing on both DVD± R DL media, and its weight is only 290g.
The drive will be put in the Japanese market on September, priced at 30,000 Yen (US $275).
The portable DVD super-multi drive can be connected to your PC or notebook through a USB 2.0 interface. Panasonic claims that it has achieved a weight reduction of 8% compared to the previous portable models while it also reduced its overall dimensions (135x135.6x14.8mm).
The basic specifications of the drive include 8x recording for DVD±R 5x for DVD-RAM, 4x for DVD±RW, 2.4x for DVD+R DL and 2x for DVD-R DL. The recorder is also able to write on CD-R at 24x and CD-RW at 10x. Note that the performance of the device is different when it is not connected to the provided AC adapter but it's only powered through the USB bus.
Additional information can be found at www.panasonic.co.jp