Sony announced a new Dual RW DVD drive that support 8X DVD+R recording. The DRU-530A drive also support up to 4X DVD+RW and DVD-R recording, as well as 2X DVD-RW, 40X CD-R and 24X CD-RW recording, making it among the fastest and most proficient on the market.
• Write Speed:
DVD-R: 1X, 2X, 4X** max.
DVD-RW: 1X, 2X** max.
DVD+R: 2.4X, 4X*, 8X** (ZCLV)**max.
DVD+RW: 2.4X, 4X* max.
CD-R: 4X, 12X, 16X**, 24X~32X P-CAV, 40X CAV max.
CD-RW: 4X, 8X, 12X, 16X, 24X PCAV** max.
• Read Speed
DVD-ROM: 12X max.
CD-ROM: 40X max.
• Random Access Time:
200 ms (DVD 12X)
160 ms (CD 40X)
• Sustained Data Transfer Rate:
16.2 MB/s max. (12X DVD-ROM)
• Buffer Memory:
• Buffer Underrun Protection Technology
• Supported disc format:
DVD-ROM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-Video CD, CD-DA, CD-ROM (XA), CD Extra, Video CD, Photo CD*, CD Text, multi-session
• Software Contents:
Sonic Solutions RecordNow: CD/DVD Mastering Software with Quick Archive backup feature
Sonic Solutions DLA: Drive Letter Recording Software
Sonic Solutions MyDVD: DVD Video Editing and Authoring Software
Cyberlink PowerDVD: soft DVD player Software
MusicMatch Jukebox: Play, Record, and Organize your personal music
• Sytstem Requirements:
Pentium III 400 Mhz or faster (or equivalent) CPU minimum. Pentium III 800 MHz or faster (or equivalent) CPU is recommended for real time video authoring/editing, 64 MB of RAM (128 MB or more is recommended), and 1 GB of free hard disc drive space.
Windows 2000 or Windows XP Home and Professional Operating Systems
*Not supported with the bundled software, additional software required
**High-speed DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, CD-RW discs are required.