Hitachi LD Data Storage developed the GSA-4080M, a new slim-type DVD burner for notebooks that suports 8x DVD±R recording.
The GSA-4080M uses a new slot-in loading mechanism, especially developed by HLDS to fit into the slim (9.5mm) drive case.
Along with the 8x writing for DVD±R, the drive is capable of 2.4x DVD+R DL, 6x for DVD±RW, 24x/10x for CD-R/RW and 5x for DVD-RAM.
The device will be available to OEMs in May. HLDS has not provided pricing details.
DVD-R/+R 2x, 4x CLV, 8x ZCLV
DVD-RW/+RW 2x, 4x CLV, 6x
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x ZCLV, 5x
CD-R 4x, 16x ZCLV, 24x ZCLV
CD-RW 4x,10x ZCLV
DVD-RAM 5x Max.
DVD+R DL 2.4x
Seek Times: DVD-ROM/CD-ROM 140msec
Interface: E-IDE/ATAPI/Ultra DMA33