"..CNF Mobile Solution today announced its newest PC card product -cardportCD-RW drive. With its universal PCMCIA connection, the new optical drive works with any notebook that has a Type II card slot.
Other benefits of cardport products are their PC card connection, which makes each device totally Plug & Play and hot swappable. This means you never have to shut down the notebook computer in order to change a CNF cardport device. To change devices, you simply stop the PC card in the operating system, remove the card from the PCMCIA slot, and reinsert the desired device inside the PC Card slot.
Price & Availability
CNF's cardportCD-RW drive has a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $549.95 and is available through CNF's channel partners, which include Merisel, Ingram Micro, CDW, Insight and PC Connection throughout the United States and Canada.."