"..Kenwood Technologies announces its new European partners for European distribution of the new Kenwood 72X TrueX CD-ROM drive, the company's third high performance drive based on Zen Research's TrueX(TM) technology. Key partnerships have been established with Partners In Europe based in Ireland and Open-E in Germany. Partners in Europe will be supporting all European countries from their Irish headquarters, with the exclusion of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe, which will be handled by Open-E in Germany.
The Kenwood 72X TrueX CD-ROM drive delivers an unparalleled sustained transfer rate ranging from 6.75MB/sec. to 10.8MB/sec. across the entire disc, with a burst data transfer rate of 33MB/sec. The 72X TrueX reads 7 tracks of data in parallel and employs Partial Constant Angular Velocity (PCAV) for optimum performance.
Kenwood 72X TrueX (ATAPI) CD-ROM drives will be available in February at a recommended retail price of $129 before VAT. Kenwood TrueX CD-ROM drives are available in bulk pack or retail box in Europe through Kenwood's European Partners Open-e and Partners In Europe. For more information about Partners in Europe, contact Michael Mullins and Sara McDonald, Shannon Industrial Estate, Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland. Phone: + 353 61 702000. Web site: www.PIEU.COM.."