"...Iomega today announced shipment of an internal 12x4x32x ZipCD ATAPI CD-RW drive, and also announced its intention to ship a 6x4x24x4x ZipCD ATAPI CD-RW/DVD Reader combination drive within Q3, 2000. Both drives are compatible with Windows® 95/98/2000; the 12x4x32x drive is also compatible with Windows NT 4.0 operating system. Additionally, both ship with Adaptec Easy CD Creator and DirectCD software.
Iomega's new high-speed internal 12x4x32x ZipCD ATAPI drive is a powerful data management tool that can be used for countless applications, including the creation of personal digital photo albums, family history archives and customized audio CDs. The 12x4x32x ZipCD ATAPI drive also features innovative Burn-Proof technology, which greatly increases the ease-of-use of CD-RW drives. Burn-Proof is designed to reduce CD-R disc creation failure rates by giving the drive the ability to detect and remedy potential data transfer interruptions, essentially allowing the drive to work "smarter."
Iomega's 6x4x24x4x ZipCD ATAPI CD-RW/DVD Reader allows users to create CDs and to access software titles, games and movies on DVD discs. In addition, both of Iomega's new drives fit inside a desktop computer's 5.25`` drive bay, which saves the user valuable desk space.
The internal 12x4x32x ZipCD ATAPI drive is available at an estimated street price of $299.95 (U.S.). The estimated street price of the internal 6x4x24x4x ZipCD CD-RW/DVD Reader will be announced at the time of shipping. The internal 12x4x32x drive is currently available, and the internal 6x4x24x4x drive will be available in Q3, 2000, directly from Iomega at http://www.iomegadirect.com or through major distributors and resellers..."