As it seems the new generation of portable CDR-W drives will support Mp3 encoding and playback function!! As we heard the drive will come out around October-November 2000.
A CD rewriter drive with MP3 encoding & playback function.
Connect to a computer to create and duplicate CDs or take it away as a MP3 player.
4X CD Recording
4X CD Rewriting
20X (max) CD Reading
Built-in MP3 playback decoder with back-lit LCD display
Volume, Bass and Treble control
Track playback and selection control
Bundled with award winning CD Recording and MP3 encoding & CD riping software
Interface: USB, PCMCIA, Fire Wire
Compatible with PC & notebook with Win95, Win98, Win2000 and iMac, PowerMac & iBook
Power : 110~240 AC/DC adapter input
2500 mHA chargeable Lthium Ion batteries
Intelligent battery conservation and charging system