"...Creative today announced the CD-RW Blaster 12-10-32, currently shipping to online and retail outlets in North America at an estimated street price (ESP) of US$299.
With a maximum CD-R writing speed of 12X, a top CD-RW writing speed of 10X, and a CD-ROM reading speed up to 32X, the CD-RW Blaster 12-10-32 serves as a comprehensive CD creator for the digital audio enthusiast who wishes to store personalized music compilations. With storage capability for MP3, MIDI and .WAV files, the CD-RW Blaster 12-10-32 frees up valuable hard drive space by doubling as a handy storage solution.
Creative's latest CD-RW features new BURN-Proof technology, which curbs buffer underrun, or insufficient delivery of data to the drive from the PC. This new technology eliminates the worry of unsuccessful recording sessions caused by a slow CPU, multi-tasking, or other system-related issues.
Features and Benefits:
Enhanced IDE interface for increased performance
Internal S/PDIF-out digital audio connector
Front panel headphone jack, volume control, busy indicator and close-eject button..."