"...AOpen America today announced its newest hotshot to the burgeoning CD-rewriter market with its stunning CRW1232 design. This CD-rewriter is the fastest and highest performance offering for the MP3 user to date. The products are retail priced at $259.00 USD including a one year warranty. Performance statistics for the very capable CRW1232 are: CD-R write speeds of 12X, CD-RW speeds of 10X and read speeds up to 32X. The product includes: GMUT 2000, Norton Ghost, NTI CD Maker, and CD--RW media.
Key design features make the robust CRW1232 a perfect end user or high performance, power-user solution. 4 Megabyte data buffering for performance and an improved anti-heat design--the Optimum Power Control (OPC) design--boost recording reliability. OPC continually monitors signal levels during recording and adjusts the laser power to compensate for a dirty disc, thus giving a "flat" signal for enhanced reliability and more consistent recording and replaying..."