Matsushita announced today a new portable CDR-W drive "KXL-RW30AN". It will start selling in Japane soon at the price of 51,800Yen ($439).
8x writing, 4x re-write, 24x reading
ATAPI (PCMCIA Type conformity)
2 MB Buffer
130 mm (width) x 157 mm (depth) x 17.5 mm (height)
external power AC adapter
New thin-shaped design portable characteristic improvement