"...Plextor today announced the immediate availability of the 3-in-1 PlexWriter 16/10/40A drive. The PlexWriter 16/10/40A drive features 16X CD-recording, 10X CD-rewriting, and 40X max CD-playback, making it among the fastest CD-RW drives available on the market today. The PlexWriter 16/10/40A also features BURN-Proof (buffer underrun-proof) technology, which ensures fault-tolerant CD burning.
The internal PlexWriter 16/10/40A drive with E-IDE (ATAPI-4) Interface includes a data buffer capacity of 2 MB. Average random access time is a very fast 140ms and burst transfer rates are 16.6 MB/second (PIO Mode 4/DMA Mode 2). The drive supports a wide variety of writing modes, including Track-at-Once, Disc-at-Once, Session-at-Once, Multisession, and variable/fixed packet writing.
The internal PlexWriter 16/10/40A with E-IDE (ATAPI-4) interface is currently shipping to OEMs, resellers, and distributors with a $309 manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP). All retail packages include unlimited toll-free technical support and one-year full warranty..."