..QPS is currently shipping quantities of its new Que! Fire 16x10x40 CD-RW FireWire external drive for PC and MAC FireWire-equipped computers. In addition to its blazing speed, the drive includes new, efficient caching technologies that eliminate buffer underrun errors in fast-write modes. The device is actually three drives in one -- it provides CD-recording at 16x speed; CD-Rewriting at 10x speed; and CD-Reading at 40x maximum speed. The drive is priced at $399 MSRP and qualifies for a $30.00 mail-in rebate from QPS, through June 30, 2001, for U.S. and Canadian customers only.
The Que! Fire 16x10x40 comes with CD mastering software, which includes Easy-CD Creator, Direct CD for Windows, UDF Reader and Toast for MAC. CD-Recordable/Rewritable media, a power supply, a cable and a protective carrying bag are also included. The drive is also compatible with future versions of iTunes software. .."