"...Actima Technology Corporation is pleased to announce its new generation 16 speed DVD-ROM solution, the AD16S. Actima will begin shipping its new DVD-ROM drive to computer OEMs, SI and multimedia PC upgraded kit suppliers on this June. The AD16S, is the newest DVD-ROM drive from Actima, one of the world's leading manufacturers of both read-only and rewritable CD drives for use in desktop computer, notebook and storage products.
As previously announced by Actima of its 12X DVD-ROM drive, Actima continues to provide you the 16X DVD-ROM drive. Actima's 100% own designed 16X ATAPI/E-IDE DVD-ROM drive is capable of max data transfer rate of 21600 KB/sec. This Plug and Play ready drive supports Ultra DMA 33 / DMA mode 2 / PIO mode 4 for minimal CPU utilization. Additionally, Actima 16X DVD-ROM is certified compliant with Win3.x/95/98/NT/Me/2000..."