Oak Technology today announced that Mitsumi's new 24X CD-R/RW drive, one of the first to achieve 12X CD-ReWriting speeds, is based on Oak's optical storage controller technology. Mitsumi's drive is targeted for both the retail market and for line fit applications with PC OEMs.
Mitsumi's CR-4809TE IDE CD-R/RW optical recorder features 24X CD-R write speeds, 12X CD-RW rewriting, a 2 megabyte buffer, and Oak's ExacLink buffer underrun technology. The drive is designed around Oak's OTI-9797 controller, a highly integrated device that combines industry-leading performance and advanced features in a cost-effective single-chip solution suitable for high-volume manufacturing.
"Our 24X CR-4809TE is designed to offer a combination of high speed, reliability and consistently successful results in a cost-effective drive that meets the needs of end users as well as PC OEMs," said Tadao Kazuno, general manager, ODS Division, Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd. "Oak's programmable controller with its ExacLink buffer underrun technology and industry-leading speeds provided the advanced capabilities we needed in a highly integrated, single-chip controller that helps keep manufacturing costs in line.".