BenQ announced its newest CD-ReWritable (CD-RW) drive, the CD-RW 4812P. This drive is built upon the latest optical storage platform and incorporates the latest technologies to ensure optimal performance and reliability. The BenQ 4812P boasts some of the fastest speeds currently available at 48x write, 12 re-write and 48x read performance.
In addition, this unit enables the user to burn a full capacity 650Mb disk in less than 3 minutes while maintaining performance and excellent quality using the Constant Angular Velocity (CAV) writing mode. The unit ships immediately with an MSRP of $159.
Data rate/write: 7200 KB/sec (48x)
Data rate/rewrite: 1800 KB/sec (12X)
Data rate/read: maximum 7200 KB/sec (48X)
Access time: 100 ms, typical
Buffer Size 2 Mbytes
Writing Mode Disc-at-once, Track-at-once, Session-at-once, Multisession, Packet writing, Raw writing
Disc Size 80 mm and 120 mm CD discs
Disc Formats CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM (mode1 and mode 2), CD-ROM XA (mode 2, form 1 and form 2), CD-DA, Bootable CD, Photo CD (single- and multi-sessions), Video CD, CD-Extra, Mixed mode CD, CD-text
Flash memory/upgrade system
Play/Skip function button on the front panel
Dust protection design
Recording software - Ahead Nero
Compatible with Windows 2000/95/98/NT 4/ME/XP