Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Qualcomm Enables Wireless Charging for Mobile Devices with Metal Cases
New Memory Memory Chip Is 1,000 Times Faster Than Flash
Motorola Unveils New Moto G, Moto X Play and Moto X Style Android Phones
Hackers Could Break Into Your Android Smartphone With A Simple MMS
Google Relases New Consent Policy in European Union
Samsung To Showcase New Galaxy Phablet on August 13 Event
OnePlus 2 Smarphone Is An Affordable, High-End Flagship
Google Announces Changes To Google Plus
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Sony an...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, November 18, 2002
Sony announces free 4X DVD+R upgrade for dual RW drives


The Dual RW DVD/CD recordable drives recently introduced by Sony Electronics will soon support up to 4X DVD+R recording with a simple firmware upgrade. Owners of the internal DRU-500A or external DRX-500UL Dual RW drive will be able to download the free upgrade from Sony's Web site at http://sony.storagesupport.com/freeupgrade on or before Dec. 9.

The firmware upgrade will add support for up to 4X DVD+R recording and will enhance DVD reading performance, making the Dual RW drives even more appealing to users seeking a high-performance DVD burner that supports all of the leading DVD formats (DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW) as well as 24X CD-R recording, at a reasonable price.

With up to 4X DVD+R recording speeds, users will be able to record a full 4.7GB DVD+R disc in less than 15 minutes. The specification standard for 4X DVD+R recording was recently made available, and utilizing the free firmware upgrade, Sony's Dual RW drives will be the first to support it. 4X DVD+R media is expected to become commercially available before the end of this year.

"By offering consumers a drive that supports the most popular DVD formats at the fastest recording speeds available for DVD-R/-RW and DVD+R, we are providing the utmost in compatibility and performance," said Robert DeMoulin, marketing manager for branded storage products in Sony Electronics' IT Products Division. "As initial reviews of the DRU-500A have proven, our Dual RW drives have helped clear the confusion in the DVD-recordable market."

The DRU-500A model has already garnered a number of industry awards, including Editors' Choice Awards from both CNET and CDRLabs.com in October, a Best Buy Award from PC World's December issue, and Maximum PC's Gear of the Year and Kick Ass Awards, also bestowed in December. Availability, Pricing and Warranty

The DRU-500A and DRX-500UL DVD/CD rewritable drives are currently available through nationwide resellers and retailers, mail order catalogs, and select online shopping sites, including SonyStyle.com. The DRU-500A model is available for an estimated price of under $350, while the external DRX-500UL is available for less than $430. Sony supports what it calls "worry-free" installation and easy operation with toll-free customer and technical service, Monday through Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST, along with a one-year limited warranty from the original date of purchase.


Previous
Next
Plextor launches new portable CD-RW drive PX-S2410TU        All News        Plextor launches new portable CD-RW drive PX-S2410TU
Plextor launches new portable CD-RW drive PX-S2410TU     Optical Storage News      Plextor launches new portable CD-RW drive PX-S2410TU

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Android Lollipop Rolls For the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 Series
Sony Mobile and ZMP to Develop Enterprise Solutions that Utilize Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Sony's New Wireless Speakers Available In The U.S.
Sony Launches Crowdfunding Platform For Its Products
Android M Developer Preview Available for Xperia Devices
First Sony X900C and X910C Ultra-thin 4K Ultra HD TVs Launching
Sony Has Three New Cameras For You
Android 5.0, Lollipop Rolls for the Xperia Z Series, Android 5.1 coming for Xperia M2 and Xperia M2 Aqua
Sony Delivers New Entry-level Professional Camcorder, New 4K Laser Projection Options And Professional Laser and Lamp Projectors
Sony to Acquire Optical Archive As It Enters The Data Center Storage Market
Sony Aims At Growth Phase on Games, Image Sensors
Sony to License Its LDAC Audio Technology

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .