Today we post two new hardware reviews. This time we examine the latest CD-RW drive from Plextor (PX-W4824U) and the faster AOpen recorder (CRW4850)...
is the external version of the latest recorder from Plextor, the PleXWriter 48/24/48A. The new PleXWriter 48/24/48U supports the 48X writing speed and the fastest available re-writing speed of 24X. The new drive offers nothing less than its internal brother and additionally gives us the chance to check the drive with a newer firmware revision installed.
- AOpen CRW4850
is the fastest AOpen recorder that is currently sold in the market. We have already (pre)-viewed the CRW5224 that will hit the market soon. The CRW4850 has been around for quite sometime and supports for the first time the CAV recording technology. We compare it with other 48X recorders using the latest firmware and the results are expected to be interesting...
In addition our Writing Quality article updated. We explain in depth how the new C2 error correction % accuracy tests are performed!