The drive was demonstrated in CeBIT this year and now it is officially announced by Mitsumi. It is the first 54x CD-RW recorder in the market and also supports 32x rewriting and 54x reading. The CR-485FTE is expected to hit the market in the middle of April at a suggested price of 99 euros.
The drive is Mount Rainier compliant, supports the ExacLink buffer underun protection and the Aegis Write technology for reliable and accurate recordings.
Transfer Rates Read:
Up to 54x speed 8,100 KB/Sec
Transfer Rates Write:
CD-R, up to 54x speed 8,100 KB/
CD-RW, up to 32x speed 4,800 KB/
Data Buffer and Write Methods:
2 Mbytes with buffer underrun prevention system (ExacLink)
Aegis Write, Mount Rainier, Disc at once, Track at once, Session at once, Variable
Packet Writing, Fixed Packet Writing
Retail Kit composed of:
Data and audio cables, screws, Quick Start guide on the included software CD