CenDyne Corporation launches the first CenDyne-branded Dual-Format DVD Recorders, which support the four most popular DVD formats, DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+RW and DVD+R, as well as CD-R and CD-RW. The three new CenDyne Dual-Format DVD Recorders come with a complete set of DVD burning software for storing more than two hours of video onto a single 4.7GB DVD. Plus, CenDyne has included user-friendly tutorial software that helps novice customers install and use the new drives.
Both the external and internal dual-format drives burn at 4X DVD+R and DVD-R. Plus, the speedy new drives support up to 2.4X DVD+RW, 2X DVD-RW, 16X CD-R and 10X CD-RW, making them the ideal choice for editing home movies as well as for saving music, sharing photos and transporting data files. The drives also read DVD movies, DVD-ROM and CD-ROM media.
Bundled DVD & CD Software
Helping users get the most out of their purchase immediately, the new CenDyne Dual-Format DVD Recorders come with a “View Me First” Tutorial on CD, which walks the customer through the installation and DVD/CD burning processes.
The bundled software includes:
· Sonic MyDVD 4 - Easy-to-use DVD authoring and recording software that allows users to capture video clips, transfer video, create and edit movies, add titles and other effects to movies and video, and burn images to a disc quickly and easily.
· WinDVD – Software from InterVideo enables consumers to burn and play their own DVDs as well as commercially-produced DVD movies and software, on a personal computer.
· InCD – Burning software that provides simple drag and drop or direct save options within applications for flexible access to the dual-format DVD Recorder.
· Musicmatch® - Personalized music software for playing, recording, organizing and finding new music selections
· Nero Express – CD and DVD burning and creation software for recording music with helpful new features to make burning easier.
Pricing, Availability & Warranty
CenDyne offers the internal version of the Dual-Format DVD Recorder with either an off-white or black bezel to complement the most popular computer colors. Both of the internal drives have IDE interfaces and are designed to be installed into a PC. They are shipping now to CenDyne’s resellers and major retailers throughout North America. The CenDyne 4X Dual-Format Combo Interface USB 2.0/Firewire DVD Recorder can be easily connected to any PC with a USB 2.0 (or earlier) port or FireWire connection. It will begin shipping this week.
The CenDyne Internal Dual-Format DVD Recorder (model #CDI CD 00208) and the Black Bezel CenDyne Internal Dual-Format DVD Recorder (model CDI CD 00229) are offered at an estimated retail price of $299. The CenDyne 4X Dual-Format Combo Interface USB 2.0/Firewire DVD Recorder (model #CDI CD 00227) is offered at an estimated retail price of $399. The products are covered by a one year warranty.