BTC has just released the latest of its Dual Digital Storage (DDS) series products, the all new DRW1008IB. This half height drive combines the functionality of an 8x dual format DVD rewriter and a 7-in-1 digital card reader into one, thus allowing you read from or write to all the popular memory card formats that are used in today's digital devices like digital cameras, MP3 players, etc.
The drive is fully compatible with Compact Flash, Micro Drive, Smart Media, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital and Multimedia Card formats.
This 8x DDS digital card reader and DVD burner combo drive has a unique dual direction data transfer mode, allowing you to browse and edit your images after inserting your digital memory card into one of the memory slots. After perfecting your images with your favorite image editor application you can then safely burn them onto a disc or backup to any other storage media.
Furthermore, the pluggable USB2.0 compatible front connector allows fast connection of for example a portable disk drive or MP3 player.
- Interface DVD Dual Drive: EIDE
- Card Reader:USB2.0 on board connection
- Digital media:
A-Type USB Extension Port / CompactFlashTM / MicroDriveTM / SmartMediaTM / Memory Stick TM / Memory Stick ProTM / Secure DigitalTM / MultimediacardTM
- Disc Capacity:
(CD-ROM) 74min/650MB, 80min/700MB
- Supported Media for Writing:
DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, CD-R, CD-RW
- Writing Format:
(DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW) DVD-ROM, DVD-Video
(CD) CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-Extra, CD-I, Mixed-Mode CD, Video CD, Photo CD, CD-TEXT, Bootable CD, CD-R, CD-RW, Multi-Session
- Writing Methods: Track at Once, Disc at Once, Session at Once, Multi-Session, Packet Writing (Variable & Fixed), Multi-track Reservation
- Writing Speed:
(DVD+R) 1x, 2x, 4x,6x,8x
(DVD-R) 1x, 2x, 4x
(DVD+RW) 1x, 2x , 4x
(DVD-RW) 1x, 2x
(CD-R) 16x, 24x, 32x, 40x
(CD-RW) 4x, 10x, 16x, 24x
- Reading Speed (max.):
(DVD+/-R) 8x, (DVD+/-RW) 6x,(CD-R) 40x, (CD-RW) 32x(CD-ROM) 40x, (DVD-ROM) 12x
- Access time:
(DVD) 160 ms (12X)(CD) 130 ms (40X)
- Data buffer: 2MB