I-O Data announced the DVR-ABN8W, an ATAPI DVD recorder that supports DVD+R DL recording. The drive is based on the NEC ND-2510A design and will be available in th eJapanese market end of May, at a price Yen 20,790 (EUR 155).
- Buffer: 2MB
- Write: 2.4x DVD+R DL, 8x DVD+R/-R, 4x DVD+RW/-RW, 32x CD-R, 16x CD-RW
- Read: 12x DVD-ROM, 40x CD-ROM