Monday, July 25, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Half The World Remains Offline, ITU Study Found
Verizon Closer To Yahoo Deal
Lite-On Expands Its SSD Storage Manufacturing
Samsung Sues Huawei
Facebook's Aquila Maiden Flight Is A Reality
ASML Makes Progress on EUV
Google Keeps The Lead Pack In Federal Lobbying Expenditures
NVIDIA Titan X Video Card Coming in August For $1200
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > HP anno...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, July 21, 2004
HP announces new 2.4X DL writer (HP530i)


HP today announced its newest DVD writer, the HP DVD Writer dvd530i, bringing higher compatibility and greater storage to DVD recording with double-layer technology.

The new HP drive lets users quickly store, back up and transport almost twice the content of a single-layer DVD onto one disc -- up to 8.5 gigabytes on one double-layer disc compared to 4.7 gigabytes on a single-layer disc.(1) The drives do this without sacrificing playback compatibility, a problem common to some double-layer drives that have appeared on the market; the HP DVD Writer dvd530i offers an almost 90 percent compatibility rating with most DVD players and DVD-ROM drives.

"HP is committed to delivering DVD technology that gives consumers not only competitive prices, but also a great compatibility experience," said Steve Johnson, DVD product manager, Personal Systems Group, HP. "For users who want to create video DVDs on their PCs and play them back in the living room, excellent compatibility is a must."

Accordingly, HP performed extensive testing to understand the compatibility problems that plagued some competitors' double-layer drives, then made changes to ensure its own drives would meet high compatibility standards. "We identified and investigated the potential issues and made sure we got it right," Johnson said.

The new HP DVD Writer dvd530i features double-layer recording technology at up to 2.4x speed and single-layer recording at up to 8x. Designed for versatility and value, this dual-format drive can write to DVDR/RW and DVD+R DL (double layer) media, as well as CD-R/RW. The device also comes with software to let users edit and author video and save photos, video, music or data to DVDs or CDs.

The dvd530i offers a value-priced double-layer solution along with the versatility and ease-of-use customers have come to expect from HP.

The HP DVD Writer dvd530i is expected to be available at major retail outlets in the United States and Europe in August at an estimated U.S. street price of $99, and a 16x drive is expected to be available later this year.(2)

(1) The HP DVD Writer dvd530i does not permit copying of commercially available DVD movies or other copyright-protected materials. It is intended for the creation and storage of original material and other lawful uses.

(2) Actual prices may vary.


Previous
Next
Digital Music Player Market Set to Double in 2004        All News        New Canon LV-X4 Portable LCD Projector
LiteOn IT Taiwan Invests in AudioDev's CATS System     Optical Storage News      Verbatim Rolls Out New Mini DVD-R and DVD-RW Discs

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
HP To Launch Vive Branded PCs
HP's Elite X3 Smartphone To Start Shipping This Month
Oracle To Pay HP $3 billion In Itanium Case
HP expands Chromebook Lineup With Touch
HP Recalls Batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook Computers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
HP Announces Omen Portfolio Of Gaming PCs
HP Unveils Production-Ready 3D Printing System
New HP t310 Zero Client Focuses On Performance, Security
HP Refreshes The Pavilion PC Line-up
HP Releases New Chromebook for Home and Office
HP Packs Power and Performance Into New Z1 G3 Workstation All-in-One
New HP Spectre Laptop Is 10.4 mm Thin

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .