Plextor has released the PX-712UF, external IEEE 1394 (FireWire) and Hi-Speed USB drive.
The Plextor PX-712UF dual format drive supports 12X DVD+R write, 8X DVD-R write, 4X DVD+RW rewrite, 4X DVD-RW rewrite, and 16X DVD-ROM read. In addition to recording, rewriting and reading DVD discs in dual formats, the PX-712UF supports 48X CD-R write, 24X CD-RW rewrite and 48X CD-ROM read speeds.
8-in-1 Combo drive: 12X DVD+R, 8X DVD-R, 4X DVD+RW, 4X DVD-RW, 16X DVD-ROM, 48X CD-R, 24X CD-RW AND 48X CD-ROM
Lossless linking technology enables users to perform basic editing tasks directly on the DVD disc
Buffer Underrun Proof technology prevents buffer under run errors
PoweRec technology is a sophisticated write strategy providing superior quality recording at maximum speed for your chosen media
Achieves 12x write performance with recommended 8x DVD+R media
Support DVD+RW background format
Support DVD+VR format
Horizontal or vertical mounting orientation
Black CD tray minimizes jitter
OS Support - Windows® 98SE/Me/2000/XP™
Mac OS 9.1 or above