Samsung Electronics announces the introduction of the new WriteMaster SH-S183L: The first 18X Serial ATA DVD burner on the market today.
With its SATA interface, the SH-S183L eliminates the need for Master/Slave jumper settings and provides thinner data cables, improving airflow and cable routing. The SH-S183L offers transfer rates of 150MB/s, 300MB/s and 600MB/s. The SH-S183L is shipping in the U.S. with an Estimated Street Price of $89.99.
The SH-S183L offers 12X DVD-RAM recording, and 8X double layer DVD+R and DVD-R recording. LightScribe technology is also embedded in the DVD drive, letting users engrave labels, photos, and designs right onto the CD and DVD discs.
The SH-S183L also features 8X double layer and 18x single layer DVD writing. Other supported technologies include: Weight Balancing System (WBS) to maximize performance and lower the volume of in use clatter when recording or reading at top speeds; Speed Adjustment Technology, to match the speed to the functionality of the disc; Tilt Actuator Compensation (TAC) for preferred writing condition when interacting with the objective lens; and Double Optimum Power Control, which balances the laser power on the sides of the disc for a better writing performance. Buffer Under Run Error is avoided by the power save attribute.