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Philips announces DVDRW 885K dual layer drive

Written by Lasse Penttinen @ 09 Feb 2004 11:21 User comments (1)

Philips announces DVDRW 885K dual layer drive Philips is the first to double the recording capacity of the DVD+R technology. Their new DVDRW 885K drive supports the dual layer technology, writing the top layer at 8x speed and the bottom layer at 2.4x. Single layer discs are recorded at 4x speed, while DVD-R(W) are supported in read only. The new drive will be demonstrated in the CeBIT 2004 expo. The retail price is not known yet, but the drive should hit the store shelves on July. Source: PCWelt.de (In German only)

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110.2.2004 3:59

Finally a dvd dual layer burner. Is any one going to start writing software to support it. Thanks this is my first post.

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