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Plextor announces SATA 18X DVD Burner

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 04 Jun 2007 18:47 User comments (10)

Plextor announces SATA 18X DVD Burner Plextor today announced the immediate availability of the TurboPlex PX-810SA DVD Super Multi Drive. The new model addresses growing customer demands for DVD burners that support Serial ATA, the evolutionary replacement for the Parallel ATA physical storage interface. The PX-810SA also includes a new bundle of value-added software applications for tasks such as data backup, video editing, and DVD authoring.
OEMs, VARs, integrators, and consumers all gain benefits from Serial ATA technology. End users enjoy fast 150 MB/sec data transfer rates. The interface supports one device per controller connection, eliminating master/slave configuration jumper issues for installers. SATA also provides a substantial pin count reduction from Parallel ATA, while thinner cables help air-flow and improve cable routing—big pluses for OEMs and integrators.

"Our first internal SATA drives were designed specifically for manufacturers, resellers, and integrators, but we found there was also demand from professional and business users for these drives," said Michael Arbisi, vice president of channel sales for Plextor. "The new PX-810SA is a return to the Plextor legacy of creating drives that appeal to professional and business users who need mission-critical recording reliability and quality, combined with a rich set of software tools and features. Support for SATA makes the drive even more appealing to users who need to quickly transfer and record large volumes of data."

Plextor's PX-810SA drive ships to distributors in North and South America at the end of June 2007, with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $89.00 USD. All retail packages include one-year full warranty and unlimited toll-free technical support.

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10 user comments

14.6.2007 22:05

how do the sata burners stack up?
dose Plextor have any odd crippled riping or copy protection on this drive?

24.6.2007 23:34

What i like about the new Plextor drive is the fact that they are getting rid of the master/slave factor it makes it easier to install without worrying about it.

34.6.2007 23:42

Originally posted by borhan9:
What i like about the new Plextor drive is the fact that they are getting rid of the master/slave factor it makes it easier to install without worrying about it.

are not all stat removed of the master slave setup?

even with the oddeists you run into I'd rather have more jumper options that automatic plug and play quirks I have a sata 2 drive that bearly runs on my NF2 mobo changing driver settings helped but not all drivers are as configeriable and you kinda need to be in the OS to change it and if the OS in on the sata drive....bbllaarrhhgggggg

45.6.2007 0:12
aabbccdd
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i will probably pick a couple up in the next few months my PX-716As are getting to EOL. heres a pick from the Plextor website



This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 05 Jun 2007 @ 0:13

58.6.2007 11:53

Lite-On has a SATA DVD-RW/DVD-RAM/CD-RW drive that burns DVD's at 20x. I recieved mine last week.

68.6.2007 12:06

Originally posted by ivymike:
Lite-On has a SATA DVD-RW/DVD-RAM/CD-RW drive that burns DVD's at 20x. I recieved mine last week.
Lite on sucks all new drives have ripgaurd and the qauilty of the drive is iffy at best.

ripgaurd will turn your 20 into a 4-8 when reading legit movie DVDs.

78.6.2007 14:06

aabbccdd Didn't you pick up a Plex 716 sa acouple of months ago When I did, if so wondering how it's holding up.I picked one up but I think I've used it maybe twice still using the 716a and 716uf mainly. But this is looking good except the low price is got me wondering. Edit now I searched and didn't find Adrianna on Plextors site! Chris

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 08 Jun 2007 @ 14:08

88.6.2007 22:52
aabbccdd
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I'm sure she Adriana could help Plextor sell Optical Drives huh Chris lol.

i didn't get a PX-716SA i picked up another PX-716A off e-bay and it died in a week lol so no more e-bay for drives i should of know better. i did get my money back though

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 08 Jun 2007 @ 22:53

923.7.2007 21:20

What is the reliability of these drives when burning this fast?

1023.7.2007 21:33
aabbccdd
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Originally posted by Unfocused:
What is the reliability of these drives when burning this fast?
you defiantly don't want to burn movie files that fast (8x max recommend) maybe data at 18x but i wouldn't even burn that fast
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 23 Jul 2007 @ 21:34

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