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CES 2008: Pioneer shows off several DVD writers

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 10 Jan 2008 1:28 User comments (1)

CES 2008: Pioneer shows off several DVD writers Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. is aiming to assist consumers in keeping vital digital media safe with its introduction today of five new computer drives offering high speed performance and multi-format compatibility. The internal and external DVD/CD writers offer computer users an impressive 20x write speed along with software from Nero for high quality as well as creative preservation and sharing of digital content.
Here is some brief info on each of the new drives...

Pioneer DVR-X152: External USB 2.0 DVD/CD Writer
Connected via USB 2.0 interface, this drive provides users quick connectivity and convenient portability among multiple computers, providing what Pionner describes as "simple 'plug and preserve' functionality".

The DVR-X152 provides 20X burning on DVD-R media by using industry-leading drive technology. It is bundled with Nero software to assist owners in creating and burning a digital library, and also supports Lightscribe functionality with compatible media.

The DVR-X152 External DVD/CD Writer will begin shipping in February 2008 for a suggested price of $99.99.

DVR-1910: Internal DVD/CD Writer
This internal writer takes advantage of Pioneer optical disc expertise to give users high quality reading and writing of optical discs. This DVD/CD Writer also includes software from Nero. These products allow computer users to create personalized discs to share home videos and vacation photo slideshows complete with music soundtracks. The drive employs the Liquid Crystal Tilt/Blur Compensator technology.

An upcoming upgrade of this drive, DVR-1910LS, will also feature Lightscribe support. The DVR-1910 and DVR-1910LS will be available in February 2008 at the suggested prices of $59.99 and $64.99, respectively.

DVR-2910: Internal DVD/CD Writer
Using the Serial ATA (SATA) interface to connect to the motherboard, this drive achieves high-quality write speeds up to 20X for DVD-R and DVD+R media. As with all the new drives, the DVD-2910 reads and writes to with dual layer discs to increase the capacity of a DVD from 4.7 to 8.5 gigabytes for even more storage space. The DVR-2910 internal writer will begin shipping in April 2008 for a suggested price of $59.99.

DVR-213LS: Internal DVD/CD Writer
This drive uses the Serial ATA (SATA) interface to connect to the motherboard, supplying reliable and fast data transfers between HDDs and the drive. It supports burning up to 20X for DVD-R and DVD+R as well as LightScribe Direct-to-Disc Labeling. Users gain an industry-leading drive along with the security that comes with owning a Pioneer optical disc product. Shipping in February 2008, the DVR-213LS will have a suggested price of $64.99.

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1 user comment

113.1.2008 17:00

I'll be looking out for these, for my next build. I have to say i am always a supporter of pioneer DVD burners they for me seem to be the most reliable.

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