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Sony launches external DRX-830UL-T DVD writer for dual Macintosh and Windows

Sony Europe launches the DRX-830UL-T, an external multi-format DVD writer designed for dual Mac and Windows platforms. The DRX-830UL-T features a vertical design, offers Firewire and USB 2.0 interfaces, and comes bundled with two software suites -  Nero 7 Essential for Windows and Toast 6 Lite for Macintosh. The drive is capable of 18x overspeed writing on standard 16x DVD±R media, recording 4.7GB of data, music, video or images in approximately five minutes. The DVD writer will be available from December 2006...

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Sony launches external DRX-830UL-T DVD writer for dual Macintosh and Windows - digital camera and photography newsSony Europe's IT Peripherals division today announced its first dual platform, multi-format DVD writer kit for the European market. The DRX-830UL-T drive offers a sleek design and comes bundled with two powerful software suites - the award winning Nero 7 Essential for Windows and Toast 6 Lite for Macintosh, to provide customers with an all-in-one DVD solution whether they use a Mac or a PC.


The DRX-830UL-T features a space-saving vertical design and comes equipped with dual i.LINK (Firewire / IEEE-1394) and USB2.0 interfaces. The drive is capable of 18x “overspeed writing” on standard 16x DVD±R media, recording 4.7GB of data, music, video or images in approximately five minutes. Receive state-of-the-art performance with the latest dual layer, 8.5GB DVD±R media as well as DVD Rewritable and CD-R/-RW discs, while fast 12x DVD-RAM speed completes the picture.


The external Sony DRX-830UL-T will be available from December 2006. Two internal 18x DVD writer retail kits (AW-G170A-BC and DRU-830A) were launched in October 2006.


*Overspeed = means that customers can use standard 16x media (with limited 18x media currently available) and write to them at a higher speed.
December 13, 2006
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