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Disc Makers Launches Automated Duplicator for Mac

New MacElite systems displayed at Booth #517 at DV Expo (July 13, 2004)

Disc Makers, the leading manufacturer of CD and DVD duplication systems, today launches its new line of Macintosh OS X compatible CD and DVD duplication and printing systems. The Disc Makers MacElite systems are the industrys first large capacity, high-throughput, unattended disc duplication and printing systems available for the Mac OS.

The MacElite systems feature an easy-to-use, custom Mac interface that allows users to design disc label artwork, copy CDs and DVDs, and archive images of frequently copied titles to their hard drive. The systems include the 4800 dpi Autograph6 inkjet disc printer, and are available with one or two CD-R or DVD-R drives. If your needs change, the one-drive MacElite1 is easily upgradeable to a MacElite2 two-drive system. Both systems come equipped with a huge 125 disc input capacity.

?The Mac community has been largely ignored when it comes to automated CD and DVD duplicators, states Tony van Veen, Disc Makers Vice President of Sales and Marketing. ?Up to now there has been no duplication solution for shops with moderate to heavy duplication needs. Our MacElite combines a fast, high-quality Autograph6 color inkjet printer for superb on-disc printing quality, with a beefy 125-disc input, and is designed to run unattended for hours, or overnight. It connects right to a Mac no need to buy a PC unit and run it through you network a big benefit for Mac shops.

MacElite duplicators connect to G4 and G5 Mac systems through Firewire and USB. Prices start at just $2,990 for a 52x CD-R model and $3,690 for a blazing 8x DVD-R/48x CD-R duplicator/ printer. Disc Makers backs up all MacElite systems with a two-year warranty on the robotics the longest in the industry - and one year on the drives and other components. MacElite owners also have access to Disc Makers free lifetime tech support.

Additional features include?
* Drives: Premium Plextor drives one 52x CD-R drive or one 8x DVD±R/CD-R drive. DVD drive burns CDs at 48x speed.
* Printer: High-quality 4800 dpi Autograph6 color on-disc printer produces sharp images and brilliant colors.
* Capacity: Input and output bins hold up to 125 discs.
* Software: Includes user-friendly Charismac Discribe software and Discus label design software.
* Minimum system requirements: Power Mac G4 or G5 processor running Mac OS X Version 10.3. 512 MB of RAM and at least 3 GB free hard drive space for the CD version or 6 GB for the DVD version.

Learn more at or by calling 1-800-237-6666. For images or product review requests please contact PR Specialist Ted Miller at (305) 576-1171 x2 or by e-mail at

About Disc Makers
Disc Makers is the nations leading one-stop source for all CD, CD-ROM, DVD, duplicator, and blank media needs. Founded in 1959, Disc Makers manufactures, prints, and packages millions of discs each year for thousands of independent musicians, filmmakers, and corporate customers ? all under one roof. Its technology, equipment, and staff lead the industry, having won multiple awards for in-house graphic design and on-disc printing. Disc Makers' reputation in the independent music world has been cemented with the valuable services it offers its customers including, free worldwide distribution, promotional posters, free critiques by nationally recognized A&R reps, free UPC barcodes, and volumes of helpful guides and newsletters. Disc Makers is based in Pennsauken, NJ and has regional offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Silicon Valley, Puerto Rico, and Seattle.

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