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MCE Ships 16X Power Mac "SuperDrive" UpgradeLowers price on MCE 8X "SuperDrive" to $99 (September 29, 2004)
MCE Technologies, LLC (MCE) today began shipping their 16X DVD-/+R/RW internal "SuperDrive" upgrade for the Apple Power Mac. The MCE 16X DVD-/+R/RW drive is compatible with iDVD, iTunes and Finder Burning under Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. The MCE 16X "SuperDrive" internal upgrade for the Apple Power Mac has a suggested retail price of $119 and is available for immediate shipment. MCE Technologies has also lowered the suggested retail price on the MCE 8X "SuperDrive" internal upgrade for Power Mac to $99.
"There is no faster and more versatile DVD recording solution for the Apple Power Mac available than our 16X SuperDrive upgrade," stated Arnold Ramirez, president of MCE.
The MCE 16X "SuperDrive" upgrade for Power Mac writes at up to 16X speed to 4.7GB DVD-R and DVD+R media and to 4.7GB DVD-RW and DVD+RW media at up to 4X speed. In addition, it writes to standard 650MB (74 minute) and 700MB (80 minute) CD-R media at up to up to 32X speed, writes to standard CD-RW media at up to 24X speed, reads DVD-RAM discs at up to 2X speeds, reads DVD-ROM discs at up to up to 16X speed, and reads standard CD-ROM discs at up to 40X speed.
The MCE 16X DVD-/+R/RW internal drive requires a Power Mac G3 or G4 running Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X and is compatible with iTunes and Finder Burning. It is also compatible with iDVD on those systems running Mac OS 10.2 or later. The drive comes bundled with Roxio's Toast Lite software.
The MCE 16X "SuperDrive" internal drive upgrade for Power Mac is priced at $119, while the MCE 8X "SuperDrive" internal drive upgrade for Power Mac is priced at $99. Both drives includes two pieces of 8X DVD-R media, Toast Lite, and a user/installation guide.
MCE develops and markets a wide range of Macintosh and video related products and solutions to distributors, dealers and end users. MCE is based in Irvine, California and can be located on the web at www.mcetech.com, or by calling 800-500-0622 in the U.S. or 949-458-0800 internationally.
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