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Pioneer Intros Next-Generation DVD-R DriveDVR-A05 coming in November
The drive features a new high-speed writing pickup that uses new laser driver technology designed for stable writing performance at high speeds. It also includes a new liquid crystal tilt mechanism for operation with discs that have uneven curvature or thickness. According to Pioneer, the DVR-A05 doubles writing performance of the A04 with 4x DVD-R, 2x DVD-RW, 16x CD-R and 8x CD-RW capabilities. The company says the new speed allows for recording a 4.7 GB DVD in about 15 minutes.
The DVR-A05 will be available in November for $299. For more information, visit http://www.pioneerelectronics.com.
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Related Keywords:Pioneer Intros Next-Generation DVD-R Drive DVR-A05 coming in November Pioneer Electronics has announced its new DVR-A05 drive. The DVR-A05 is the successor to the A04 DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW combination drive, also known as the "SuperDrive, " which comes stock in Macintosh G4 models. The new version of the drive, which offers improved speed, will be available in November.
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