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Save Holiday Memories With Verbatim Media and USB Drives

Enjoy the good times - anytime (September 30, 2005)

Holidays are a special time of year. Capture these special times and enjoy them for years to come. Share them. Or, give gifts that will let friends and family enjoy their memories year around.

Verbatim's DVD+R Double Layer (DL) media almost doubles the storage capacity on DVD recordable discs from 4.7GB to 8.5GB on a single side. With the media and one of the new DL-compatible burners, users can write an entire disc in about 25 minutes. A pioneer in developing advanced DVD and DL technology, the company works with leading drive manufacturers from the development stage through fine tuning to help them achieve the best compatibility between their hardware and Verbatim media. The recorded discs can be played back by the majority of the current DVD players, recorders, drives and burners. Verbatim 2-4x DVD+R DL media has a street price of about $20.00 for a 3-pack in jewel cases and about $45.00 for a 10-pack spindle.

Verbatim VideoGard discs make irreplaceable home videos and recordings of favorite TV programs 40 times more resistant to damage without a significant increase in media cost. For ultra reliability, the new Video DVD discs combine this added protection with the premium write quality, broad compatibility and long data life of Verbatim brand DVDs. Verbatim Video DVD discs are available with a capacity of 4.7GB for living room recording and with capacities of 1.4GB in the Mini DVD format for mobile camcorder users. The 4.7GB VideoGard-enhanced media is available in the 8x DVD-R, 8x DVD+R, 2x DVD-RW or 4x DVD+RW formats--all packaged in robust, space-saving trim video boxes. Verbatim Video DVDR media has a street price of about $12.99 for a 10-pack. For Mini disc-based camcorder users, Verbatim offers the 3-inch Mini DVD discs with the classic movie reel look. The street price for a 5-pack of Mini DVD DigitalMovie DVD-R discs is also about $12.99.

Verbatim Digital Vinyl CDRs combine reliability and high performance with the look and feel of a 45-rpm recordcomplete with vinyl-like grooves. Ideal for burning and recording personal music mixes, the retro-looking discs are also a unique solution for copying your old, delicate LP records onto a premium-quality digital media that won't degrade or lose sound fidelity every time the discs are played. Street prices for the Digital Vinyl media are about $1.49 for a single disc and $7.99 for a 10-pack. Verbatim also offers Digital Vinyl Metal Gold and Platinum CD-Recordable discs in jewel cases with a street price of about $7.50 per 10-pack.

Verbatim DigitalMovie DVDs Verbatim's unique DigitalMovie DVD+/-R discs put the fun in recording, viewing and sharing home movies. In addition to giving personal videos the realistic look of a classic Hollywood movie reel, the discs are ideal for backing up DVD video titles and transferring video tapes to optical media that won't degrade over time. Consumers can also use the discs with compatible personal video recorders (PVRs) to standardize the look of their recorded videos in clear, DVD video-sized jewel boxes. Verbatim DigitalMovie DVD-R and DVD+R media have a street price of about $9.99 per 3-pack.

Verbatim's broad line of Store 'n' Go USB Drives are the ideal high capacity, small form factor portable storage solutions for data, music, photo or video multimedia files. About the size of a stick of gum, the sleekly designed units, are also perfect for transporting files between computer systems, conveniently carrying presentations, databases, and other business files or keeping digital photos and hours of MP3 music in one convenient location. Street prices for the Store 'n' Go USB Drives and Store 'n' Go USB Pro devices that support over 90X write and 150X read speeds range from about $40.00 for 256MB to $180.00 for 2GB. For even higher capacities, Verbatim offers the 4GB Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive which has a street price of about $140.

Available mid-October, Verbatim's new $99 1GB Store 'n' Go U3 Smart Drive provides users with a new mobile computing platform that allows them to carry smart software applications, PC settings, files and personal preferences wherever they go and to access them on any Windows XP or 2000 PC.

About Verbatim
Verbatim® Corporation, a Mitsubishi® Kagaku Media Company, is an international organization that develops and markets innovative, high-quality products for storing, moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership in the removable storage media and related accessories markets, the company provides reliable, unique technologies and products that are highly sought after and broadly distributed worldwide.

For more information, contact Verbatim at 1200 W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28262, (800) 421-4188, FAX (704) 547-6813; or visit the company's web site at


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