Release Issued by Liteon:
Flexibility & functionality in one DVD burner from LITEON - the SOHW-1693S
LITEON IT Corporations latest and most flexible DVD drive sports a combination of advanced features and will write to almost any recordable media.
MEDIA: The SOHW-1693S capabilities include write speeds of 4x on both DVD+R and DVD-R (double layer) media as well as 16x on single layer DVD-RW and DVD+RW media. Rewriting speed is 8x for DVD+RW and 6x for DVD-RW. Whatís more it also has the best CD writing performance of any DVD drive on the market writing to CD-RW media at a speedy 48X. (see summary table for full functionality).
The SOHW-1693S drive allows users to record up to four hours of high-quality MPEG-2 video or up to 8.5GB of data, music and/or images on compatible DVD+R DL media. Users can store more than 2,000 songs, which is the equivalent of 7 days of music, or four hours of high quality video on one Double Layer disc. A Double Layer disc can also hold up to 17,000 JPEG files or up to 17 hours of VHS quality video.
KEY FEATURES: SOHW-1693S drives possesses an onboard 2MB buffer and utilize Lite-On ITs patented cutting-edge technologies:
* SMART-BURN (buffer-under-run-beating function) optimizes high-speed writing for all media.
* SMART-X for smooth & stable audio setting the optimum speed of playback including high performance DAE/VCD/DVD data extraction.
* FDSS (Floating Double Suspension System) for reducing noise and vibration.
* Power saving function
The key performance specifications of each drive are achieved with supported media only.
The flexibility in writing to many different disc formats benefits both consumers and professionals in need of ample, yet cost-effective storage solutions, providing an excellent solution for audio enthusiasts seeking to archive more songs and video-files. With this product youíll find a way to easily store more digital content.
Compatibility: This drive supports Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP operating environments.
Software: The SOHW-1693S bundles an impressive assortment of DVD authoring software and recording applets for creation of data, music, and video discs, including Aheadís Nero Express 6, Nero Vision Express, and PowerDVD from Cyberlink. For sheer simplicity and power, these applications are ideally suited to meet a wide range of consumer requirements for the creation and playback of DVDs, VCDs, and SVCDs.
Extra Bezel Set: Consumers will find the 1693S comes with both a white and a black bezel set. Now people can easily adjust the color of the drive to their PC !
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