The new DRU-540A, an internal, dual-format DVD burner, is aimed at people who want to burn home movies, digital scrapbooks and CDs. It is bundled with video-authoring software and DVD/CD-burning software for creating data, music and video discs.
The company said the 12X DVD burner is the fastest it has yet released. The device also supports 8X DVD-R and 4X DVD+/-RW burning, as well as 40X CD-R and 24X CD-RW recording speeds.
The DRU-540A, priced at $180, can be connected to a desktop computer or server through an ATAPI connection. It will be available in July.
Boom days are apparently on the horizon for DVD recorders.is in the market for such a device, according to a recent survey--and that's in spite a bewildering array of recording formats from the DVD industry.