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Asustek to launch new Super-Multi DVD DL burner
Jimmy Hsu, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Thursday 29 September 2005]

Asustek Computer on September 27 unveiled the DRW-1608P2S, a new Super-Multi DVD DL (single-sided double-layer) burner that will be available for sale under the ASUS brand name in the Taiwan market early next month at a recommended retail price of NT$2,100 (US$63-64).

Pioneer will launch a 16x Super-Multi DVD DL burner in the local market next month as well, while Lite-On IT and Sony will do so in November, according to local retail channels.

DRW-1608P2S read and write speeds

Writing (burning)

Reading

DVD+R

16x

DVD-ROM

16x

DVD-R

16x

DVD+R DL

8x

DVD-R DL

8x

DVD-RAM

5x

DVD+RW

8x

DVD-RW

6x

DVD-RAM

5x

CD-ROM

40x

CD-R

40x

CD-RW

32x

Source: Asustek, compiled by DigiTimes.com, September 2005

The ASUS DRW-1608P2S Super-Multi DVD DL burner
Photo: Company

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