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Digitimes Insight: Taiwan 1Q11 ODD shipments increase
Eric Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Tuesday 26 April 2011]

Latest data collected by Digitimes Research show that Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) makers shipped 17.8 million units in first-quarter 2011, increasing 7.9% sequentially, thanks to considerable demand from the notebook segment.

Slim-type and half-height models took up 52.8% and 47.2%, respectively, of the first-quarter shipments, and a further breakdown shows that DVD+RW/-RW burners accounted for 81.5%, DVD-ROM drives shared 17.7%, and Blu-ray Disc (BD) ROM drives, combo drives and burners combined for 0.8%.

Source: Digitimes Research, April 2011

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