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5/26/2001: Panasonic presents a unit DVD-RAM for USB 2.0
The Japanese company Panasonic-Matsushita prepares to throw to the market a new unit DVD-RAM. And what is this? Since a unit capable of reading all kinds of CD-ROMs, DVDs (Digital Video Disc) and also of: to record and to re-record DVDs! (in support DVD-RAM, the DVDs that come already with movies are inalterable). In particular it is capable of reading and of writing a wide variety of formats of DVD-RAM: of 2,6 GB, 5,2 GB, 4,7 GB and 9,4 GB. The unit is external, with an attractive design and thought for his connection both to PCs and to Apple Macintosh.
So that an idea is done, in a DVD of a face of 4,7 GB MPEG-2, 10 hours of digital audio can be stored up to two hours of digital video , 136 photos of very high resolution and up to 2,6 million pages of text. Thinking of writing an encyclopedia? Good, this is the solution...
This new DVD-RAM of Panasonic (model PIX-DVRM/U2) reproduces all kinds of CD-ROMs, including Video CD, at a speed of 24x and reproduces the DVD at a speed of 6x. It incorporates a system of correction of errors and it is capable of reaching 100.000 processes of writing and re-writing. We go, that at first has tape recorder DVD for a lot of time.
So far not at all that has not been done earlier, but what does his outstanding sound two factors: on the one hand, connection for USB 2.0, allowing transferences of up to 60 MB/s (also it is compatible with the USB 1.1, but believe us: it is not worth it) and his price, "only 580 $ (bear in mind that the engraver of Panasonic DMR-E1 of "dessert" costs 3.999 $). Undoubtedly, this can be a viable solution for the user or for the professional who needs all the advantages of storage and quality of the DVD.
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News written for: Ignacio Jiménez of the Ship