updated 08:15 am EDT, Tue July 27, 2004
Iomega 12x Super DVD
today began shipping its new Iomega Super DVD Writer 12x Dual-Format USB 2.0 Drive. The innovative new DVD+RW/-RW drive adds the ability to store more than 12 CDs of data on a single 8.5 GB DVD+R DL (double layer) disc. It also supports DVD+R and DVD+RW (12x4x10x write, rewrite, and read speeds), DVD-R and DVD-RW (8x4x10x), and CD-R and CD-RW discs (40x24x40x). Users can also rip CDs using 40x digital audio extraction. The drive is bundled with Charismac Discribe and MusicMatch software. It is available for $250 and is compatible with Mac OS 10.2.7 or newer with a Macintosh G4 (or faster) with a built-in USB 2.0 connection.