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CD-ROM

CD-ROM

Compact disk-read only memory Informatics A compact disk, capable of holding ± 750 MB of permanent data, which is recorded or burned only once. Cf CD-RW.

CD-ROM,

n the acronym for compact disk/read-only memory. These disks are used to store program information (software) for computer programs. Information and instructions can be retrieved from these disks, but information cannot be added or revised without destruction of the existing data.
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Equipped with a 2X CD-ROM reader and originally priced at $1,250, the DRM-602X provides a sustained data transfer rate of 307 KB/sec.
Product lines include Image(R), PowerMate(R), Express/II and Ready(R) Multimedia systems products, RISC-based servers and workstations, award-winning Verso(TM) notebook computers, MultiSync(R) FG(TM) monitors, Silentwriter(R) and SuperScript(TM) printers, and MultiSpin(R) CD-ROM readers.
For the first time," she says, "more CD-ROM readers were sold in desktop systems than as multimedia upgrade kits--by a margin of more than 2 to 1.
Award-winning product lines include MultiSync(R) desktop and presentation monitors, MultiSync portable LCD projectors and fixed installation CRT projectors, SuperScript(TM) printers, MultiSpin(R) CD-ROM readers and Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS).
Award-winning product lines include MultiSync(R) desktop and presentation monitors, MultiSync portable LCD projectors and fixed-installation CRT projectors, SuperScript(TM) printers, MultiSpin(R) CD-ROM readers and Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS).
This market is estimated to have grown by more than 30% over the past three years, with installed CD-ROM readers now exceeding 10 million.
It became economically attractive for other manufacturers to follow suit and, today, all CD-ROM readers that run at 8X speed or faster (the majority of the installed base, by now) are MultiRead-compatible.
Award-winning product lines include the Image(R), PowerMate(R), Express/II and Ready system products, RISC-based workstations and servers, Versa(TM) notebook computers, the MultiSync(R) XV, XE and XP monitors and professional presentation products, Silentwriter(R) and SuperScript(TM) printers and MultiSpin(R) CD-ROM readers.
Award-winning product lines include MultiSync(R) desktop and presentation monitors, MultiSync portable LCD projectors and fixed-installation CRT projectors, SuperScript printers, MultiSpin(R) CD-ROM readers and Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS).
The agreement with Circuit City is part of NEC's ongoing effort to increase the distribution of its consumer-oriented Ready desktop computers, Versa(R) notebook computers, MultiSync(R) monitors and MultiSpin(R) CD-ROM readers through the retail channel.
Award-winning product lines include MultiSync(r) desktop and presentation monitors, MultiSync(r) portable LCD projectors and fixed-installation CRT projectors, SuperScript(tm) printers, MultiSpin(r) CD-ROM readers and Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS).
Award-winning product lines include Image(R), PowerMate(R), Express/II and Ready Multimedia systems products, RISC-based servers and workstations, Versa(TM) notebook computers, as well as the MultiSync(R) XV, XE and XP monitors, Silentwriter(R), and SuperScript(TM) printers, and MultiSpin(R) CD-ROM readers.