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DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.
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DVS' third generation DVD-ROM drive has the ability to read a multitude of digital media including DVD Video, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM, CD-R/RW, CD-AUDIO, and CDi.
The DVD-ROM, price pounds 12, will be available from Kirklees information points, by phoning Neil Windett on 01484 234076, from Mikron and the Standedge centre.
DVD-ROM drives, like CD-ROM drives, can't record data, though they can read most types of CD and DVD discs.
CompUSA's Halloween catalog still shows a number of PCs from different manufacturers with the rather ill-paired drives mentioned above, but--finally-- models with both built-in CD-RW plus DVD-ROM drives are also available, like the HP Pavilion 8765C and 8775C.
DVD-RAM drives, like DVD-ROM drives, can read a wide range of optical formats, including DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, DVD video, DVD audio, audio CD and video CD.
Infotech spokesman Ted Pine says that after buying a DVD-ROM drive, consumers could be expected to purchase about 5 software titles during the first year of ownership.
Although its capacity is smaller, about 650MB, the CD-ROM is still a popular format for software and music CDs and a DVD-ROM drive will read and play these too.
-- ATAPI (EIDE) internal interface -- DVD+R DL: 2.4X CLV (max.) writing DVD+R: 16X CAV (max.) writing DVD+RW: 4X CLV (max.) rewriting DVD-R: 8X Z-CLV (max.) writing DVD-RW: 4X CLV (max.) rewriting DVD-ROM reading (single layer): 16X CAV (max.) DVD-ROM reading (dual layer): 8X CAV (max.) CD-R: 48X CAV (max.) writing CD-RW: 24X Z-CLV (max.) rewriting CD-ROM: 48X CAV (max) reading -- Dimensions: 145.8 x 41.3 x 165 mm -- excluding bezel (W x H x L)1" shorter depth than standard form factor -- Compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000 / Windows XP -- Burst data transfer rate: 66.6 MB/s max.
Philips' latest DVD+R/+RW writer offers the consumer the highest performance and flexibility not only in DVD creation (16x write DVD+R, 2.4x DVD+R DL, 4x rewrite DVD+RW, 16x read DVD-ROM), but also in CD creation (40x write CD-R, 24x rewrite CD, 40x read CD-ROM) making it today's most versatile high-performance storage device integrated in standard PCs.
With the availability of media that complies with the 8x DVD+R specifications, consumers, businesses and professionals can save a tremendous amount of time in recording their content to media that is compatible with the widest possible range of DVD set top players and computer DVD-ROM drives in use today.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-10 January 2003-IDS introduces its Komodo CD-RW and DVD-ROM drive(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Worldwide Computer Products News-10 January 2003-IDS introduces its Komodo CD-RW and DVD-ROM drive(C)1995-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com