well, good news for those who want to buy faster DVD writers...
|Samsung India has announced the launch of its new, advanced \"SH-S182D\", Super-WriteMaster 18X DVD Writer.
The company claims that the 18x DVD writer can write with the world's fastest speed and support all CD/DVD formats including DVD-RAM.
The SH-S182D can write to DVD+/-R with 18X, DVD-RAM with 12X, DVD+/-R Double Layer with 8X, DVD+RW with 8X and DVD-RW with 6X. These are the fastest DVD+/-R and DVD-RAM speeds in the current market.
Samsung claims that their new 18X Super-WriteMaster takes around 4 minutes and 48 seconds to back up 4.7GB data on a DVD+/-R disc i.e. nearly one minute faster than the standard 16x drives, and less than 17 minutes to burn a 4.7 GB data disc in DVD-RAM format. The drive will also be available in internal and external formats with LightScribe function.
According to Samsung, the consumers can create music, video, photo and data discs easily with the free software that is included in the retail versions of the SH-S182D. Also, with the company's Firmware LiveUpdate program that is included with the drive, the user can get automatic firmware updates and thus keep the drive updated.
In addition, this drive has the special OCTOedge technology for securing the best performance. SAT (Speed Adjustment Technology), TAC (Tilt Actuator Compensation) and Double OPC (Optimum Power Control) are key technologies to achieve the best possible performance. Buffer Under Run Free Technology supports stable writing under high speed; preventing Buffer Under Run Error, Magic Speed and WBS (Weight Balanced System) are technologies to reduce vibration and noise.
The new 18X Super-WriteMaster comes with extra black bezel that enables changing the color of the DVD writer from Ivory to Black by replacing the bezel. The drive is eco-friendly and RoHS compliant, and will be available at a price of Rs. 4700.