Top Manufacturer and Developer of CD-R/RW Drives Offers Extended Capacity CD-R Discs to Consumer Market
MONTEBELLO, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- TEAC, a world leader in the manufacture of CD-R/RW, CD-ROM and DVD-ROM storage technology, today announces it has begun shipping high quality CD-R media to participating retailers and distributors throughout the country. The company now offers consumers its own brand of extended capacity CD-R media used for recording audio and data, including MP3 and other Internet music on a CD-R/RW drive.
TEAC's CD-R media is certified to record on all CD-R and CD-RW drives and at all recording speeds up to 8X. Each disc has an extended capacity of 700 megabytes for data or a comparable 80 minutes for audio, exceeding standard 650MB/74 minute CD-R media capacity by 50MB or 6 minutes. Extended capacity provides more room for back-up applications or for longer track audio CDs that may be cut off by standard capacity media during the recording process. TEAC CD-R media is also manufactured for the highest reflectivity, reliability and life expectancy, with a "silver on silver" formulation of silver phthalocyanine dye and a silver reflective layer. It carries a scratch and abrasion-resistant top coating for thermal and inkjet printing.
"TEAC's push into consumer CD-R media distribution meets the tremendous demand for a premium media product to compliment our high-performance drives," stated Les Luzar, division manager, TEAC America's Data Storage Products Division. "TEAC's reputation for making the fastest and most reliable CD-recordable and re-writable drives lends itself to the appeal of TEAC-branded CD-R media."
TEAC CD-R media is available in individual, 10 and 50-pack versions at an MSRP of $1.79, $12.99 and $39.99 respectively. Each comes with a limited lifetime warranty and an anticipated life-span of one hundred years. The media is packaged in single and 10-pack jewel cases or on a 50-pack reusable spindle.
Since 1953, TEAC Corporation has been an innovator and worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of audio, video and data recording technologies. Its products are utilized in the computer data storage, consumer and professional audio, industrial video and instrumentation markets.
TEAC's Data Storage Products Division, a pioneer in both magnetic and optical recording technologies is well respected for manufacturing the most innovative, high performance CD-R/RW, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, and floppy drives used in desktop and notebook computers, as well as premium CD-R media for use in CD-R/RW drives.
TEAC data storage products are sold throughout the world and can be found in more personal computers than any other brand. The company sells its products to leading PC system manufacturers, commercial and industrial distributors, and computer retail and mail order companies.
TEAC America, Inc. is active in the development, sales and marketing of these removable storage products throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America.
SOURCE: TEAC America, Inc.