New High-Performance 4X4X32
Records on Rewritable CD-RW Media At Professional Speeds
NEW YORK, PC EXPO, June 22 /PRNewswire/
-- TEAC, a world leader in the manufacture of CD-ROM,
CD-Recordable and removable storage technology, today announces
its first 4X4X32 CD-Rewritable Drive (CD-RW). The new 4X4X32 now
establishes TEAC as a top producer of CD-RW drives by offering a
winning combination of write, rewrite and playback performance.
TEAC's latest 4X4X32 CD-RW drive,
model CD-W54E, both writes and rewrites at 600KB per second (4X)
and reads at a 4.8MB per second (32X) data transfer rate. This
combination coupled with a 100ms average access time and 2MB data
buffer, makes the new CD-RW an extremely efficient and reliable
device for the recording, rewriting and playback of CD media. The
4X4X32 allows the user to create up to 650MB of data and the
equivalent of 74 minutes of audio on all CD formats, including
CD-R media for permanent, affordable storage or on reusable CD-RW
media for applications such as personal backup. In addition, the
4X4X32 boasts a MTBF (mean time between failure) of 100,000 POH
(power on hours), proving its longlasting performance and
"TEAC is driven to provide
the latest storage solutions for a highly demanding and constantly
changing community," stated Les Luzar, division manager, TEAC
America's Data Storage Products Division. "With more than 200
million CD-ROM drives and 600 million audio CD players installed
worldwide, our new 4X4X32 uses the most practical and compatible
media for today's storage applications."
The 4X4X32 CD-RW includes an
IDE/ATAPI interface for easy plug-and-play installation. The drive
also comes with a convenient power loading tray, front LED
indicators, a volume knob and a headphone jack.
The 4X4X32 will be available as a
complete Windows 95/98 and NT compatible kit in September. Like
all of TEAC's Data Storage Products, the 4X4X32 will be available
to resellers and VARs through the company's network of authorized
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 and industrial video and instrumentation
TEAC's Data Storage Products
Division, a pioneer in both magnetic and optical recording
technologies, is a leading supplier of floppy disk drives. The
division also is a top worldwide manufacturer of innovative CD-ROM
and CD-Recordable drives, as well as optical storage solutions for
both desktop and notebook computers.
TEAC's data storage products are
sold throughout the world. In fact, more TEAC data storage
products can be found in the world's 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 products are sold and
serviced throughout the world by the corporation's network of
subsidiaries. Those subsidiary companies include: TEAC America,
Inc., TEAC Deutschland GmbH, TEAC UK Limited, TEAC France S.A. and
TEAC Australia PTY LTD.
TEAC America, Inc. is active in
the development, sales and marketing of these removable storage
products throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America.
TEAC America, Inc. will be
exhibiting its full line of data storage products June 22-24, 1999
at PC Expo Booth #4480 in the New York Jacob Javits Convention
SOURCE: TEAC America, Inc.