TDK veloCD ReWriter Is First-Ever Internal ATAPI Drive to Offer Bit-Perfect 20X Digital Audio Extraction With 8X Writing
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 10, 1999-- TDK Electronics Corporation is set to demonstrate its first ever CD ReWriter at Comdex '99. Capable of 8x write, 4x rewrite and 32x data read speeds, the new veloCD ReWriter is also designed for bit-perfect 20x "ripping" - the fastest most accurate digital audio extraction performance in the industry. TDK will be demonstrating the unit's capabilities at booth No. L5023.
The TDK veloCD Model 8432ai is the ultimate multi-function CD ReWriter. Ideal for all home and office uses, the veloCD ReWriter makes it easy to back-up and archive critical files, share digital photos and videos with family and friends, and much, much more - all with drag and drop convenience.
Thanks to unique technology, the TDK veloCD ReWriter is also the ultimate tool for today's music-passionate PC users. With its 20x ripping speed and unsurpassed accuracy, the veloCD ReWriter is the fastest way to create CD music mixes; it can convert a 3-minute CD track to a computer WAV file in just 10 seconds - ready to be dubbed to a blank CD-R or CD-RW disc or converted to an Internet-friendly compressed music file. And with its 8x writing speed, the veloCD ReWriter can record a full CD in just 9 minutes using All-Speed(TM) TDK Certified Plus CD-R discs. You can even create a play-anywhere CD from mixed-format compressed (MP3 and WMA) and uncompressed (WAV) music files in a simple one-step process. A selection of great music management and recording software, including TDK's own CD Blender software suite, is included with the veloCD ReWriter, making it a one-box solution for aspiring musicians or anyone who demands great sound.
The TDK veloCD Model 8432ai ReWriter will be available in January 2000 at an estimated suggested retail price of $349.
TDK Electronics Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK U.S.A. Corporation, the holding company of TDK's operations in the United States. TDK Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, employs 31,000 people worldwide and had revenues in excess of $5.5 billion in fiscal 1999. TDK is traded on the Tokyo and New York stock exchanges as well as on leading exchanges throughout the world.