In an german Computer-Magazin says that the :
BENQ DW822A can burn with a firmware-update !(It cames in autumn) :eek:
Then you can burn double-layer DVDÂ´s!!
Does it function on the BTC burner ??
Comes a double-layer firmware??
Is double-layer = dual-layer ??(I donÂ´t know??!!??)
City of Industry, CA (March 29 , 2004) - BenQ introduced the DW822A DVD+/-RW double-layer, upgradeable drive. The DW822A drive will be firmware upgradeable to support DVD+R double-layer recording. The drive has been designed with a firmware upgrade feature to allow it to become a 2.4X DVD+R double-layer recordable drive.
The BenQ DW822A delivers superior functionality and performance. It will instantly double the data storage capacity on DVD recordable discs from 4.7GB to 8.5GB, and also allows for DVD backup on a single DVD disc without compromising quality. The DW822A features both dual DVD+/-RW recording capabilities, as well as an advanced version of QVideo 2.0 to provide a simple DV/TV/AV to DVD tool. In addition, it boasts an 8MB internal buffer for seamless writing of DVDs.
"The DW822A allows users to experience seamless, real-time recording from multiple video sources, said Jessica Chou, vice president of Optical Storage at BenQ America Corp. "When double-layer recordable media become available, one can easily upgrade the content easily and confidently with the BenQ DW822A drive. As one of the first double-layer re-writers available in the marketplace, consumers can enjoy the convenience of next-generation technology today."
The DW822A features 8x DVD+R/RW write, 4x DVD+R/RW rewrite, 4x DVD-R/RW write, 2x DVD-R/RW rewrite, 12x DVD read, 24x CD-R write, 10x CD-RW rewrite and 40x CD read speeds. In addition to its ability to provide fast, reliable burns, the BenQ DW822A supports the broadest range of DVD formats and utilizes the IDE interface, giving users easy access to the convenience of DVD burning without the worry of compatibility issues.