Sony introduces CRX200E-RP Double Density CDRW

I just posted the article Sony introduces CRX200E-RP Double Density CDRW.

Vinculum used our newssubmit to tell us that a new cd-rw had been introduced by sony. It has a capacity of 1.3 Gigabyte.

Sony Core Technology & Network Company Europe (CNCE) has announced the…

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yes, but such recoder (dd cd) will be sooner available and payable then a decent dvd-r(w) (4.9gb standard) then I’d rather prefer this one instead of waiting 3 more years for a dvd-r(w) and another point, every one has a cdplayer (cars,home,pc, etc) so when this 1.3gb cd is compatbible with all this why boterhing about a expensive dvd ? these dd cdrecorders are fast(12x),big, and compatible with current cd standards ! I do not have a dvdaudio-player in my car do you ? :slight_smile:

You’re making a good point with your second reason, but dvd-writers will be available around august, so you don’t have to wait 3 years for it

Reading that, I don’t get a warm and fuzzy about compatability. Does it really say that the 1.3gb cds will be read by our existing CD Rom drives?? ie, my CD Car stereo??

They way I see it, the discs are not compatible with the current drives. But 1,3 GB sounds nice… DVD writers are to expensive for now.

Yes they are compatible. The data on these disks is just more pushed together. Proper drives should be able to read this when they comply with the standards