TEAC Japan announces 52/32/52/16 CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive

I just posted the article TEAC Japan announces 52/32/52/16 CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive.

I found this one via CDRLabs.com. Teac Japan has posted the complete specifications of a new combo drive on their website.
Specifications:

    Writing Speed: 52x...
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From this picture and from the specification it seems to be a LiteOn SOHC-5232K…???

With the falling prices of DVD recorders, why would any company come out with a new combo drive? I’d lay odds that this puppy will be priced higher than most DVD recorders.:r

Believe it or not, not everyone needs DVD writing capabilities. :wink: