Sony Europe launches external DRX-830UL-T multi-format DVD writer – first for both Macintosh and Windows platform

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Sony has announced the launch of its first dual platform, multi-format DVD writer kit for the European market. The DRX-830UL-T drive also comes bundled with two software suites – Nero 7 Essential for Windows and Toast 6 Lite for Mac.

The DRX-830UL-T has a vertical design and comes equipped with dual i.LINK (Firewire / IEEE-1394) and USB 2.0 interfaces. The drive is capable of 18x ‘overspeed writing’ on standard 16x DVD±R media, recording 4.7GB of data, music, video or images in around five minutes. It’s also good with dual layer, 8.5GB DVD±R media as well as DVD Rewritable and CD-R/-RW discs.

The external Sony DRX-830UL-T is due to be available from this month, but a price is still to be confirmed.

Sony website

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Dave Walker