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BenQ Unveils 18x DVD±RW At Computex

Postby Ian on Tue Jun 13, 2006 7:54 am

Somehow I missed this the other day. According to PC Watch, BenQ had the DW1800 and DW1805 on display at Computex.


Three models ("DW1800" corresponding to 18-X speed or less record in DVD±R media, "DW1805", and "EW180B") had been exhibited as other new products. DW1805 seems to correspond to LightScribe where it draws to the label side by the laser, and to have the possibility that it is put on the market by Japan within the year.

The article also mentions that there's an SATA version, the DW180S.
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Postby RJW on Tue Jun 13, 2006 8:48 am

Hmm 1800 -> RAM -> matushita chipset ?
1805 ->Solid Burn -> philips nexperia chipset ?
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Tue Jun 13, 2006 9:54 am

RJW wrote:Hmm 1800 -> RAM -> matushita chipset ?
1805 ->Solid Burn -> philips nexperia chipset ?

Certainly seems that way :o
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Postby TCAS on Thu Jun 15, 2006 3:51 am

Look like is the time to upgrade to the newest BenQ toy, can't wait to have in here.
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Postby Gabe on Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:48 am

Looks nice, but I´m not sure if I ever can get the drives with this design, maybe I can get only the OEM-look
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