HERE it is (Germany).
HardwareHarry wrote:Alternate in germany also has it in the list of optical drives without a picture, that means not yet available article.
We have also in Holland an Alternate.nl shop, they are big
I will keep checking too.
OEM Bulk version: € 89
Retail: € 99
And in France
I was not able to locate it in either USA or Canada yet.
Product Specifications ND-3540
NEC Germany's SITE:
Transfer Rate read and write DVD +R: 16x max.
DVD-R: 16x max.
DVD +RW: 8x max.
DVD-RW: 6x max.
DVD +R9: 8x max.
DVD-R DL: 4x
CD-R: 48x max.
CD-RW: 32x max.
Access time DVD 140ms, CD 120ms
Mechanism motorized tray load mechanism for horizontal and vertical use
Interface IDE / ATAPI
Burst transfer rate PIO mode 4 / Ultra DMA 33
Cache 2 MB
Media supported DVD-ROM, DVD-R (DL approx march 2005), DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW,DVD+R9,CD-ROM, CD-R and CD-RW with 80mm and 120mm diameter
Modes supported DVD-ROM,DVD-Video,CD-DA, CD Extra,CD Text,CD-ROM,CD-ROM XA,CD-I,CD-I Ready,CD-Bridge,PhotoCD, VideoCD
Writing methods DAO, SAO,TAO with zero gap,variable or fixed packet, multisession
Compatibility MPC Level 3, MultiRead, PC2001
Dimensions 148mm x 42mm x 190mm
Looks impressive !