A little PR action this morning....
Patented Technology Delivers Error-free Recording at 40x
CHARLOTTE, NC (May 21, 2002) - Verbatim® Corporation announced today that it is shipping DataLifePlus® 40x-certified CD-R discs that can burn a full 700MB of data or 80 minutes of music in about two minutes. To achieve error-free recording at the new faster write speed, the media features Verbatim's innovative "Super Azo" recording dye--a revolution in recording layer technology. Certification by 40x drive manufacturers such as Plextor, Liteon, Sanyo and TEAC provides end users with the assurance that Verbatim 40x media offers optimum recording at the full rated speed and that Verbatim's new Super Azo technology not only withstands the high-speed lasers and drive speeds of the new drives, it maximizes their performance. Verbatim 40x CD-Rs are also compatible with lower-speed drives.
"The Azo recording dye that is used to produce DataLifePlus CD-R media reacts faster to laser light than dyes used by other manufacturers," explained Ron Hanafin, Verbatim CD Product Marketing Manager. "This translates into faster, error-free recording. It's a better approach than simply minimizing the thickness of the recording layer to obtain good sensitivity for high recording speeds, because you don't sacrifice reliability and durability," he noted.
For improved reflectivity and maximum read/write performance, the Verbatim CD-R's silver reflective layer is safeguarded with a dual-protective layer that provides a longer archival life and protection from scratches that can damage the recording layer. Verbatim's DataLifePlus CD-R media is the only CD-R disc that includes double protection for the reflective layer as standard.
Like all Verbatim DataLifePlus CD-R media, the 40x CD-R discs deliver an archival life of more than 100 years and are tested to ensure the broadest compatibility with current and future CD drives.
Backed by a lifetime warranty, the new DataLifePlus 40x 80 min. CD-R media is available from authorized resellers in single and multiple-disc packages with ultra-slim cases, jewel cases, and spindles. Street prices for the new media are $ .99 for a single disc and $8.99 for a 10-pack.
Verbatim Corporation, a Mitsubishi® Chemical Company, is currently the only firm in the world that designs, develops and manufactures high-performance, high-quality CD-Recordable, CD-
ReWriteable, DVD-Recordable and ReWriteable DVD media products, and a complete family of 3.5-inch and 5.25-inch MO media, as well as magnetic media and imaging products. For complete information on Verbatim's new DVD media contact Verbatim at 1200 W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28262, (800) 421-4188, FAX (704) 547-6609; or visit the company's web site at www.verbatim.com
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