### Sony DRU-835A - 18x DVD Write And LightScribe

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**Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:30 am**Sony has released some information on their new 18x DVD writer, the DRU-835A. Judging by its specs, its VERY similar to the DRU-830A... just with LightScribe.

http://www.sony.com.cn/ed/cp/ds/dru-835a.asp

http://b2b.sony.com/Solutions/product/DRU-835A

http://b2b.sony.com/Solutions/b2b/data/ ... 035740.pdf

Writing Speeds:

DVD+R: 4X CLV, 8X P-CAV, 16X, 18X CAV

DVD+RW: 2.4X, 4X CLV, 6X, 8X Z-CLV

DVD+R DL: 2.4X, 4X, 6X, 8X Z-CLV

DVD-R: 4X CLV, 8X P-CAV, 16X CAV, 18X CAV

DVD-RW: 2X, 4X, CLV, 6X Z-CLV

DVD-R DL: 2X, 4X CLV, 6X, 8X Z-CLV

DVD-RAM: 5X, 6X CLV, 8X, 10X, 12x P-CAV

CD-R: 8X, 16X CLV, 24X, 32X, 40X P-CAV, 48X CAV

CD-RW: 4X, 10X, 16X CLV, 24X, 32X Z-CLV

Read Speeds:

DVD-ROM: 16X Max

DVD±R: 12X Max

DVD±R DL : 8X Max

DVD±RW: 8X Max

DVD-Video: 6x Max

DVD-RAM: 12x Max

CD-ROM/CD-R: 48X Max

CD-RW: 40X Max

Access Times:

CD-ROM: 130ms

DVD-ROM: 140ms

Buffer Size: 2MB

List Price. $79.99 US

http://www.sony.com.cn/ed/cp/ds/dru-835a.asp

http://b2b.sony.com/Solutions/product/DRU-835A

http://b2b.sony.com/Solutions/b2b/data/ ... 035740.pdf

Writing Speeds:

DVD+R: 4X CLV, 8X P-CAV, 16X, 18X CAV

DVD+RW: 2.4X, 4X CLV, 6X, 8X Z-CLV

DVD+R DL: 2.4X, 4X, 6X, 8X Z-CLV

DVD-R: 4X CLV, 8X P-CAV, 16X CAV, 18X CAV

DVD-RW: 2X, 4X, CLV, 6X Z-CLV

DVD-R DL: 2X, 4X CLV, 6X, 8X Z-CLV

DVD-RAM: 5X, 6X CLV, 8X, 10X, 12x P-CAV

CD-R: 8X, 16X CLV, 24X, 32X, 40X P-CAV, 48X CAV

CD-RW: 4X, 10X, 16X CLV, 24X, 32X Z-CLV

Read Speeds:

DVD-ROM: 16X Max

DVD±R: 12X Max

DVD±R DL : 8X Max

DVD±RW: 8X Max

DVD-Video: 6x Max

DVD-RAM: 12x Max

CD-ROM/CD-R: 48X Max

CD-RW: 40X Max

Access Times:

CD-ROM: 130ms

DVD-ROM: 140ms

Buffer Size: 2MB

List Price. $79.99 US