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Teac unveils new DVD±R DL drive

Teac unveils new DVD±R DL drive

TEAC unveiled new DV-W516E drive capable of burning discs at 8x. The novelty is to go on sale already in July.

DV-W516E utilizes High speed ROPC (Running OPC) technology that monitors process of burning 180 times/sec and dynamically adjusts parameters necessary.

At the same time Mitsubishi announced the availability of 8x DVD+R DL media in Japan, while other countries will see these later this Summer.

Some specs:


  • DVD+R: 16x (CAV), 8x (PCAV), 4x (CLV), 2.4x (CLV)
  • DVD+R DL: 8x (ZCLV) with 8x media, 6x (CLV), 4x (CLV), 2.4x (CLV)
  • DVD+RW: 8x (ZCLV), 6x (CLV), 4x (CLV), 2.4x (CLV)
  • DVD-R: 16x (CAV), 8x (PCLV), 4x (CLV), 2x (CLV)
  • DVD-R DL: 8x (ZCLV) with 8x media,6x (CLV), 4x (CLV), 2x (CLV)
  • DVD-RW: 6x (CLV), 4x (CLV), 2x (CLV), 1x (CLV)
  • DVD-RAM: 5x (CLV), 3x (CLV), 2x (CLV)
  • CD-R: 40x (CAV), 32x (PCAV), 16x (CLV), 8x (CLV)
  • CD-RW: 4x (CLV), HS 10x (CLV), 4x (CLV), US 24x (CAV) 10x (CLV)


  • DVD-ROM: 16x (CAV)
  • DVD-Video: 8x (CAV)
  • DVD-R, DVD+R: 10x (CAV)
  • DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL: 8x (CAV)
  • DVD-RW, DVD+RW: 8x (CAV)
  • DVD-RAM: 5x (CLV)
  • CD-ROM: 40x (CAV)
  • CD-R: 40x (CAV)
  • CD-RW: 40x (CAV)
  • CD-DA (DAE): 40x (CAV)

Other specs:

  • Audio playback: 4x (CLV)
  • Random seek: 130ms (CD-ROM, 40x), 140 ìñ (DVD-ROM, 16x)
  • 2MB buffer
  • PIO MODE4, Single word DMA (Read Sustained) MODE2, Multi-word DMA MODE2 and Ultra DMA MODE4

Source: CDR Info

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