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Philips PCRW 804K



Basic claimed characteristics of Philips PCRW 804K
Firmware version: 1.1
Loading mechanism: Tray
Recording modes: Disc-At-Once, Track-At-Once, Session-At-Once, Multi-Session, Packet Writing
Recording formats: CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-Digital, Audio CD, CD-Extra, Video CD.
Average access time: 125 ms
CD-R recording 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x
CD-RW recording 2x, 4x
Reading 14x-32x (2100-4800 KBytes/s)
Buffer size: 2048 KBytes
Production date: June 2000
Manufacturer: Hungary
Price for the moment of testing: 155 - 160 USD

The delivery-pack: OEM.

Complete set:

  • Only the drive.

Philips PCRW 804K has a design similar to that of PCRW404K, they differ only in color. Instead of golden black PCRW 804K is beige-golden.

Other features remain the same but for recording speed (2 times more). So, you will see the same declining panel, the tray (beige now). The front panel includes: headphones jack, mechanical volume control, open button in the form of golden elongated triangle and two indicators. The drive can be installed only in horizontal position.

There is a digital output on the rear panel.

The Retail complete set includes the program for CD recording from Adaptec - EasyCD Creator 4.0. If you remember, 404K had an exclusive program Write2CD.


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