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NEC ND-6500A: a slim 9-in-1 DVD±R recorder

NEC unveiled its first ultra compact DVD recorder, ND-6500A, that supports 8x DVD±R and 4x DVD±RW speeds. The featured innovation is Active Optimized Power Control (Active OPC) technology that "dynamically monitors writing power and reflection of the media in use, calculating the optimum laser power and adjusting it in real-time."

8x DVD ±SlimWriter 8.5GB (ND-6500A) features:

  • Read:
    • DVD: 8x (11,000 KB/s max.)
    • CD: 24x (3,600 KB/s max.)
  • Write:
    • DVD+R: 8x (11,000 KB/s max.)
    • DVD+R9 2.4x (3,300 KB/s max.)
    • DVD+RW: 4x (5,500 KB/s max.)
    • DVD-R: 8x (11,000 KB/s max.)
    • DVD-RW: 4x (5,500 KB/s max.)
    • CD-R: 24x (3,600 KB/s max.)
    • CD-RW: 16x (2,400 KB/s max.)
  • Access time:
    • DVD: 160 ms
    • CD: 130 ms
  • 2MB buffer
  • ATAPI Ultra DMA 33 mode 2
  • PIO mode: Mode 4
  • Supports media: DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW (high/ultraspeed) 80/120 mm
  • Supports formats: DVD-ROM, DVD Video, CD-DA, CD Extra, CD Text, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-I Ready, CD-Bridge, Photo-CD, Video CD
  • Write methods:
    • DVD: Random Access Writing (DVD±RW), Sequential Writing (DVD±R/DVD±RW)
    • CD: DAO (disc at once), SAO (session at once), TAO (track at once) with zero gap, multisession
  • Can be installed vertically
  • 128x12.7x129mm size
  • 0.19kg weight
  • Availability: July 2004

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