The Addonics Mobile DVD/CDRW can record data to CDRW media in five popular modes: Track at Once, Multi-session, Disc at Once, Session at Once, and Packet Writing. The drive is also compatible with seven different multimedia formats, including: CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-DA, CD-Bridge, CD-Extra, and Video CD. Depending on the drive interface used the Mobile DVD/CDRW has a maximum data transfer rate from 600-7200 KB/sec and an access speed of 110 m/sec in CD mode and 120m/sec in DVD mode.
The Mobile DVD/CDRW is also the most flexible drive in its class with its interchangeable interface cable. Users can connect to either USB 2.0 or 1.1, FireWire ports or CardBus / PCMCIA slots on any computer by switching to the appropriate Addonics interface cable. Addonics bundles the drive with a choice of interface cable, CD mastering software, MPEG-2 decoding software for DVD movie playback, AC/DC adapter, user guide, and the option to purchase other interface cables separately.
The Mobile DVD/CDRW measures 10 x 6.2 x 2 inches, and weighs just 3.18 pounds. Bundled software supports Windows OS only. Software drivers are included for Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, ME (Millennium Edition), and XP. No drivers are needed for USB or FireWire connections when installed under Windows Me, 2000, and XP.
The list price for Mobile DVD/CDRW is $279 for the USB 2.0 version; $289 for the CardBus/PCMCIA model; and $299 for the FireWire version.