The drive can record data to CDRW media in five popular modes: Track at Once, Multisession, Disc at Once, Session at Once, and Packet Writing. The drive is also compatible with eight different multimedia formats, including: DVD, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-DA, CD-Bridge, CD-Extra, and Video CD. It will read five popular CDRW recording formats (Track at Once, Multi-Session, Disc at Once, Session at Once, and Packet Writing. Depending on the drive interface used the Mobile DVD/CDRW has a data transfer rate from 300-4800 KB/sec and an access speed of 100 m/sec. (32x).
The Mobile DVD/CDRW features a front-panel loading tray that requires no caddies or cartridges. The drive measures 10 x 6.2 x 2 inches, and weighs just 3.18 pounds. Software drivers are included for Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, ME (Millennium Edition), XP, and Mac OS 9.0. No driver is needed for USB or Firewire connection when installed under Windows Me, 2000, and XP.
Every Mobile DVD/CDRW drive features a flexible interface connection, which allows users to connect to either USB, FireWire or CardBus ports on any computer by switching to the appropriate Addonics interface cable. The list price for Mobile DVD/CDRW starts at $399 for the USB 2.0 version.