The drive 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 eight different multimedia formats, including: DVD, 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 600-6000 KB/sec and an access speed of 110 m/sec.
The Addonics Mobile DVD/CDRW also offers compatibility not found in similar drives because it 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. Addonics bundles the drive with a choice of interface cable, CD mastering software, MPEG-2 decoding software for DVD movie playback, AC/DC adapter, and user guide.
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.