The DVD+R9 drive will support the Walking-OPC II technology, offering real-time monitoring of the CD/DVD burning process for guaranteed recording quality. The specifications of the drive also include an 8MB buffer, and 8x recording for (4.7GB), 4x for DVD+RW, 12x DVD-ROM reading and 2.4x DVD+R9 burning.
Further plans of the company include the 16x DVD+R burner, the DW1600A, also offering dual layer burning. Available in third quarter of 2004, the drive uses the appropriate technology to maintain 16x DVD+R recording, which is the physical top level for DVD recording, with a rotational speed fixed at 10800 rpm ~ 180 Hz ~ 200 km/h.
Additional hardware requirements would include correct bit clock timing, laser pulse timing, high resolution writing strategy, high performance servo requirements Robustness to media spread/drive spread and temperatures.
The specifications of the DW1600A inlude the impressive 16x4x16/2,4 (DVD+R9) and 40x24x40 CD-RW.