The unit worked well and quickly with both the CD Text
and MP3 discs, but for the price, a DAB plug-in would have been a welcome addition.
Random access time: 160 ms (CD-ROM), 200 ms (DVD-ROM) -- Buffer memory: 2 MB -- Buffer under-run error protection technology: Sony Power-Burn conformed -- Recording method (CD): Disc at Once, Track at Once, Session at Once, Packet Writing(DVD): Random Access Write (DVD+RW/DVD-RW/CD-RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW/CD-R/RW) Compatible disc format: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD-ROM, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD (multi-session), CD TEXT
, CD Extra, and others -- Availability - December 2003 -- Estimated Selling Price - $270 Sony DRX-530UL DVD/CD Rewritable Drive -- Hi-Speed USB (USB2.
The resulting audio or CD TEXT
discs can be played on home, car, portable, or PC CD players.
0 integrates an enhanced version of JewelCase Maker, which now takes CD layout information including CD Text
, as input in the design of CD jewel cases and labels.
SlimX 550 features: -- Standard audio CDs, enhanced CDs, home-made CD-Rs and CD-RW discs supported -- MP3, WMA and ASF music files supported -- Upgradeable firmware for new formats and product features -- * Up to 55 hours of playtime using included rechargeable batteries and AA adapter -- ** iRiver's skip-free technology for up to 32 minutes of compressed audio shock protection -- iRiver earphones -- Car cassette adapter -- Car power adapter -- Built-in FM tuner -- Remote control with high-resolution 4-line LCD display -- Play list support -- ID3 tags, audio CD text
and title display supported -- Multilingual display supported -- Custom carrying case -- Power adapter -- Rechargeable batteries with built-in charger -- External battery pack Pricing and Availability
Wired Remote Control with LCD Display: Gives quick access to the playback controls and displays MP3 music titles in ID3 tag format, or CD Text
information if encoded on an audio CD.
Random access time: 160 ms (CD-ROM), 200 ms (DVD-ROM) -- Buffer memory: 8 MB -- Buffer under-run error protection technology: Sony Power-Burn(TM) -- Recording method (CD): disc at once, track at once, session at once, packet writing(DVD): Random Access Write (DVD+RW/DVD-RW/CD-RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW/CD-R/RW) -- Compatible disc format: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD-ROM, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD (multi-session), CD TEXT
, CD Extra, and others -- Availability -- May 2003 -- Estimated Selling Price -- Under $350 Sony DRX-510UL DVD/CD Rewritable Drive -- Hi-Speed USB (USB2.
2 MB/s) Read Speed 32x max DD-ROM/CD-ROM Buffer Memory 8 MB Average Access Time 125 ms Formats Supported DDCD (defined by the purple book CD standard), CD Digital Audio, CD Extra, CD Text
, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-I Ready, Video CD, Photo CD (single- and multi-session) Write Methods Disc at once (CD), session at once (CD), track Supported at once (CD, DDCD), fixed/variable-packet recording (CD, DDCD), multi-session (CD, DDCD)
Both units can display CD text
and MP3/WMA track information.
Because nearly 80 percent of CD-R/RW recording needs are oriented towards audio, NTI CD Maker 2000 includes such high-performance audio features as MP3 on-the-fly recording, MP3 to WAV decoding, WAV/CD-DA encoding to MP3 (20x trial), CD Text
support and high-speed audio extraction (ripping).