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RW

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for RWANDA.

RW

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Rwanda. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Rwandan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Rwanda. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Rwanda. Each Rwandan province and town council has its own code with the prefix "RW." For example, the code for Nord Province is ISO 3166-2:RW-03.
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Mitsumi's CD-RW drive offers a reliable 8x CD-R speed, and 4x CD-RW speed with the power and performance of a 32x read speed.
The PlexWriter 48/24/48U will be delivered in last half of September The internal 48/24/48A CD-RW drive with ATA/ATAPI-5 interface has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $169 USD.
The 12x10x32 CD-RW is available as a complete kit for Windows 95/98/NT and Windows 2000 Professional for $299.
As more people turn to the PC for sharing and listening to music, the CD-RW Blaster 12-10-32 inspires the creation of mixes and compilations," said Ken Fong, director of marketing at Creative Technology.
Designed as part of a new generation of high speed CD recorders from Yamaha, this portable unit is the world's first external recorder to rewrite CD-RW discs at 8x speed, doubling the current standard of 4x and cutting the required time to rewrite a CD-RW disc in half.
Part of the problem is a perception by some vendors that adding a DVD read function is enough to make a combo drive competitive with a stand alone CD-RW drive.
3 gigabytes of data on a single CD-RW disc, and boasts the industry's fastest write (16x) and read (48x) speeds.
According to the company, prices for CD-RW media have been reduced by up to 33 percent.
Ricoh is shipping what it calls a "value-price" CD-RW drive: model MP7083A with the 8X/8X/32X specs is retail-priced at $179.
In last May's installment of this column, I expressed skepticism about the importance of CD-ReWritable (CD-RW) drives for three reasons: the anticipated high price for both the drive and the medium, the issue of CD-RW disc readability in CD-ROM drives, and the question of a genuine need for rewriting (reusing) compact discs.
The next generation of rewritable CD-RW is apparently going to be 1.