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Press Releases - PX-54TA & PX-116A

Brussels, April 2003

Plextor launches new CD-ROM and DVD-ROM drives

- becomes broadest optical manufacturer in the market

Plextor, a leading manufacturer in personal storage devices, today announces the launch of its new internal 54x CD-ROM and 16x DVD-ROM drives. Designed for the retail and assembling market, the new models add to the company's already expansive product portfolio, making Plextor's optical range the broadest on the market.

The new additions are ideal for consumers looking to replace internal CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drives, or are the perfect tool for the PC building enthusiast.

The CD-ROM drive - PX-54TA, has an E-IDE (ATAPI) interface and a 54x reading speed. The DVD-ROM drive - PX-116A, has an E-IDE (ATAPI) interface with a reading speed of 16x (DVD-ROM) and 48x (CD-ROM).

Patrick Peeters, Sales & Marketing Manager, Plextor Europe says: "We pride ourselves on being able to offer our customers a wide choice of personal storage solutions. Our new CD-ROM and DVD-ROM drives mean Plextor now offers the broadest range of optical products in the market. We can cater for our customer's every need - whether it be at home, in the office, or on the move - from the Plextor range, including CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-Recorder, DVD-Recorder, Combo, internal, external, USB, ATAPI, SCSI and media."

The CD-ROM drive is available from the end of April 2003 and the DVD-ROM drive from the end of May 2003.

Both products will be available in black and white front bezel, come with a two year warranty and are covered by Plextor's special On-Site Collect & Return Service.

Plextor is one of the leading global manufacturers of high reliability, high performance personal storage devices in the market. It is also one of the original pioneers of CD technology and through its parent company, Shinano Kenshi Co. of Japan, has a history stretching back to 1918 of developing and manufacturing advanced technology hardware and precision electronic equipment. With headquarters in Japan, Europe and USA, Plextor's products are mainly sold through a network of specialised computer distributors. Plextor Europe, based in Brussels Belgium, handles sales, marketing and technical support for the European, Middle East and African markets. Since opening its Brussels office in 1994, Plextor has introduced a number of award winning products, including:

  • CD/DVD-ROM Drives
  • CD/DVD Recordable drives
  • CD media
  • USB Flash Memory Drives (PlexFlash)

For further information about Plextor, please contact:
Inge Spoelders
International Marketing Responsible, Plextor Europe
t: (+32) 2 725 55 22 e: [email protected]

Jim Buchanan/Sarah Tokeley
Blitz PR
t: +44 (0)1869 240045 e: [email protected] / [email protected]

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