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Press Releases - PX-750UF & 16x DVD+R media

Brussels, November 15th 2005

Plextor launches new external 16x DVD Re-Writer
Plus new high performance 18x DVD+R media

Plextor today announces its new external DVD-ReWriter drive – the PX-750UF. The 16x PX-750UF is a mid-market external drive at a competitive price, however it offers extra flexibility and convenience with dual connectivity USB2.0 and IEEE 1394 FireWire, as well as including DVD-RAM capability in addition to +/- R (DL). In addition, it comes in a stylish matt black chassis.

Plextor also announces its new 16x DVD+R media which are capable of burning at market-leading speeds of up to 18x with the latest generation of 18x Plextor PX-760 series drives. [The premium PX-760 series are the World’s fastest DVD-ReWriters to date and include the ATAPI/IDE PX-760A and the Serial ATA PX-760SA.] In line with Plextor’s high quality and high reliability standards, the discs are manufactured for Plextor by Taiyo Yuden, one of the World’s leading and best known media companies. Plextor 16x DVD+R media is available in 25x and 50x spindle packs.

Plextor PX-750UF

The PX-750UF is designed for today’s PC, movie and audio enthusiasts to complement the trend for black PC cases. Following the recent successful launch of Plextor’s PX-750A internal drive, the external PX-750UF offers improved flexibility to users: with multi-format compatibility (including USB2.0, FireWire and DVD-RAM), vertical positioning and improved speed, it is a compelling, cost-effective option. It comes with Buffer Underrun Proof Technology which is standard on Plextor drives and PlexTools Professional/XL. It is capable of the following DVD speeds: 8x DVD+/-R DL (8x –R DL by firmware upgrade); 16x DVD+/-R; 5x DVD-RAM Read/Write.

The Plextor PX-750UF will be available from the end of November 2005 at Plextor’s network of dealers. It is covered by Plextor’s Fast Warranty Service (2-year warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland (Collect & Return); other countries 1-year carry-in). A comprehensive range of full and trial software is included from: Plextor (PlexTools Professional & PlexTools Professional XL), Cyberlink, Nero, Pinnacle and Sonic.

In addition, the Plextor 16x DVD+R media will also be available in November 2005

Features and specifications

Function PX-750UF
Positioning Mid-market, multi-format drive
Interface USB 2.0/IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
Loading mechanism Tray
Buffer size 2 MB
Writing speed DVD/CD
DVD+R DL / DVD-R DL 8x / 6x (8x -R DL by firmware update)
DVD+R / DVD-R 16x / 16x
DVD+RW / DVD-RW 8x / 6x
CD-R 48x
CD-RW 24x
Reading speed DVD/CD
CD-ROM 48x
Buffer Underrun Proof Technology Yes
PlexTools Professional Yes
PlexTools Professional XL Yes

For more information or photo material contact:
Inge Spoelders (International Marketing Responsible Plextor - on +32 2 725 55 22)

This press release is also available on the Plextor website at
High resolution photographs can also be seen at

About Plextor
Plextor is a leading international manufacturer of extremely reliable, high quality recording equipment and is also one of the pioneers in the field of CD technology. From its parent company, Shinano Kenshi Co. Japan, Plextor has a built up tradition in the development and manufacture of advanced hardware and electronic precision equipment going back to 1918. With head offices in Japan, Europe and the United States the company mainly sells its products through a network of specialised computer dealers. Plextor Europe, established in Brussels, takes responsibility for sales, marketing and technical support in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 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/DVD media and USB Flash Memory Drives (PlexFlash). In addition, Plextor has recently launched an analogue to digital video converter, ConvertX, which uses MPEG 1,2,4 and DivX formats.

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