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Press Releases - PX-755SA - Printable DVD Media


Brussels, January 2006

Plextor launches high-end 16x SATA DVD drive
- 16x Premium internal drive with added professional features

Plus new inkjet-printable Plextor 16x DVD media

Plextor today announces a new high-end Serial-ATA DVD-ReWriter drive - the internal PX-755SA capable of 16x DVD+/-R and 10x DVD+R DL burning speeds. The Premium PX-755SA takes advantage of the latest motherboard SATA connectivity and comes with a comprehensive package of powerful features to give the professional user full recording control.

Plextor also announces its new 16x DVD+/-R and 48x CD-R media, which for the first time have an inkjet printable surface to enable even greater creativity and professional looking discs. In addition, Plextor adds 16x minus DVD media to their range (non-printable). 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. The new Plextor media is available in 25x spindle packs.

Plextor has broadened its range of media to enable appeal to a wider customer audience and now consists of:

Printable Non-printable
16x DVD+R 25-disc spindle - NEW 25 and 50-disc spindle
16x DVD-R 25-disc spindle - NEW 25-disc spindle - NEW
48x CD-R 25-disc spindle - NEW 10-pack slim case and 50-disc spindle

Plextor PX-755SA

The PX-755SA, which can burn a single layer disc in about 6 minutes (and DL in about 14 minutes), is capable of the following DVD speeds: DVD+/-R 16x write ; DVD+R DL 10x ; DVD-R DL 6x ; DVD+RW 8x ; DVD-RW 6x ; DVD-ROM (16x).

Plextor has developed the Premium PX-755SA using the company's proprietary advanced technology to meet the demands of the high-end marketplace. Aimed at enthusiast/professional users, the PX-755SA comes with the following features:

  • AUTOSTRATEGY: For the best writing quality, the drive's AUTOSTRATEGY technology selects the optimised write strategy for every DVD disc and, if necessary, creates a new write strategy for unknown media. (DVD+/-R)
  • Media quality check: To ensure the best results with the drive, this function checks the quality of blank media.
  • Write strategy creation: Creates a new write strategy for blank media.
  • PlexEraser: A data destruction utility that makes a recorded CD-R or DVD disc unreadable for increased security.
  • SecureRecording: The SecureRecording function lets you write on a CD-R disc and protect the data with a password.
  • Silent Mode: If the drive needs to be used in a quiet environment, the drive can be switched to silent mode.
  • SpeedRead: Enables reading CD-R media up to the maximum speed of the drive.
  • GigaRec: GigaRec enables you to change the recording capacity of a standard CD-R disc from 70 percent up to 130 percent of its standard capacity.
  • VariRec: By adjusting the laser power, you can record CD's to improve the read compatibility.
  • Q-Check: a diagnostic suite to verify the quality of blank and recorded media.
  • PoweRec: Intelligent technology to improve the write quality during the write process.
  • PlexTools Professional: This software tool offers a complete suite of recording applications and supports your drive's advanced quality check functions.
  • PlexTools Professional XL: Based on the basic software code of PlexTools Professional, PlexTools Professional XL offers more features and extra options.
  • Buffer Underrun Proof Technology: Prevents buffer underrun errors

The Plextor PX-755SA and inkjet printable media will be available from February 2006 at Plextor's network of dealers.

The Plextor PX-755SA 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.

Features and specifications:

Function PX-755SA
Positioning High end, professional drive
Interface SATA
Loading mechanism Tray
Buffer size 2 MB
Writing speed DVD/CD
DVD+R DL / DVD-R DL 10x / 6x
DVD+R / DVD-R 16x / 16x
DVD+RW / DVD-RW 8x / 6x
DVD-RAM -
CD-R 48x
CD-RW 24x
Reading speed DVD/CD
DVD-ROM 16x
CD-ROM 48x
Features
Buffer Underrun Proof Technology Yes
AUTOSTRATEGY Yes
Media Quality Check Yes
Write Strategy Creation Yes
PlexEraser Yes
SecureRecording Yes
Silent Mode Yes
SpeedRead Yes
GigaRec Yes
VariRec Yes
Q-Check Functions Yes
PowerRec Yes
PlexTools Professional Yes
PlexTools Professional XL (trial) Yes
Extra black bezel included (retail) 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
https://plextor-europe.com/press/all/releases.asp?choice=Releases.
High resolution photographs can also be seen at
https://plextor-europe.com/press/all/pictures.asp?choice=Pictures


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 to optical storage, flash memory and, more recently, digital video converters, Plextor is now offering portable hard disks for any user requiring extra mobile storage and a professional network hard disk for small businesses.




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