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Press Releases - PX-755UF

Plextor launches new External USB2.0/FireWire 16x DVD Re-Writer

Plextor today announces a new addition to their Premium range of DVD-ReWriter drives - the external PX-755UF, capable of 16x DVD+/-R and 10x DVD+R DL burning speeds. The PX-755UF comes with a comprehensive package of high-end features to give the professional user full recording control. Building on the success of the internal PX-755A-range of drives, the external PX-755UF is housed within a stylish matt black chassis - and offers the extra flexibility and convenience of dual connectivity: USB2.0 and IEEE 1394 FireWire.

The Plextor PX-755UF is designed for today's PC, movie and audio enthusiasts. It matches the growing trend for black PC cases in the home/office and provides the ideal robust upgrade/expansion unit for discerning users.

It can burn a single layer disc in just 6 minutes (and DL in 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-755UF using the company's proprietary advanced technology to meet the demands of the high-end marketplace. Aimed at enthusiast/professional users, the PX-755UF 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 or recorded 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

Availability and Warranty
The Plextor PX-755UF will be available from November 2006 at Plextor's network of dealers.

The PX-755UF 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 and Sonic.

Function PX-755UF
Positioning High end, professional 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 10x / 6x
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
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 Yes

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

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

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