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Press Release PX-760A

Brussels, February 2006

Fastest 18x DVD-Recorder of the world,
PX-760A available now!

Plextor is proud to announce the World's fastest DVD-Rewriter - the PX-760A - is available now. This Premium DVD-Rewriter is capable of 18x DVD+/-R and 10x DVD+R DL speeds and comes with a comprehensive package of high-end features.

Plextor PX-760A

The PX-760A, which can burn a single layer disc in just 5,5 and DVD+R DL in 13,5 minutes, is capable of the following DVD write speeds: DVD+/-R - 18x ; DVD+R DL - 10x ; DVD-R DL - 6x ; DVD+RW - 8x ; DVD-RW - 6x; DVD-ROM Read (16x).

Plextor has developed this premium DVD-Rewriter PX-760A using the companyís proprietary advanced technology to meet the demands of the high-end marketplace. Aimed at enthusiast/professional users who require the ultimate in quality and speed, the PX-760A comes with the following features:

  • AUTOSTRATEGY: - For the best writing quality, the drive's enhanced 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.
  • SilentMode: 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 CDís 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 driveís 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-760A will be available from beginning of March 2006 at Plextor's network of dealers.

The PX-760A is covered by Plextorís 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-760A
Positioning High end, professional drive
Interface IDE ATAPI
Loading mechanism Tray
Buffer size 2 MB
Writing speed DVD/CD
DVD+R DL / DVD-R DL 10x / 6x
DVD+R / DVD-R 18x / 18x
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
Extra black bezel included 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 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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