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The NEC ND-3550A is exceptional DVD burner at a outstanding price of just $29.99, it just doesn't get any cheaper than that
ND-3550A complies with the new RoHS-directive, meaning that all components are lead-free. ND-3550A is NECĀ“s third model in the market can write both DVD -R (DL*) and DVD +R(DL*) in dual layers. With ND-3550A it is now possible for rewritable RW discs to be burned with the highest speed so far in the market, 8x for DVD +RW and 6x for DVD-RW respectively. The speed of writing with dual layers is now 8x for +R DL.

An amazing 8.5 GB can be stored on a dual-layer disc. The large storage capacity makes the writer suitable for users who wish to quickly and simply store films, music and other volumes of data in a flexible way. A one-hour DVD video can be recorded in six minutes with the ND-3550A, irrespective of the DVD format. NEC also implemented its own developed buffer under run error prevention technology.

The ND-3550 takes advantage of an enhanced version of NEC's own AOPC technology (Active Optimum Power ontrol), which adjusts the laser effect in real time so as to achieve optimal readability. The ND-3550A is backwards compatible and writes on CD-R at a maximum speed of 48x

Hardware Specifications:
  • Cache: 2M
  • CD-R: 48X
  • CD-ROM Access Time: 140ms
  • CD-RW: 32X
  • DVD+R: 16X
  • DVD+RW: 8X
  • DVD-R: 16X
  • DVD-ROM Access Time: 160ms
  • DVD-RW: 6X

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