Although 16x has long been considered the maximum writing speed for a DVD Lite-On IT has today increased the industry standard to 20x with the launch of their LH-20A1P drive.
"As a World leading provider of optical storage solutions for PCs Lite-On IT is obliged to stay in front with new technological breakthroughs", says Jelmer Veldman, Lite-On IT's European marketing manager. "Lite-On is the first brand to release a 20x DVD writer. With this drive we can see recording times of a full DVD coming close to five minutes. The drive also features DVD-RAM compatibility at 12x, making it a very complete optical storage solution for everyone's needs. And for the creative user Lite-On will release a LightScribe version of this drive as well", Mr. Veldman adds. The Lite-On LH-20A1P and LH-20A1H are "Super AllWrite(tm)" DVD writers providing consumers a one-stop archival and presentation solution for anyone who has a need to copy and store information, files, photographs, music or any other important data. Both are capable of reading, writing and re-writing any disc format on the market, including DVD-RAM and Double-Layer +/- format discs.
Both DVD writers also feature Smart-Write(tm) technology setting the optimal writing strategy. Furthermore, The LH-20A1H is equipped with LightScribe technology. The Lite-On LH-20A1P will be available in Europe end of December 2006. The Lite-On LH-20A1H will be available in Europe early 2007.