Sony expands DVD product lineup with a pair of drives that support 4X DVD-R Dual Layer (DL) recording. According to the company, the internal DRU-800A and external DRX-800UL also support 16X DVD+/-R, 8X DVD+RW, 6X DVD-RW, 48X CD-R and
24X CD-RW recording.
The internal and ATAPI-based DRU-800A currently ships for about $130; the external DRX-800UL with IEEE1394 and USB 2.0 interfaces is expected to be available in late May for around $210. (THG)