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P-CAVPartial-Constant Angular Velocity
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P-CAV, or Partial-Constant Angular Velocity, means that the disc is read/written at an increasing speed until it reaches a certain maximum speed.
Specification for Sony's New 810 Series of Dual RW Drives Sony DRU-810A DVD/CD Rewritable Drive -- ATAPI (EIDE) internal interface -- DVD+R DL: 8X P-CAV (max.
a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance CD-related equipment, today announced introduction of their high performance 12 to 20 speed SCSI P-CAV CD-ROM drive, the 12/20PleX.