DVD-RW


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DVD-RWDigital Versatile Disc - Rewriteable
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Again, bowing to consumer demand, the new PS2 can also handle playback of DVD-RW discs, although not DVD-RAM discs.
What's more, this recorder of DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW is equipped with an ultra rapid USB 2.0 interface.
That means that you can use DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+RW, and DVD+R media.
Of these, the most exciting was the DVD-RW (Digital Video Disk Re-Write-able) disk drives.
The DVD-RAM Video disc, on the other hand, records up to two hours of MPEG2 quality video and can be played back on DVD-RAM video and data drives as well as DVD-ROM drives that are marked "DVD Multi." The DVD-RW Video disc also offers two hours of MPEG2 quality video recording and is rewriteable up to 1,000 times.
A myriad of optical technologies is available, including CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, and DVD-RW, with more on the way.
The third-generation drive reads and writes four recordable formats including DVD-R (write once), DVD-RW (re-recordable), CD-R, and CD-RW, and offers up to 4.7 GB of storage capacity per DVD side.
Making matters more confusing, a 4.7GB-format called DVD-RW was independently proposed by Pioneer (also within the DVD Forum).
has announced that it is shipping what it claims is the industry's first 16x DVD-ROM drive, "Sweet 16." With speeds that are 16 times faster than first-generation DVD-ROM technology, the 16x DVD-ROM/40x CD-ROM is compatible with single- and dual-layer DVD-ROM and DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, CDDA, Video CD, and Photo CD media, preserving compatibility with conventional CD formats.
TDK, which has its US base in Port Washington, New York, has been demonstrating working prototypes of a 4.7Gb DVD-RW disks using its new ReCom rewritable/compatible recording material.