Asus DVD-E818A2/A2T World’s first Optical Disc Drives to Support the 5 X DVD-RW DL Industry Standards

Catering to users who require high quality multimedia experiences, Asus today released the Asus DVD-E818A2/A2T. This series of optical drives is the world’s first ODD that supports 5X DVD-RW DL, and provides users with cutting-edge multimedia experiences backed with superior playback capabilities and high-speed data transfers. The built-in advanced Asus exclusive technologies provide a quieter, more stable and higher performance multimedia environment. With the brand new industry format 5X DVD-RW DL –users will be able to view high quality videos directly burnt into DVDs from camcorders and obtain fabulous playback capacities. It also allows users to access all CDs, DVD-ROM/DVD±R/ DVD±RW/DVD-RAM and DVD-Video discs. The AsusDVD-E818A2/A2T optical drives are designed to provide users with versatile and fast data transfer speeds with DVD-ROM max data transfer rates of 24930 KB/s (18X), and CD-ROM max data transfer rates of 7200 KB/s (48X). Access times are also shortened with fast random access times for DVD access at 105 ms versus typical 95 ms CD access times.
With AVRS, Asus DVD-E818A2 and ASUS DVD-E818A2T provide high readability and playability. The AVRS technology is designed to minimize the vibration caused by the spindle motor and resonance between components as well as the drive and PC cases. AVRS is designed to reduce vibration and noise induced by unbalanced mass of rotating machinery.

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The Asus DVD-E818A2 and ASUS DVD-E818A2T also provide users with many other features to allow users ease and convenience during usage. Some of these features include the support for Speed Auto-Switch Function, High Speed CD-Audio Playback, High Speed Digital Audio Extraction, the choice to mount the drives vertically or horizontally, the unique dust resistance design, as well as support for changeable panels.