New CD burner from Teac
There is also a new CD burner from the hardware manufacturer Teac. The device is named W524E and is connected to the EIDE interface. This burns CD-R media at 24 times the speed, CD-RW media at 10 times the speed and reads CD-ROMs at 40 times the speed.
According to Teac, the CD drive can handle music data at a maximum Extract 32x speed. In order to avoid a buffer underun when burning, the device has 2MB cache memory and write-proof technology. The write-proof technology is supposed to prevent the 'burning' of a CD-R medium. The device is now available in stores for around DM 280.