today announced the release of a new Boa FireWire CD-RW drive compatible with both PCs and Macs. The drive sports a mechanism that can burn CD-Rs at 40x, rewrite CD-RWs at 12x and rip CDs at 48x.
The drive also sports a 2MB buffer and buffer underrun technology to help eliminate errors when burning CDs in fast-write modes. The drive measures 10.75 by 8.5 by 2.75 inches and weighs about six pounds.
Housed in EZQuest’s light-grey, streamlined “Pro-Mar” case, the new 40x Boa drive includes a universal auto-switching power supply, cable and software. It’s compatible with Mac OS 8.6 or higher, and includes a one-year warranty. The suggested retail price is US$269.
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