Today at Macworld San Francisco
announced the Boa FireWire CD-RW and Boa FireWire 4.7GB DVD-RAM drives.
The Boa FireWire 16x10x40 CD-RW drive writes to CD-R disks at 16x speed, rewrites disks at 10x speed, and is capable of writing to blank 74min CD-Rs in less than five minutes. An internal 2MB memory buffer allows the drive to read CDs at 40x speed.
The CD-RW drive sells for US$379 and comes with
Toast, Easy CD Creator, and blank CD-R and CD-RW disks (one of each).
The Boa FireWire 4.7GB DVD-RAM model writes to one-sided 4.7GB and double-sided 9.4GB DVD-RAM disks, as well as all legacy DVD-RAM media. Supporting a maximum 16MB/sec transfer rate, the DVD-RAM drive is backward (read) compatible with CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, CD-DA, Video CD and DVD-ROM disks.
The DVD-RAM drive retails for $669 and comes with one 4.7GB disk and disk-formatting software.
Available through EZQuest authorized resellers, both drives also ship with a six-foot FireWire cable and feature a Pro-Mar case design with front-panel protective door.