Iomega Corp. has announced two new DVD recorders, the Super DVD QuikTouch Video Burner and the Super DVD Writer, as well as the new Network Hard Drive, which features 160GB (US$279.95) or 250GB ($379.95) capacities, 10/100 Ethernet connectivity and Iomega Automatic Backup software for up to four clients. It plugs into any router, switch or hub and can be configured with a Web browser. Mac OS X v10.2.7 is required, and Iomega is currently offering a $30 mail-in rebate for both drives. It expires Jan. 1, 2005.
The company will debut its new Super DVD recorders next week. Users can plug a video source directly into the QuikTouch Video Burner ($299.95), or use files already on their Mac, and burn video directly to a DVD or CD. The Super DVD Writer ($199.95) lacks the ability to accept a direct video source. Both drives feature USB 2.0 connectivity and compatibility with DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-R and CD-RW discs. They also feature the ability to burn double-layer DVD+R discs, but not on the Mac, where Mac OS X v10.2.7 and a G4 processor are required. Iomega is also offering a $30 mail-in rebate that expires on Jan. 1, 2005 for both DVD recorders.