Hitachi ships DVD-ROM drive

Posted on December 01, 1998


Hitachi ships DVD-ROM drive

Hitachi America has started shipping its third-generation, GD-2500 DVD-ROM drive. Designed primarily for OEMs and resellers, the drive has a maximum transfer rate of

5.52MBps (15% faster than previous generation drives), and a data access rate of 180ms. The GD-2500 reads CD and pre-recorded DVD-R media, and can read data recorded on single- and dual-layer DVD-ROM discs. Prices range from $149 to $199. www.hitachi.co.jp.

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