Pioneer announces 4.7GB DVD-R drive
Pioneer New Media Technologies introduced plans for its 4.7GB DVD-R optical disk drive. In addition to DVD-RW capability, the drive is expected to provide more than 1,000 rewrites. Available in both an external and half-height internal versions, the SCSI-2 drive has 1X DVD-ROM write speed and 2X DVD-ROM read speed. Pioneer expects to ship the drive next quarter with an MSRP of less than $5,000.