Lite-On IT eyeing production of 16x DVD+R DL burners by end of year

  • The DVD+RW Alliance early this month announced that it had released the specifications for 12x and 16x DVD+R DL (single-sided double-layer) burning speeds (termed v1.2), and in response, Taiwan-based Lite-On IT has geared up R&D producing burners featuring the 16x recording standard and may begin volume production by the end of this year, according to industry sources in Taiwan. Currently, 8x is the highest burning speed for DVD+R DL format, taking 15-16 minutes to burn a disc, the sources indicated.

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