BenQ announces today the launch of the BenQ DW1620 16x DVD ReWriter. The 16x recording capability allows recording on a full 4.75 GB DVD disc in a mere six minutes.

DW1620 Three[1] thumb BenQ DW 1620 16x Dual Format DVD ReWriter with Double Layer Technology

Specifications

  • 2.4x DVD+R double-layer writing
  • 16x DVD+R writing
  • 4x DVD+RW writing
  • 16x DVD-R writing
  • 4x DVD-RW writing
  • 16x DVD reading
  • 40x CD-R writing
  • 24x CD-RW writing
  • 40x CD reading

BenQ will be launching this product at Comex 2004 (Singapore) and they promised that an extremely competitive price will be offered to consumers during the event. Cheers!

Taking the DVD recording speed to the limit, BenQ announces today the launch of the BenQ DW1620 16x DVD ReWriter. The 16x recording capability allows recording on a full 4.75 GB DVD disc in a mere six minutes. The DW1620 also has the world’s fastest 16x DVD-R recording speed. On top of the dual-format capabilities, the BenQ DW1620 is the world’s first 16x Dual-Format DVD ReWriter with Double-Layer technology that allows storage of up to 8.5GB data capacity without turning over the disc. You can record up to 16 hours of VHS quality video, or 4 hours of DVD quality video on a single disc, while retaining disc compatibility with DVD video players and DVD-ROM drives. Providing fast recording time and increased storage capacity, BenQ’s new DVD ReWriter offers unmatched convenience for users.

DW1620 Three[1] BenQ DW 1620 16x Dual Format DVD ReWriter with Double Layer Technology

In addition to providing fast recording speed, this ReWriter can also burns selected 8x DVD+R media at 12x or higher speed. With the purchase of each DW1620 DVD ReWriter, users will also receive a complimentary package of 16x DVD+R media.

An advanced version of QVideo 2.0 comes with DW1620 to provide users a simple real-time recording tool from DV/TV/AV sources to DVD. Moreover, the BenQ Book Type Management tool minimizes compatibility issues with old DVD players for superb media compatibility.

With BenQ unique Write Right Technologies, which consists of 3 attributes – “WOPC II”, “Tilt Control”, and Sliding Cone Mechanism, the BenQ DW1620 delivers the best writing quality ever. The smart WOPC (Walking Optimal Power Control) algorithm sets the most efficient power in writing to ensure the best writing quality. Besides, the Tilt Control provides dynamic tilt calibration that helps achieve uniform writing quality throughout the entire writing process.

On top of the regular Beige, the BenQ DW1620 comes in Groovy Black & Lustrous Silver; it will be launched at COMEX 2004 on 26 Aug 2004 at an extremely competitive retail price.

Other Specifications
DW1620

2.4x DVD+R double-layer writing
16x DVD+R writing
4x DVD+RW writing
16x DVD-R writing
4x DVD-RW writing
16x DVD reading
40x CD-R writing
24x CD-RW writing
40x CD reading