Sony High Speed 22x DVD Writers

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News Posted: Fri, Dec 19 2008 2:43 PM

Sony Electronics, the pioneer in optical storage devices, introduces yet another group of powerful DVD writers with 22x speed – the Sony Optiarc AD-7220S/A series

Being one of the fastest DVD Writers available today with stable recording quality, the Sony AD-7220S/A series delivers a fast recording speed of 22x when writing to a single layer DVD+/-R disc.

“We are excited to announce the launch of one of the fastest DVD-RW writers available in the market today. As the size of data is increasing day by day, higher speed has become the need of the hour. This is exactly where this new Sony DVD writer fits in. I am confident that this product will raise the bar for 22X DVD-RW drives”, said Mr. Rajesh Goenka, VP-Sales & Marketing, Rashi Peripherals Pvt.Ltd.

The Sony AD-7220S/A series is a professional device with high reliability and provides top-of-the line performance. It is available in Serial ATA or Parallel ATA Interface in Bulk Packing.

Furthermore, it features several key technologies such as vibration reduction system and heat dissipation method. Automatically adjusting CD-DA/VCD/DVD data extraction for smooth reading, the Sony AD-7220S/A also features buffer under run protection and optimized writing quality by automatically adjusting writing strategy, which provides optimal user experience.

The Sony AD-7220S/A is compatible with DVD+/-R, DVD+/-R DL, DVD+/-RW and DVD-RAM as well as CDs, and offers the choice of Serial-ATA interface and Parallel-ATA interface. It supports DVDROM, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM (mode 1), CD-ROM/XA (mode 2, form 1 and form 2), Photo CD, CD Extra, CD-TEXT, CD-I, VIDEO CD, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, CD-DA, Enhance CD, UDF (fixed/variable Packet mode) and DVD-Audio.

The AD-7221S and AD-7221A feature all of the above plus the addition of LightScribe functionality.

A poll of online vendors show these drives available from $23.69 to $34.99

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Is it bad that I want this more than a bluray player?

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Is it bad that I want this more than a bluray player?

Not really, Blu-Rays an enthusiast format at the moment(HD-DVD was way better). I want one too, and at that price.....Angel


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Got me 1 of these at newegg. Seems like a great drive so far.

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