Product DescriptionThe DVR-109 offers Dual/Double Layer support for DVD-R/+R media types (1) at 4x along with 16x writing to DVD-R/+R, 8x writing to +RW (2) and 6x to DVD-RW. The drive's combined specifications deliver the highest level of all-round DVD-writing performance currently available. The DVR-109 can write 4.7GB of data to write-once media in seven minutes on either DVD-R or +R media, complemented by the capability to store up to 8.5GB on Dual/Double Layer discs. The product is ideal for a wide range of applications including the authoring, editing and storing of video files (3), developing digital music catalogues, building image libraries and backing up data. It is among the first drives to offer 16x write speeds on DVD-R in line with the October approval of the speed enhancement to DVD-R by the DVD Forum. The drive will offer DVD-R Dual Layer compatibility through a firmware upgrade once the DVD-R Dual Layer specification has been officially approved by the DVD Forum. The write speed for selected DVD-R Dual Layer and +R Double Layer media types can also be increased to 6x through this firmware upgrade. The +RW Alliance is now finalising the +RW 8x format and the product can be enhanced to support this media through a firmware upgrade once the +RW 8x specification has been officially approved by the +RW Alliance. Recording equipment and copyright: Recording equipment should be used only for lawful copying, and you are advised to check carefully what is lawful copying in the country in which you are making a copy. Copy of copyright material such as films or music is unlawful unless permitted by a legal exception or consented to by the copyright owners.