Toshiba Announces SCSI CD-ROM Drive, Announces First DVD-ROM Drive
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Disk Products Division (TAIS DPD), has introduced the XM-3801B, a CD-ROM with a 15x-maximum and a 14x-average spin speed. According to the company, the new SCSI-2 interface XM-3801B features an industry-fret 90-ms average random seek time.
"The XM-3801B provides the ultimate in CD-ROM performance and reliability:" said Scott Smith, vice president of marketing, TAIS DPD. The drive's industry-leading access and transfer rates, combined with Toshiba's proven 100,000-hour Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF), make the XM-3801B the CD-ROM drive for today's power users, who demand the highest possible performance for a range of applications." According to Smith, the new 15x-maximum drive provides an …
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Publication information: Article title: Toshiba Announces SCSI CD-ROM Drive, Announces First DVD-ROM Drive. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Information Today. Volume: 14. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1997. Page number: 24. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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