CD-R on the PC

Partyka, Jeff
November 1998
EMedia Professional;Nov98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p42
Academic Journal
Discusses issues concerning the integration of recordable compact discs (CD-R) in personal computers (PC). Obstacles to CD-R integration include price; Products with traces of integrated CD-R include MidWest Micro Corp.'s Pro-300 server system which include Sony's 2X/8X CD-R drive prices; Attractiveness of rewritable drives.


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