Iomega is now shipping a new CD-RW for the public. The FireWire CD-RW 40x12x48 features DAE rated writing speed of 32x. The device ships with drivers and the burning app, HotBurn for CD mastering. According to Iomega:
Iomega Corporation (NYSE: IOM), a global leader in reliable portable data storage, today announced the U.S. arrival of the new Iomega CD-RW 40x12x48 FireWire drive for retail and enterprise sales. Combining the high performance of native FireWire (IEEE 1394) with appealing external design and great software, Iomegais new CD-RW drive makes capturing and sharing music, photos, and other digital content fast and easy.
As Iomegais new performance leader in CD-RW, the external Iomega CD-RW 40x12x48 FireWire drive offers amazing CD-burning speed and simplicity. With a rated DAE (digital audio extraction) speed of 32x, ripping or burning a 60-minute CD-R with the new Iomega CD-RW drive takes only about three minutes. Built-in buffer under-run protection lets users confidently burn CDs even when they are using their computer for other tasks.
You can find more information about the FireWire CD-RW 40x12x48 at the Iomega Web site. The FireWire CD-RW 40x12x48 device is available for US$299.00.