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Provided by: NEC
kind enough to send us their latest DVD-writer the NEC ND-3540A. This drive
supports 16x DVD+R/-R writing, 8x/6x DVD+RW/-RW and 8x/6x DVD+R DL/-R DL writing
technology – allowing Double Layer discs of 8.5GB to be written.
based in Ismaning near Munich, was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of
NEC Corporation in 1987.
The product portfolio includes the most modern
presentation technology, such as Video, LCD and DLP™ projectors and plasma
monitors as well as peripherals such as CD-ROM, DVD drives and floppy disks.
Telecommunications products and biometric security solutions round off the
The sales territory covers Central Europe, including
Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as the Benelux countries and Eastern
and South East Europe
Deutschland GmbH is founded.
brings the first monitor with MultiSyncÂ® technology onto the market. It
can adapt to different graphic standards automatically and therefore
becomes the model for today’s multi-frequency monitors.
offers one of the first 24-pin printers, the legendary P6, which is still
used and asked for by many users throughout the
the LC series, NEC offers the first heavy-duty laser printers for office
MultiSyncÂ® models 2A, 3D, 4D and 5D are the first monitors with 360Â°
design and digital control technology for easy screen adaptation to
individual tasks and user requirements.
introduces the MultiSyncÂ® FG series, offering the first 15″ monitor on the
revolutionises the laser printer market with GDI and offers the first GDI
laser printer under 1000 marks. GDI is still used in a similar form by
many other manufacturers.
creates a price sensation with the Superscript 3000, a thermosublimation
colour printer with photorealistic printing quality.
develops CromaClear™ technology and sets a new standard for picture
quality in 15″- and 17″ monitors. The CromaClear™ slot mask combines the
advantages of previous hole and aperture grill masks to provide an
extremely clear, brilliant and uniformly bright picture.
together with Adobe, develops a new generation of laser printers by
introducing PrintGear* technology. This page description language, which
is similar to Postscript and optimised for office applications, results in
previously unheard of printing performance at extremely economical
is the first manufacturer to mass produce 20″ LCD monitors. The LCD 2000
will be offered on the German market in August, again putting NEC well
ahead of the competition in
the 1st July this year, the new enterprise NEC-Mitsubishi Electric Visual
Systems Corp. (NMV) went operational in Europe and the USA. The joint
venture between NEC and Mitsubishi Electric involves the amalgamation of
the monitor manufacturing activities and know how of both companies, with
the aim of obtaining greater market share through a stronger presence in
the market. Since then, NEC Deutschland GmbH focuses exclusively on sales
and marketing of hi-res plasmadisplays and projectors, rotating memories
and telecommunication products.
first manufacturer to supply the world-wide largest in series 61-inches
plasma display with diagonals up to 1.55 meters.
Corporation will position its business on “providing integrated solutions
(including services) for mission critical systems in open environments” and
concentrate further on IT and network integrating solution
NEC Electronics Corporation which concentrates its management
resources on system large-scale integration (LSI) business will strengthen its
global competitiveness, expanding its business as a specialist enterprise that
empowers its global customers by providing semiconductor solutions for high-end
Through this new NEC group structure, NEC aims to increase
the corporate value of the entire NEC group.
If you are
interested in reading more company information, please visit: NEC GERMANY
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What‘s inside the
we will take a look at what the drive came shipped with and take a look at the
drive and its technology.
see the contents of the retail box:
internal ND-3540 drive itself
98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP and 2003 Server
& ShowTime 2 for Windows 98SE, ME, 200 and XP
to take a look at the drive itself:
ND-3540 uses the same bezel that previous NEC DVD Writers have used. A simple
and clean design that includes a few logos, a single green coloured LED, an
emergency eject hole and an eject button. (We would prefer different LED colours
to distinguish between reading and writing operations). The logos located on the
right side of the drive tray include a DVD Forum logo, a DVD Alliance DVD+R DL logo, and a CD-RW Ultra
top-side of the drive we found one sticker and we can read it was made in
Malaysia ‘“ May 2005.
drive we can see a pattern of holes, which is used for ventilation.
the drive starting from the left, we can see a digital audio connector; analogue
audio connector; pins and jumper to set the drive to cable select, slave or
master; IDE connector and finally the power connector.
the drive without any problems and here is a screenshot from Nero
screenshot of Nero InfoTool above, we miss Mt.Rainier
support and a larger buffer size. Our drive came shipped with firmware
shot from Nero Burning ROM:
really find anything alarming here, but Mt. Rainier and a larger buffer would
have been nice.
this review and see how it really performs.
will take a look at the test machine, the software, the drive features and the
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