Mad Dog Multimedia announces DVD writer with 8x DL write speed

New Mad
Dog Multimedia MegaSTOR 16X
Format DVD +/- RW Outperforms Competitors;
First to
Run at 8X Speeds in Double Layer Mode


Calif. ‘“ July
13, 2005
— Computer peripherals market share leader Mad Dog Multimedia
is now shipping their newest MegaSTOR 16X DVD +/- RW. The MegaSTOR 16X is the
first Dual Format drive and burner on the market able to write to DVD+R Double
Layer media at 8X speed and DVD-R Double Layer at 6X speed.  MegaSTOR is an advanced drive designed
to run the newest emerging formats while maintaining full backward compatibility
with older optical media.  Whether
users’ storage and retrieval requirements include video entertainment, archiving
treasured family memories, business applications or sensitive data backup,
MegaSTOR can read from and write to the media that works best for their
application. And in keeping with Mad
Dog Multimedia’s continued commitment to Uncompromising Excellence, the MegaSTOR
is backed by the company’s two-year warranty, surpassing all others in the


MegaSTOR 6
1 is ‘Eco-Friendly”

internal MegaSTOR supports all Windows formats and delivers up to 8.5GB of
storage on a single piece of Double Layer media.  MegaSTOR is manufactured ‘Pb free”
making it the first DVD-RW which conforms to the strictest new lead-free
manufacturing environmental rules around the world.  The internal MegaSTOR 6-in-1 drive
includes Nero DVD creation and audio ripping software. 


MegaSTOR 7
1 is Designed to Provide a Longer Drive

sleekly designed silver aluminum enclosure which houses the external MegaSTOR
16X will complement any desktop or notebook for both PC and Macintosh
users.  Because aluminum dissipates
heat, the MegaSTOR will have a longer product life and extended reliability
versus its more expensive and less featured competitors. The external MegaSTOR
is a USB 2.0 device which supports both PC and Macintosh operating systems and
transfers data up to 480MBs. 
Additionally, the MegaSTOR is backward compatible to USB 1.1
devices.  The MegaSTOR 7-in-1
includes Nero DVD creation and audio ripping software. 


‘Mad Dog
Multimedia is continuing our ‘first-to-market” strategy with the leading
specifications providing excellent optical solutions to consumers and corporate
users through our high quality business partners,” stated Karen McCauley,
Director of Marketing for Mad Dog Multimedia.  ‘Our latest MegaSTOR family not only
beats the competition in the price/value equation, but it helps us do our part
to protect the environment by offering a lead-free drive.  Whether consumers choose the handsome
external drive or the internal version, we are pleased to provide a MegaSTOR
drive that works with any optical media and provides excellent performance when
creating, accessing, storing and reading virtually anytypt type of


internal MegaSTOR 6-in-1 has an MSRP of $79.99 and the external MegaSTOR 7-in-1
has an MSRP of $119.99.  Both are
currently available through American TV, CompUSA, Micro Center, AAFES, NEXCOM,
Datavision, PC Richards, Nebraska Furniture, RC Wiley, and Office Depot


About Mad Dog

Mad Dog
Multimedia is a leader in providing high value peripheral products targeted
towards the multimedia entertainment and storage demands of consumers and the
small to medium business ‘SMB” market. 
Products range from optical storage for high quality digital media or
critical business data backup, to graphics accelerators and audio cards to
“Techie Toyz” case modding accessories. 
The company, based in San Diego, California, is highly responsive to
today’s volatile multimedia and SMB market needs while delivering products that
meet its standard of ‘Uncompromising Excellence”.  With a loyal customer base of over 1.7
million users, the company is set to launch over 75 new products in 2005.  For more information, visit the
company’s web site at

Source: Mad Dog Multimedia