Creative has been a leader in the multimedia upgrade kit
market and plans to expand its position and offerings into the DVD market.
If you already have an adequate PC, you can buy a multimedia upgrade kit
with the CD-ROM drive, audio board, and speakers for under $800.
Asteroid is an excellent entry-level multimedia upgrade kit
that features Aztech's Nova 16 sound card, the CDA-268-01A drive, a pair of headphones and four popular CD-ROM titles which include Macromedia Action 2.5, Day of the Tentacle, Learn to Use Windows, and Professor Multimedia.
Best CD-ROM database prices across the board to MDS Distributors for such good deals as the 20th Century Video ($29), Arthur's Teacher Trouble ($18), Languages of the World ($24), Mayo Clinic ($19), San Diego Zoo ($18), and the best multimedia upgrade kit
(the lighting fast Toshiba 3401 CD-ROM drive, the ProAudio Spectrum 16-bit sound card, two Labtec speakers, and 2 good CD-ROM titles) for $569.
Mating a multimedia upgrade kit
with the interrupt requests, and direct memory access ports assigned or held for some other peripheral devices, is a nightmare.
The new NEC InterSect CDR-74, CDR-84 and CDR-37 CD-ROM readers are currently shipping and can be purchased individually or bundled with other NEC products such as the NEC Multimedia Upgrade Kit
and CD Gallery.
PHOENIX - The multimedia upgrade kit
market at retail is heading south as an increasing number of systems come integrated with multimedia components.
MILPITAS, Cal.--Creative Labs' newest multimedia upgrade kit
is the Sound Balster Value CD, which includes a double speed CD-ROM drive, speakers and a dozen software titles.
WOODLAND HILLS, Cal.--Through aggressive marketing and quick-paced product introductions, Reveal Computer Products is looking to transcend its image as a multimedia upgrade kit
maker to that of a broad-based supplier of PC accessories.
REDMOND, Wash.--Medio Multimedia says that with every newly registered purchase of a Creative Labs multimedia upgrade kit
, customers will receive a free issue of Medio Magazine, the first general-interest magazine on CD-ROM.
The SD-M 1002 DVD-ROM was designed with an ATAPI (enhanced IDE) interface to facilitate the drive's integration into today's desktop computer systems and multimedia upgrade kits
Creative's new family of multimedia upgrade kits
includes the Blaster CD 8x kit for an estimated price of $249.99, the Sound Blaster Discovery CD 8x kit for an estimated price of $379.99, and the Sound Blaster Performance 8x kit for an estimated price of $449.99.