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rewritable

Refers to storage media that can be re-recorded many times. Contrast with write once. See magnetic disk, magnetic tape and rewritable optical disc.
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The HP Pavilion ze5300 series notebook PCs with rewritable DVD drives provide users the power, connectivity and convenience demanded by today's multimedia applications in a full-functioned device that doubles as a mobile entertainment center when connected to compatible DVD players.
44MB floppy disk, four industry giants--Compaq (now HP), Microsoft, Philips, and Sony--decided to develop a standard for a true drag-and-drop file system for rewritable CDs.
ECD previously developed phase-change technology that is used to make rewritable CDs and DVDs by injection molding.
Unlike alternative DVD technologies, the rewritable DVD-RAM discs created on the new Panasonic drive will be fully read-compatible with the vast majority of existing DVD-ROM drives, the company says.
Rewritable optical cartridges offer a minimum shelf life of ten years.
This affordable, dual-function card printer possesses a unique combination of high quality, full-color/monochrome and rewritable card printing technologies that is ideal for a wide variety of single-card printing applications including color photo ID printing, rewritable capabilities and cards that use both technologies.
The first version of the drive is specified to write to write-once media at 36X, and to rewritable media at 24X.
While blank 8x high performance CD-R discs are widely available in the marketplace, Yamaha and other leading manufacturers have introduced a new breed of 8x rewritable media, capable of reliable 8x rewriting at a cost only slightly higher than quality 4x certified CD-RW media.
The versatile LF-7010 is shipping at a suggested list price of $3,995, which includes the unit, a single-sided rewritable optical disk and a lens-cleaning cartridge.
However, the same statement about standardization cannot be said for write-once or rewritable DVDs.
Bell Microproducts (Nasdaq:BELM), has selected ASACA's TeraCart(R) DVD-RAM libraries to bring rewritable DVD technology to its line of high-end storage solutions.
The 1999 Optical Storage Outlook says that the main factors holding DVD back are the delayed availability of DVD drives and the great consumer demand for rewritable CDs.