The new Addonics MFR (Multi Function Recorder) with a DVD±R/RW is a standalone Flash media backup system; DVD, digital photo, and MP3 player; as well as an external USB 2.0 DVD burner and flash memory reader/writer--all combined into one portable peripheral that can be used in business or the home, or inside a vehicle.
The Addonics MFR DVD+/-R/RW can be used as a standalone storage appliance. It can also become an external storage device to most computers via the USB 2.0 connection. Once attached to the computer, the MFR becomes an external DVD±R/RW and CD-RW burner, and an external 11-in-1 Flash memory reader/writer.
The 25 functions supported by the Addonics MFR include read/write and backup to DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, CD-R, or CD-RW. The 11 types of Flash memory media supported include CF-1, CF-II, Smart Media, Secure Digital card, MultiMedia Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick DUO, Memory Stick Pro DUO, Micro Drive, and xD Card. Eight playback media functions include DVD-to-TV, DVD-to-PC, CD, VCD, still photo on TV, still photo via projector, S-Video, and MP3.
The complete package includes the Addonics MFR with DVD+/-R/RW unit, remote control unit, rechargeable battery, 110/220v power adapter, three-foot USB cable, combo A/V cable, S-video cable, Sonic MyDVD authoring software, PowerDVD MPEGII Playback software, and Nero Express (Windows version) software, two blank CD-R media, user guide, and carrying bag. The MSRP is $319.99.
The unit measures 6.6x5.4x1.3 inches and weighs just under 1.5 pounds with the battery installedand supports Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP, and Mac OS 10 and above.