Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Aleratec DVD/CD Optical Recording and Duplicating Solutions, has unveiled its next generation of Super Copy Towers. The new DVD/CD Super Copy Tower stand alone DVD/CD Duplicator can make up to 11 simultaneous DVD copies at up to 16x or 11 simultaneous CD copies at up to 48X without a computer. The Aleratec 1:11 DVD/CD Super Copy Tower can produce more than 100 DVDs per hour, according to Alera.
This Super Copy Tower supports Double Layer technology that can copy 8.5GB Double Layer DVDs. Also featured is a new Aleratec two button Cruise Control duplicator controller with advanced new functions. The 1:11 DVD/CD Super Copy Tower incorporates a 80GB hard disk drive that can store up to 16 images of your frequently used DVDs for making up to 11 quick copies of any one of these images simultaneously. The system also can sense if there is a readable source DVD in any of the DVD recorders and can use this as a source disc to make up to 10 simultaneous copies without loading to the hard disk drive.
The Super Copy Tower can copy at up to 16X on both DVD+R and DVD-R media. The rewrite speeds are up to 8X with DVD+RW and 6X with DVD-RW media. The DVD read speed is 16X. The CD recording speeds are CD-R 48X and CD-RW 24X. The 1:11 DVD/CD Super Copy Tower also has 8.5GB Double Layer technology supporting 4X copies 80% larger in capacity than conventional DVD discs.
With an estimated street price of $2,299, the new DVD/CD Super Copy Tower is designed for Prosumer, Corporate, Government and Education applications. An easy to use, two button Cruise Control duplicator controller is all new and has a compact two-level menu structure with the 5 most used duplicator functions (Copy, Compare, Verify, Erase, Test) readily available in the first level. It has a large and bright back-lighted display that shows the number of discs loaded and monitors the copy process. The new Cruise Control has diagnostics and copy controls to satisfy the needs of even the most discerning professional user, including a unique new copy counter that can be set to count the total number of copies produced in a production run. The Aleratec 1:11 DVD/CD Super Copy Towers are compact single tower configurations that occupy less than half the footprint and are about half the cost of other implementations of tower type duplicators incorporating more than 10 recorders, according to Alera.