Octave Systems, Inc. has unveiled its new line of Copy Master II CD/DVD duplicators, allowing users to duplicate CDs and DVDs via tower-style duplicators that can provide 1-to-9, 1-to-7, 1-to-5, 1-to-3, and 1-to-1 duplication depending on the user's needs and can duplicate DVDs up to 16X, 8.5GB dual layered DVDs up to 4X and CDs up to 48X.
A nine-drive Copy Master II can produce nine full 4.7 GB DVDs in seven minutes, and nine full 650MB CDs can be produced in three minutes, according to Octave. It can duplicate standard 120mm CDs and DVDs, but also several of the popular business-card shaped discs and mini CD/DVD formats. Onenew addition to the Copy Master II is the quick-start Auto Copy feature, which allows users to load up the master and blanks and start the duplication process by pressing the new Copy button. There are four additional convenience buttons: Copy, Test, Speed and Source. The Copy button allows the user to quickly and conveniently begin the duplication process. The Test button tests the copy process without actually writing to the media. The Speed button sets the speed of the copy. The Source button changes the master source of the information the user wants copied from the DVD-ROM or CD-ROM to the hard disk. "
In addition, the Copy Master II also features 128MB of buffer memory; a 160GB hard drive; password protection for different users; hard disk drive partition naming, allowing a user to name the images stored in hard drive partitions; multiple language displays; DVD drive firmware upgradeable by the controller; enhanced firmware in the controller that speeds duplication; better cooling through use of an aluminum case; and an auto counter that keeps running totals of successful copies. T
he Copy Master II line is priced at $369 for a 1-to-1 duplicator, $829 for a 1-to-3 duplicator, $1049 for a 1-to-5 duplicator, $1249 for a 1-to-7 duplicator, $1429 for a 1-to-9 duplicator, all of which are currently available.