Alera Debuts LightScribe Publishing Tower
Posted Nov 20, 2005

Alera Technologies, Inc. has announced the 1:4 DVD/CD Tower Publisher LS, which supports up to 4 simultaneous DVD/CD Copies, Recordings, or produces up to 4 LightScribe-labeled discs. The 1:4 DVD/CD Tower Publisher LS is a DVD/CD duplicator with LightScribe technology that simultaneously burns custom labels directly on DVD/CD discs making it the first LightScribe desktop production disc publishing system. You can create your own custom labels, with text and graphics, using the Aleratec Disc Publishing Software Suite, powered by Droppix, which comes bundled with the tower.

LightScribe technology is an integrated system that combines LightScribe-enabled DVD/CD recorders with specially coated media and the Aleratec Disc Publishing Software Suite powered by Droppix, to produce precise, laser-etched, silkscreen-quality labels with superior sharpness and clarity, according to Alera. The Droppix-powered Aleratec Disc Publishing Software Suite, includes: the special Aleratec Droppix Label Maker, which produces up to 4 simultaneous LightScribe Disc Labels, right from your desktop, no printer required, and it's only from Aleratec; Droppix Recorder for Towers, which produces up to 4 simultaneous disc copies, recordings or creations and Droppix Management Console, which monitors your publishing process.

The 1:4 DVD/CD Tower Publisher LS (Aleratec Part No. 260150, Ingram Micro SKU No. H71760), is the only LightScribe DVD/CD Production Publisher and it is powered by Droppix. The 1:4 DVD/CD Tower Publisher LS is a remarkable value, with an Estimated Street Price of $999.

The 1:4 DVD/CD Tower Publisher LS has a 7 x 15 inch footprint and weighs about 20 pounds. The full line of Aleratec DVD and CD recording solutions, duplication solutions, and accessories is featured at, AAFES, Adorama,, B&H Photo Video, Best Buy,, CDW, CompUSA, Global Computer, Hewlett Packard, Insight, J & R, Mac Connection, MacMall, Micro Center, Office Depot, PC Connection, PC Mall, PC Nation, Quill, Ritz Camera, Sears, Target, Tech Depot, and Zones, in addition to other leading retailers. Government and Education customers may purchase from Government and Education Specialists including AAFES, CDW-G, CompuCom, Daly Computer, EnPointe, Fed Tek, GCI, GE IT Solutions, GovConnection, GOVPLACE, Green Pages, GTSI, Horizon, Insight Gov, Manchester, Northern NEF, PC Mall Gov, Pomeroy, Sarcom,, TIG and Unisys. All products are available to resellers through Bell Microproducts, DBL Distributing, Ingram Micro, and Ingram Micro Canada.

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