Adaptec Offers a Toast to iMAC.MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 1999--Toast 3.8, Adaptec's award-winning CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
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Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). mastering software for Macintosh, now supports USB USB
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Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer. interface CD-R (CD-Recordable) A writable CD technology using a type of compact disc that can be recorded, but not erased (CD-Rs are "write once" discs). CD-R discs are used to master CD-ROMs, to back up data and to make copies of data for distribution. and CD-RW (CD-ReWritable) The only rewritable CD technology. CD-RW disks look like other CD media, but with close inspection, they have a more polished surface with a very dark blue-gray cast. devices for the iMAC and new G3 desktops.
Because the iMAC does not have a floppy drive, users require a reliable and compatible storage solution. Toast 3.8 CD-Recording software and a CD-R drive offer an inexpensive medium, with storage capacity larger than a floppy or Zip drive.
"The iMAC's success has created an opportunity for this new breed of storage solutions," said Dave Ulmer, general manager of Adaptec's software products group. "With the addition of USB support, Toast 3.8, now lets iMAC and G3 customers make their own data, audio, and video CDs with a new generation of affordable, easy-to-use CD-Recorders."
Adaptec Toast 3.8 offers hybrid CD support, allowing users to create CDs that can be read on a Mac or PC with a CD-ROM player, or an audio CD player. Adaptec Toast 3.8 also supports all of the latest CD-R/RW drives on the market.
Pricing and Availability
Adaptec Toast 3.8 is now available bundled with the Que! Drive from QPS (Queries Per Second) The number of database transactions that can be handled in one second. , Inc. and the new LaCie blue CD CD-Recorders. For further information about USB support and Adaptec's CD-R partners please see Adaptec's web site at www.adaptec.com/cdrpartners.
About Adaptec, Inc.
Adaptec moves the world's information with host bus adapters, RAID and software products that speed data to and from computers, peripherals and networks. Founded in 1981 and with headquarters in Milpitas, Adaptec is a global design, manufacturing, sales, service and distribution company. More information on Adaptec and its products is available at http://www.adaptec.com.
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