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SAMSUNG ANNOUNCES THE 5.25" MAGNETO-OPTICAL DISC DRIVE LINE

 SAMSUNG ANNOUNCES THE 5.25" MAGNETO-OPTICAL DISC DRIVE LINE
 SEOUL, Korea, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Samsung Group's Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology today announced the high speed 5.25" Magneto Optical Disc Drive (MODD) Line with a 35 millisecond seek time -- the world's fastest.
 Samsung's MODD line is compatible with IBM PCs (286, 386, and 486), the MAC, Apple, NEC's PC series, and workstations with an SCSI port. The MODD line includes a superior dust-proof design which protects and keeps the mechanical parts micro-dust free -- a problem that afflicts the existing MODDs.
 Samsung's MODD, developed as an auxiliary memory for PCs and workstations, can be used in image filing, desktop publishing, optical filing and medical imaging systems. Moreover, the MODD can replace tape drives and be used in general data back-up.
 This MODD development secures Samsung a bridgehead in the multi- media field, as well as making Samsung competitive in the optomecha- electronics field, a related industry.
 The 5.25 design, made with split-head optical design, high speed voice coil motor and direct seek method, enables it to achieve the 35 millisecond seek time.
 The 5.25" MODD can store about 600 formatted Mega-bytes. The drive features constant angular velocity tracking at 2400 rpm. The drive uses a SCSI interface to transfer data at 1.5Mbps and the disc format conforms to the ISO MO disc standard. Beta tests will be completed by February 1993, and full-scale production will begin in March 1993.
 Samsung Institute of Technology (SAIT), the corporate R&D facility of the $43 billion Samsung Group, was established in 1987 in order to achieve Samsung's goal of developing state-of-the-art technology. SAIT has three research facilities and conducts research in the following fields: Electronics, Computer & Communications, Semiconductor & Telecommunications, Aerospace & Mechanics, and Chemicals. SAIT is located in Kihung, Korea and employs over 800 researchers.
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 /CONTACT: Dr. Hikyu Lee of Samsung Software America, Inc., 508-685-7200; Jonghoon Kang of Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, in Korea, 011-822-744-6219; or Suzanne Andora of Edelman Public Relations, in New York, 212-704-8105, for Samsung/ CO: Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology ST: IN: CPR SU: PDT


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