New Gear: Octave Systems Data Safe Copy | HP's DVD Writer dvd740

Octave Systems

Octave Systems' Data Safe Copy Master II CD/DVD duplicators include 160GB removable hard drives. 1-to-4, 1-to-6 and 1-to-8 models are available, and are equipped with drives that can burn dual-layer DVDs at 4X, single-layer DVDs at 16X and CDs at 48X.

(800) 626-8539

Suggested Retail Price:

$995 (1-to-4); $1,209 (1-to-6); $1,429 (1-to-8)


HP's DVD Writer dvd740 can burn dual-layer DVD+Rs at 8X, dual-layer DVD-Rs at 4X, DVD-R and DVD+R at 16X and CD-Rs at 40X. The drive also includes LightScribe technology for creating disc labels in the DVD burner itself. The drive also ships with Nero CD and DVD authoring software, CyberLink's PowerDVD DVD-Video player and SureThing LightScribe labeling software.

(800) 752-0900

Suggested Retail Price:

$100 dvd740i (ATA); $150 dvd740e (USB 2.0/FireWire)


Varizoom has released the DV Sportster Vest and Arm system upgrade for handheld stabilizers such as the FlowPod, UltraLite, Steadicam JR and Glidecam 1000-4000. Varizoom claims that the upgrade will relieve the stress and fatigue associated with handheld work, allowing fluid, smooth and effortless shooting for hours. A deluxe padded carrying case is included, and full system combos of the DV Sportster with FlowPod or UltraLite are also available.

(888) 826-3399

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