Super Multi surpasses Dual in global DVD burner shipments, says industry group

Super Multi DVD burners have surpassed DVD Dual burners in global shipment volume with 12x DVD-RAM set to become mainstream in 2007, according to Kenji Koishi, director for the Compatibility Working Group of the Recordable DVD Council (RDVDC) at a symposium held in Taipei on October 31. Of about 12 million DVD burners shipped globally in August of this year, eight million units, or 66.7%, were Super Multi models and four million were Dual ones, Koishi cited survey statistics as saying.

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