They liked what they saw, and said the burner didn't have AACS copy-protection. Burning a 25GB disc takes about 43 minutes but keep in mind that this is one of the first drives. Faster versions will come out a bit later, without a doubt.
The final model will be available in April and it will retail for about $499. The final version will have copy protection but will also be able to write double-layer 50GB discs.
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