Always first with high speed media, Verbatim is pleased to announce Verbatim DataLifePlus 4X speed DVD-Recordable for General Use discs. Available in branded and printable surface configurations, Verbatim 4X DVD-R media can be used with the new higher-speed DVD writers from Sony, Pioneer and other leading manufacturers, as well as upgraded 2X writers from Apple, Pioneer and others*. Verbatim 4X DVD-R discs offer 4.7GB of write-once storage capacity, superior recording quality, and compatibility with 1X to 4X DVD-R writers*. Users can achieve data transfer rates of up to 5.54 MB/sec. and can write a complete 4X 4.7GB disc in about 15 minutes. Verbatim DVD-R discs are based on an advanced "Metal Azo" recording dye, which provides the highest level of performance, reliability, and archival life. In addition, Verbatim DVD-R media provide broad read compatibility with the vast majority of DVD-ROM drives and DVD-Video players in use today. Verbatim DataLifePlus 4X DVD-R discs offer an affordable solution for a wide range of applications, including home and professional video recording, DVD content development, DVD duplication, PC back-up, and data archiving. * Important Note: 4X speed DVD-R media is intended for use with 4X writers. Please contact your hardware manufacturer regarding compatibility of your non-4X DVD-R writer with high speed media.