So you want to record your own DVDs? Here’s a solution from DV Studio

DV Studio Technologies announced today that the award-winning Panasonic LF-D101 DVD-RAM Drive is now available in the Apollo Expert Archiver(TM), DV Studio’s complete solution for archiving VHS and other video standards onto DVD discs.

The Apollo Expert Archiver features Apollo Expert(TM), DV Studio’s revolutionary single-board MPEG-2 encoding hardware and software. A half-size PCI card that can be installed in any Pentium-based computer, Apollo Expert captures video and audio from any video source, in real time, and converts it into MPEG-2 video and digital audio formats. The highly compressed MPEG-2 files created by Apollo Expert can be used in any digital domain including DVD, DVD-ROM, Super VCD, the Internet, and broadcasting. Apollo Expert provides excellent video quality and is very easy to install and use.

The Panasonic LF-D101 DVD-RAM Drive can read/write to all current DVD-RAM and PD disc formats, and can read from discs currently accepted by CD-ROM, CD Audio,
CD-R, CD-RW and video CD drives, as well as DVD video, DVD-ROM and DVD-R drives. It offers stability, rapid data transfer, high-speed access, and a huge capacity.

The Apollo Expert Archiver is affordably priced at $2,495. Computer system requirements include 233 MHz MMX, 64MB RAM or higher, 600MB free on hard disk, 4x CD-ROM or higher, 1 PCI slot free, and Microsoft Windows NT 4.0.

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