Luminex CDR-POWER-100 and NET-CDR Now Ship with 6X CD-Recording Speed

Riverside, CA - FEBRUARY 11, 1999 - The 100 disc capacity CDR-Power-100 Library and the NET-CDR network CD-Recorder now ship with 6/24X CD-Recording technology. The 6X recording speed enables a complete CD-R disc to be created in about 12 minutes.

Brian Hawley, President of Luminex, states "This product release demonstrates our commitment to continually enhancing our products as a complete solutions provider of CD and DVD storage systems. By integrating new technologies, improving existing technologies, and adding customer requested features, we offer our customers a great return on their investment in Luminex solutions."

The Luminex CDR-Power-100 library is delivered as a complete CD archiving and networking solution. The library has a 100 disc capacity, and is available in combinations from 1 CD-Recorder and 3 CD-ROM drives to a full 4 CD-Recorders, and includes Luminex's premier Fire SeriesÅ software. The Luminex HOTfoldersÅ automated archiving software is also available as a popular option. The MSRP of the CD-Recordable library solution starts at $16,995.

The NET-CDR is a reliable, easy to use, UNIX based network CD-Recording solution. The NET-CDR solution now includes a 6x speed CD-Recorder, along with a hard disk data buffer and the Fire Series CD-Recording software. The MSRP of the NET-CDR solution is $4,995.

The Fire Series software is a high performance software product line for networking, archiving, duplicating, and distributing CD and DVD media. The CDR-Power-100 and NET-CDR offer the ability to create true cross-platform CDR media including Macintosh HFS formatted disc as well as ISO9660, Rockridge, and Joliet filesystem standards. The Fire Series is directly supported on UNIX servers from SUN, Silicon Graphics, Hewlett Packard, and IBM and seamlessly supports virtually all network clients.

Luminex was founded in 1994 with a dedicated focus on developing and marketing high performance digital storage solutions. The company specializes in UNIX and network-based product development, and has extensive background in the expanding market of removable media technology. The Luminex Fire Series software has a worldwide installed base including several of the world's largest mission-critical, multi-terabyte CD-ROM databases. Luminex is located in Riverside, CA and can be contacted by phone at 951/781-4100, by email at or by its web site at

Luminex Software, Inc.
6840 Indiana Avenue, Suite 130
Riverside, CA 92506

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