Mitsubishi Electric Australia has launched its Diamond Data CD rewriter, the DD481648. Featuring a maximum 48x recording speed to CD-R, 16x recording to CD-RW discs and 48x maximum read speed, the drive is targeted at home and business users. The drive comes bundled with Nero 5.5 software, which allows users to drag and drop from Windows folders onto the CD and write to disk with a few clicks of the mouse. Mitsubishi has incorporated its BurnProtection buffer under-run technology into the device. The Mitsubishi Electric DD481648 CD Writer has a recommended retail price of $179 and is available immediately.