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LG unveils a Super Multi DVD recorder

Seoul, Korea, March 29, 2005 -- LG Electronics (CEO: S. S. Kim / 06657.KS) unveiled the world's first Super Multi DVD recorder (model: RCS-7700).

Seoul, Korea, March 29, 2005 -- LG Electronics (CEO: S. S. Kim / 06657.KS) unveiled the world's first Super Multi DVD recorder (model: RCS-7700).

The Super Multi DVD recorder supports all storage standards for DVD-R/DVD-RW and DVD-RAM, eliminating limitations in recording formats from the competitive market and maximizing user convenience.

The model enables recording on DVD+R double-layer discs, enabling recording eleven hours of video data, this is approximately twice the capacity of existing products. It can likewise perform time shift functions designed to record and simultaneously play the previously recorded video.

Also, the product enables copying from DVD to VCR or vice versa,
and its 8-in-2 multi memory-card slots allow a direct link to eight memory cards such as SMC / CF / MD / MMC / SD / MS / MS Pro / xD to play stored photos (JPEG), music (MP3 / WMA), DivX and other files.

In addition, the RCS-7700 has an IEEE1394 input, allowing for an easy link to a digital camcorder to copy and edit in DVD and VCR.

Park Kyung-soo, Vice President of the AV division at LG Electronics, said, "We unveiled world's first Super Multi DVD recorder that supports DVD-R/DVD-RW and DVD-RAM. We will further expand Super Multi functions in the DVD recorder, and this will provide a driving force for us to become a global top 1 in the field of DVD recorders."

Meanwhile, LG Electron
ics showcased this model at CES in January and CeBIT in March of this year, introducing it to customers in North America and Europe. The company will begin mass-production of the Super Multi DVD recorder starting this month, and will sell the product beginning in North America, Japan and Europe.


- CF: Compact Flash
- MD: Micro Drive
- SD: Secure Digital Card
- SMC: Smart Media Card
- MMC: Multimedia Card
- MS: Memory Stick
- MS Pro: Memory Stick Pro
- xD: xD Picture Card

About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea Stock Exchange: 06657.KS) is a global force in electronics, information and communications products with 2004 annual sales of US $38 billion (consolidated)
. With more than 66,000 employees working in 76 subsidiaries in 39 countries around the world, LG Electronics is comprised of four main business companies including Digital Display, Digital Media, Digital Appliance, and Mobile Communications.

LG Electronics Digital Media Company provides digitally integrated products such as Audio Video systems, optical storage, PC and car infotainment focusing on next-generation businesses. For more information please visit