From: Swartz, Charles (CSwartz_at_unex.ucla.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 10 1997 - 23:14:01 EDT
Think you'll find you can get the 8x Panasonic (KXL-783A) for under
$299. I bought one for my 560 from CDW and am very pleased. It has
some fairly good speakers (nice for presentations) and plug-and-played
Sent: Monday, June 09, 1997 11:32 AM
Subject: Experience with EXP CD-ROM drive?
I'm contemplating buying a 4x PCMCIA CD-ROM drive to use with my
Thinkpad 560. I'm considering buying a unit made by EXP that
$160, compared with $299 for units from Sony (a 6x) and
One difference is that the EXP unit weighs 3 lbs, but I'm not
on moving it, anyway; I just want something faster than a
Has anyone had experience with this unit? EXP claims that it is
compatible--is anybody using it with a 560? Am I better off
the extra $140 to buy the Sony or Panasonic?
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