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Important Note:

All Roland VS-2480's are 99.9% the same.

The Roland VS-2480HD (or simply VS-2480) was the first model produced and uses an external CDR burner to burn audio CD's, export .wav files, and back-up projects (via an external SCSI port on the back). This SCSI port can also be used to attach an external HD unit for additional (and faster) back-up storage.

The Roland VS-2480CD was the 2nd model, which simply used an internal (built-in) CD Burner, instead of an external burner. It still has the SCSI port on the back, and can use external SCSI devices as well.

The Roland VS-2480DVD is the current model. Instead of a built in CDR, the 2480DVD has a built-in DVD/CDR combo drive. This gives the 2480DVD all of the same functions of the 2480CD PLUS the ability to back-up projects to 4.7GB DVD-R disks.

The VS-2480DVD uses the latest 2.504 Operating System which gives it it's DVD burning capabilities.

However... ALL 2480's can be upgraded to OS 2.504 and ALL can have DVD burning capabilities!

If you are considering purchasing a new Roland VS-2480DVD, you may want to look into obtaining a pre-owned 2480HD or 2480CD... and adding an External DVD Burner.

Doing this will save you some serious $$$... and in the end, you will have all the functionality of the 2480DVD, but at a huge cost savings.

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