The NEC ND1300A DVD burner was announced by NEC in February 2003.
Click here for detailed specifications of the NEC ND1300A.
There are also ND1000A and ND1100A drives which share the same hardware but are limited to writing only to DVD+R/RW discs.
CD Freaks published a drive review of the Plextor PX-504A which is a NEC ND-1100A OEM drive.
The following firmwares are available for download here:
Overview on the used writing strategies