ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim 9.5mm Drive II (SATA) - Overview
Features and specifications
The ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim 9.5mm Drive II - SATA (43N3229):
Supports read/write compatibility with multiple CD and DVD approved formats including (CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R Double Layer, DVD-R Dual Layer media).
Provides buffer underrun protection for reliable CD and DVD media recording.
Reads or writes data with speedy maximum data transfer rates of:
24X maximum (write to CD-R)
16X maximum (write to CD-RW)
8X maximum (write to DVD-R)
4X maximum (write to DVD-R DL)
6X maximum (write to DVD-RW)
8X maximum (write to DVD+R)
4X maximum (write to DVD+R DL)
8X maximum (write to DVD+RW)
5X maximum (write to DVD-RAM)
8X maximum (read CD-ROM)
24X maximum (read DVD-ROM)
Includes the following software package:
WinDVD Creator Plus video editing and authoring software for capturing, editing, and creating your own videos. Save your home videos to DVD-R discs that are compatible with most set-top consumer DVD players and most PC DVD drives.
WinDVD software for playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD movies.
Multimedia Center for Think Offerings burning software for recording to CD and DVD supported media.
Maximum data transfer rates:
CD-R media - 24X ZCLV (3.69 MB/Sec)
CD-RW media - 4X CLV (0.61 MB/Sec)
High-speed CD-RW media - 10X CLV (1.53 MB/Sec)
Ultra-speed CD-RW media - 16X ZCLV (2.46 MB/Sec)
DVD-R media - 8X CAV (11.08 MB/Sec)
DVD-R DL - 4X ZCLV (5.54 MB/Sec)
DVD+R media - 8X CAV (11.08 MB/Sec)
DVD+R DL - 4X ZCLV (5.54 MB/Sec)
DVD-RW media - 6X ZCLV (8.31 MB/Sec)
DVD+RW media - 6X ZCLV (8.31 MB/Sec)
DVD-RAM media - 5X PCAV (6.93 MB/Sec)
CD-ROM - 24X CAV (3.69 MB/Sec)
DVD-ROM - 8X CAV (11.08 MB/Sec)
Maximum Burst data transfer rates:
Ultra DMA Mode 6: 133 MB/s
Multiword DMA Mode 2: 16.6 MB/s
ATA PIO Mode 4: 16.6 MB/s
Average access times:
CD-ROM: 150 ms (typical)
DVD-ROM: 180 ms (typical)
Bevel on the bottom edge of the black bezel
Approximate height: 9.5 mm (0.37 in)
Approximate width: 129 mm (5.08 in)
Approximate length: 131 mm (5.15 in)
Approximate weight: 140 g (0.3 lb)
1: CD and DVD drives list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.
1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)
Announce date: 23 Jun 2009 (Worldwide)
Planned availability date: 26 Jun 2009 (Worldwide)
Note: Some software configurations may not be compatible with all media. Also, some DVD+R and DVD+RW media brands may not be compatible.
To learn what media is compatible with this product, please view Information about CD and DVD media types for more details. Note: CD and DVD drive formats are located on the product and should be matched with the description(s) on the Information about CD and DVD media type document.
Microsoft Windows XP
ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive II (Serial ATA)
Quick Start Guide
Safety information book on CD
Super CD containing User's Guide, WinDVD, WinDVD Creator and Multi MediaCentre applications