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ThinkCentre and Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (Serial ATA) - Overview

ThinkCentre Super Multi-Burner Serial ATA

Features and specifications

The ThinkCentre and Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Serial ATA Drive (41N5620) offers:

  • Increased burn speeds compared to the previous offering - burns DVDs at up to 16x(1) (22 MB/sec)(2)
  • Supports writing DVD+R Double Layer and DVD-R Dual Layer media
  • Burns CD-R and CD-RW discs
  • Buffer underrun protection - helps reduce write errors
  • Includes the following software:
    • InterVideo WinDVD Creator Version 3.1
    • Multimedia Center for Think Offerings Version 2.2
    • Sonic UDF Reader Version 5.2
    • InterVideo WinDVD Version 8
    • Roxio Creator Business Edition Version 10

Notes:

  • When referring to DVD-writing, one X is approximately equal to 1380 KB/s.
  • CD/DVD drive speeds list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.
  • Software may differ from its retail version, and may not include user manuals or all program functions. Software license agreements may apply.

Read
MediaSpeedData Transfer Rate
4.7/9.4 GB DVD-RAM 5x-3x PCAV 6.9 - 4.2 MB/s
2.6 GB DVD-RAM 2x ZCLV 2.7 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-ROM 16x CAV 22.1 - 6.8 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD-ROM 8x CAV 11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-R 16x CAV 22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-RW 8x CAV 11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+R 16x CAV 22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD+R DL 8x CAV 11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+RW 8x CAV 11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
CD-ROM 40x CAV 6.0 - 2.5 MB/s
CD-R 40x CAV 6.0 - 2.5 MB/s
CD-RW 40x CAV 6.0 - 2.5 MB/s

Write
MediaSpeedData Transfer Rate
4.7/9.4 GB DVD-RAM 5x-3x PCAV 6.9 - 4.2 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-R 16x PCAV 22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD-R DL 4x ZCLV 5.5 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-RW 6x CLV 8.3 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+R 16x PCAV 22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD+R DL 8x ZCLV 11.0 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+RW 8x ZCLV 11.0 MB/s
CD-R 40x CAV 6.0 - 2.4 MB/s
CD-RW 32x ZCLV 3.6 MB/s

Note: CD/DVD drive speeds list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.

Performance specifications
  • Maximum burst data transfer rates:
    • SATA: 1.5 Gb/s
  • Average access times:
    • CD-ROM/R: 120 ms
    • DVD-ROM/R: 140 ms
    • DVD-RAM: 200 ms
LightScribe™ labeling feature supported when using LightScribe compatible media.

Physical specifications
  • Height: 41 mm (1.6 in)
  • Width: 146 mm (5.85 in)
  • Length: 165 mm (6.5 in)
  • Weight: 800 g (1.8 lb)

Warranty

1 year Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 26 Sep 2006 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 29 Sep 2006 (Worldwide)
  • Effective withdrawal date: 19 March 2013

Hardware compatibility
Description
Machine - Models
ThinkCentre A57, A57e, A58, A58e, A61, A61e, A62, A63, A70, A85
All
ThinkCentre M55, M55p Small Form Factor (SFF), Desktop, Tower
All
ThinkCentre M55e Small Form Factor (SFF)
All
ThinkCentre M57, M57p SFF, Desktop, Tower
All
ThinkCentre M57 Eco Ultra Small Form Factor (USFF)
All
ThinkCentre M57e, M58e
All
ThinkCentre M58, M58p Eco USFF, SFF, Tower*
All
ThinkCentre M70e, M75e
All
ThinkCentre M81 SFF, Tower*
All
ThinkCentre M90, M90p, M91, M91p Eco USFF, SFF, Tower*
All
ThinkStation E20, E30, S10, D10, S20, D20
All

Note:

  • ThinkCentre A85, M58, M81, M90, M91: This option does not include: optical metal retainer clips or ThinkCentre, ThinkStation unique plastic system bezels. If the option is not replacing an existing optical, customers may be required to obtain the optical metal retainer clips (ODD Retainer) or ThinkCentre, ThinkStation unique plastic system bezels (ODD Bezel Kit). Refer to the ThinkCentre or ThinkStation Hardware Maintenance Manual for system part numbers for the ODD Retainer and ODD Bezel Kit..Contact Lenovo Service parts to order individual system parts.
  • ThinkCentre All-In-One (AIO): This option is not supported in ThinkCentre All-In-One (AIO) systems. This includes: A70z, M70z, and M90z.
DVD and CD Formats Compatibility

 

  • DVD-ROM: 4.7 GB (single layer) 8.5 GB (dual layer)
  • DVD-R: 4.7 GB (V2.0 for Authoring: read only) 4.7 GB (V2.1 for General: read and write) (DL) 8.5 GB (V3.0)
  • DVD-RW: 4.7 GB (V1.2/ Rev. 1.0, 2.0, 3.0)
  • DVD-RAM: 2.6 GB/side (V1.0: read only) 1.46 GB/side, 4.7 GB/side (V2.2)
  • DVD+R: 4.7 GB (V1.3) (DL) 8.5 GB (V1.1)
  • DVD+RW: 4.7 GB (Vol. 1/V1.3, Vol. 2/V1.0)
  • CD-ROM Mode-1 data disc
  • CD-ROM Mode-2 data disc
  • CD-ROM XA, CD-I, Photo-CD Multi-Session, Video CD
  • CD-Audio Disc
  • Mixed mode CD-ROM disc (data and audio)
  • CD-Extra
  • CD-Text
  • CD-R (Conforming to "Orange Book Part 2": Read and write)
  • CD-RW (Conforming to "Orange Book Part 3": Read and write)

To learn what media is compatible with this product, please view Information about CD and DVD media types for more details.

Notes:

  1. 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.
  2. Some software configurations may not be compatible with all media.

Software requirements

The ThinkCentre and Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (Serial ATA) is compatible with:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Mircosoft Window 7

Packaging
  • ThinkCentre and Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (Serial ATA)
  • User's Guide and software CDs
  • SATA cable
  • Mounting screws (4)
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Safety information book
This option does not include: optical metal retainer clips or ThinkCentre, ThinkStation unique plastic system bezels. If the option is not replacing an existing optical, customers may be required to obtain the optical metal retainer clips (ODD Retainer) or ThinkCentre, ThinkStation unique plastic system bezels (ODD Bezel Kit). Refer to the ThinkCentre or ThinkStation Hardware Maintenance Manual for system part numbers for the ODD Retainer and ODD Bezel Kit..Contact Lenovo Service parts to order individual system parts.

Agency approvals
  • (United States and Canada) FCC label, UL mark, CUL mark
  • (Europe Middle East and Africa) European Union -- CE MARK, TUV, SEMKO
  • (Asia Pacific) Australia/New Zealand -- C-Tick, Korea -- Korean MIC label, Taiwan -- BSMI, Japan -- VCCI

Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
User's guide - Instruction manual for your product
Lenovo Support: Desktop Optical (CD, DVD, Multi-Burner, Blu-ray)- Reference Guide list - A list of other desktop opticals


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Country Availability
AvailableWorldwide
Document ID : PD013468
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-65993
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