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ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim 9.5mm Drive II (Serial ATA) - Overview

ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim 9.5mm Drive II - Serial ATA (43N3292)

Features and specifications

ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim 9.5mm Drive II - Serial ATA (43N3292) features:

  • ThinkPad 9.5-mm form factor optical drive slides easily into the new native serial Ultrabay slot found in selected ThinkPad laptops and ThinkPad X200 UltraBase
  • Enhances the productivity of your ThinkPad computer
  • Reads CD or DVD media with its speedy data transfer rates of:
    • 24x maximum (CD-ROM, CD-R media)
    • 24x maximum (CD-RW media)
    • 8x maximum (DVD-ROM dual-layer/single-layer media )
    • 8x maximum (DVD-Video media)
  • Enables playback of DVD movies
  • Bevel on the bottom edge of the black bezel
  • Physical specifications:
    • Approximate height: 9.5 mm (0.374 in)
    • Approximate width: 128 mm (5.04 in)
    • Approximate length: 129 mm (5.08 in)
    • Approximate weight: 140 g (0.31 lb)


  • CD, DVD and BD drives list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.
  • Requires appropriate media. Some CD-R media supports storage of up to 700 MB.



1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)


Hardware compatibility
Machine - Models
ThinkPad T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T420s, T500
ThinkPad W500 All
ThinkPad X220, X220 Tablet via ThinkPad Ultrabase Series 3
ThinkPad X200, X201, X200s, X201s, X200 Tablet, X201 Tablet via ThinkPad X200 Ultrabase

Note: ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Enhanced 12.7mm Drive - SATA is available, and compatible to other ThinkPad systems

Media compatibility

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

: 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.


Software requirements

One of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows(R) Vista
  • Windows XP


  • ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive (Serial ATA)
  • Carrying Case
  • User's Guide and Software CD in the following languages: U.S. English Brazilian Portuguese French German Italian Japanese Simplified Chinese Spanish Traditional Chinese Czechoslovakian Slovak Turkish
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Laser Safety Guide


Agency approvals


Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Lenovo Support: Notebook Optical (CD, DVD, Multi-Burner, Blu-ray) Drives - Reference Guide - A list of other DVD, Multi-Burner, Blu-Ray internal or USB-attach external drives.
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

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Document ID : PD012234
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-75289
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