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Desktop Super Multi-Burner - Overview

Features and specifications

The next generation of Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (0A65618) eliminates the need to choose between competing recordable DVD formats and CD format. This drive supports all formats released by the DVD Forum and DVD+RW Alliance, including DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-R dual layer, DVD-RW, DVD+R,DVD+R double layer, and DVD+RW media. The drive also supports CD-R and CD-RW media.

A comprehensive software bundle helps you get the most out of this new drive. Software includes:

  • DVD Movie Factory video editing and authoring software for captur- ing, editing, and creating your own videos. Save your home videos to DVD-Recordable discs that are compatible with most set-top con- sumer DVD players and most PC DVD drives.
  • WinDVD by Intervideo for playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD movies.
  • Burn Now burning software for recording to CD and DVD supported media.

Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (Serial ATA)

  • Increased burn speeds compared to the previous offering - burns DVDs at up to 16x(2) (22 MB/sec)(3)
  • Supports writing DVD+R Double Layer and DVD-R Dual Layer media
  • Burns CD-R and CD-RW discs
  • Buffer underrun protection - Helps to reduce write errors
  • Comprehensive software (1) bundle completes the solution
  • One-year limited warranty
  1. Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functions Software license agreements may apply.
  2. When referring to DVD-writing, one X is approximately equal to 1380 KB/s.
  3. CD/DVD drive speeds list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.


Performance specifications
  • Maximum sustained data transfer rates:
    • Read:
      • 4.7 GB DVD-ROM: 16x CAV
      • 8.5 GB DVD-ROM: 8x CAV
      • 4.7 GB DVD-R: 16x CAV
      • 4.7 GB DVD-RW: 12x CAV
      • 4.7 GB DVD+R: 16x CAV
      • 8.5 GB DVD+R DL: 12x CAV
      • 8.5 GB DVD-R DL: 12x CAV
      • 4.7 GB DVD-RAM 12x PCAV
      • 4.7 GB DVD+RW: 12x CAV
      • CD-ROM: 48x CAV
      • CD-R: 48x CAV
      • CD-RW: 40x CAV
    • Write:
      • 4.7 GB DVD-R: 16x CAV
      • 8.5 GB DVD-R DL 12x CAV
      • 4.7 GB DVD-RW: 6x CLV
      • 4.7 GB DVD+R: 16x CAV
      • 8.5 GB DVD+R DL:12x CAV
      • 4.7 GB DVD+RW: 8x ZCLV
      • CD-R: 48x CAV
      • CD-RW: 24xZCLV
  • Maximum burst data transfer rates:
    • SATA: 3Gb/s
  • Average random access times:
    • CD: 100 ms
    • DVD: 100ms


Physical specifications
  • Height: 41.3 mm (1.63 in)
  • Width: 146.0 mm (5.75 in)
  • Length: 170 mm (6.70 in)
  • Weight: 900 g (1.98 lb)
  • Reliability: 70,000 POH at 25% duty cycle in room temp


Operating Environment
  • Temperature: 5 deg to 50deg (C) (41 deg to 122deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 15% to 80% (non-condensing)



1 Year- Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 23 Aug 2011 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 23 Aug 2011 (Worldwide)


Agency approvals

United States, Canada, Latin America

  • FCC label
  • CUL mark
  • DHHS
  • CB


  • European Union -- CE MARK
  • TUV


  • Australia/New Zealand -- C-Tick
  • Korea -- Korean KCClabel
  • Taiwan -- BSMI


Hardware requirement
The Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (Serial ATA) is supported on the following systems:
Description Machine Type - Model
ThinkCentre M90 All
ThinkCentre M91 All
ThinkCentre M58 All
ThinkCentre M70e All
ThinkCentre M81 All
ThinkCentre A70 All
ThinkCentre M70e All
ThinkCentre A85 All
ThinkStation D/C/S/E20 All
ThinkStation E30 All


Software Requirement
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7



The Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (Se- rial ATA) is compatible with the following DVD and CD formats:

  • 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 Gen- eral: 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)

NOTE: Some software configurations may not be compatible with all media.


  • Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive (Serial ATA)
  • User's Guide and software CDs
  • SATA cable
  • Mounting screws
  • Warranty and safety poster


Additional Information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.
Hints and Tips for Lenovo Super Multi-Burner Drive
Desktop Optical (CD, DVD, Multi-Burner, Blu-ray)- Reference Guide  - A list of other desktop opticals

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