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ThinkPad Ultrabay DVD Burner 12.7mm Enhanced Drive III - Overview
Features and specifications
  • Complies with DVD Forum and DVD-Multi-Recorder specification
  • Records data and video to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R double layer, and DVD-R dual layer media
  • MPEG-2 decoding software for video and DVD playback
  • 2 MB memory buffer underrun protection for reliable CD and DVD media(1) recording.
  • Includes Corel Win DVD 10, Burn Now & DVD Movie Factory for capturing, editing, and creating your own videos. Win DVD 10 for software for playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD movies.
  • Operates natively in the ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced media bay
  • Stores large amounts of data and video on DVD and CD media
  • SATA Interface
  • Includes one-year limited warranty

 

Performance specifications:
Maximum data transfer rates:
  • Write speeds:
    • CD-R media - 24X (3.52 MB/Sec)
    • CD-RW media - 16X (2.34 MB/Sec)
    • High-speed CD-RW media - 10X (1.46 MB/Sec)
    • Ultra-speed CD-RW media - 16X (2.34 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-RW media - 6X (8.31 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+RW media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-RAM media - 5X (6.93 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+R double layer media - 6X (8.31 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-R dual layer media - 6X (8.31 MB/Sec)
  • Read speeds:
    • CD-ROM media - 24X (3.52 MB/Sec)
    • CD-R media - 24X (3.52 MB/Sec)
    • CD-RW media - 24X (3.52 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-ROM single layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-ROM dual layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-RW media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+RW media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-RAM media - 5X (6.93 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+R double layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-R dual layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
  • Average access times (Typical Random):
    • CD-ROM: 140 ms
    • DVD-ROM: 160 ms

 

Physical specifications:
  • Approximate height: 12.7 mm (0.5 in)
  • Approximate width: 128 mm (5.0 in)
  • Approximate length: 129 mm (5.09 in)
  • Approximate weight: 185 g (0.41 lb)

 

Warranty

1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 05 Jun 2012 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 05 Jun 2012 (Worldwide)

 

Hardware compatibility
Description Machine Type Models
ThinkPad T420, T430 All All
ThinkPad T510, T520, T530 All All
ThinkPad W510, W520, W530 All All
ThinkPad W700, W701 All All

 

Software requirements
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7

 

CD and DVD format compatibility
DVD DVD-ROM: 4.7GB (Single Layer)
8.5GB (Dual Layer)
DVD-R: 3.95GB (Ver. 1.0: read only)
4.7GB (Ver. 2.0 for Authoring: read only)
4.7GB (Ver. 2.1 for General: read & write)
8.5GB (Ver. 3.0) (Dual Layer)
DVD-RW: 4.7GB (Ver. 1.2/ Rev 1.0, 2.0, 3.0)
DVD-RAM: 4.7GB/side (Ver. 2.2)
DVD+R: 4.7GB (Ver. 1.3)
8.5GB (Ver. 1.1) (Dual Layer)
DVD+RW: 4.7GB (Vol.1 Ver.1.3)
CD 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 & write)
CD-RW (Conforming to “Orange Book Part 3”: read & write)

Note: Some software configurations may not be compatible with all media. Also, some DVD+R and DVD+RW media brands may not be compatible.

 

Packaging
  • ThinkPad Ultrabay DVD Burner 12.7mm Enhanced Drive III (0A65625)
  • Safety information poster
  • User guide on CD
  • Super CD containing User's Guide, BurnNow, DVD movie factory, Core WinDVD applications

 

Publications

The User's Guide Super CD Disk is shipped with each drive and is available in the following languages:

  • U.S. English
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Czech
  • Slovak
  • Turkish

The Publication Notification System (PNS) is not available.

 

Operating environment
  • Temperature: 5 deg to 50 deg C (41 deg to 122 deg F)
  • Relative humidity: 8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating environment
  • Temperature: -20 deg to 60 deg C (-4 deg to 140 deg F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

 

Agency approvals
  • CE
  • CSA
  • TUV
  • UL
  • MIC
  • C-Tick
  • BSMI

 

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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