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ThinkPad Ultrabay 9.5-mm DVD Burner IV - Overview and Service Parts

Features and specifications

ThinkPad Ultrabay 9.5mm DVD Burner IV is a single optical device which providing users with full optical read/write capability. The ThinkPad Ultrabay 9.5mm DVD Burner IV can be fitted into ThinkPad systems with a native 9.5mm serial media bay.

The ThinkPad Ultrabay 9.5-mm DVD Burner IV (0B47326) for ThinkPad laptops offers these features:

  • 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
  • 0.5 MB memory buffer underrun protection for reliable CD and DVD media recording
  • Includes PowerDVD Create for capturing, editing, and creating your own videos; PowerDVD 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
  • Physical specifications:
    • Approximate height: 9.5 mm (0.37 in)
    • Approximate width: 128 mm (5.0 in)
    • Approximate length: 127 mm (5 in)
    • Approximate weight: 128 g (0.28 lb)
  • Requires appropriate media.


Performance specifications:
Maximum data transfer rates:
  • Read speeds:
    • DVD-R/RW/ROM       8x/8x/8x max
    • DVD-R DL                   8x max
    • DVD-RAM (Ver.2.2) 2x, 3x, 6x
    • DVD+R/+RW              8x/8x max
    • DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) 4xmax.(Single/Dual layer)
    • DVD+R DL      8x max.
    • CD-R/RW/ROM          24x/24x/24x max.
    • CD-DA (DAE)             24x max.
  • Write speeds:
    • DVD-R 2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
    • DVD-R DL 2x CLV, 4x, 6x PCAV
    • DVD-RW 2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV
    • DVD-RAM 2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV(Ver.2.2) (12x Media: Not support)
    • DVD+R 2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV
    • DVD+R DL 2.4xCLV,4x.6xPCAV DVD+RW 2.4x,3.3x CLV, 4x, 8x ZCLV
    • CD-R 10xCLV,16xPCAV,24xCAV
    • CD-RW 4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV
    • High Speed: 10x CLV, Ultra Speed: 16x ZCLV,
    • Ultra Speed Plus : Not Supported)
  • Average access times:
    • DVD-ROM 200 ms
    •  (1/3 stroke)      CD-ROM
  • Sustained Transfer rate:
    • DVD-ROM 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.
    • CD-ROM 3,600 kB/s (24x) max
  • Burst Transfer mode:
    • SATA, Ultra DMA Mode 6
    • Multi word DMA Mode 2
    • PIO Mode 4
  • Support CD-Text read/write

1) CD and DVD drives list maximum rates. Rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.



* CD and DVD drives list maximum rates. Rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.


Physical specifications:
  • Approximate height: 9.5 mm (0.37 in)
  • Approximate width: 128 mm (5.0 in)
  • Approximate length: 127 mm (5 in)
  • Approximate weight: 128 g (0.28 lb)



1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 24 September 2013 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 24 September 2013 (Worldwide)


Hardware compatibility
ThinkPad Ultrabay 9.5-mm DVD Burner IV is supported on the following systems:
Description Machine Type Models
ThinkPad T440p (as of Sept 24, 2013) All All

Note: Please refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide for the complete list of supported systems.

Software requirements
  • Microsoft 8
  • Windows 7


CD and DVD format compatibility
DVD-R (4.7GB)
DVD-R DL (Format1/4)
PhotoCD (multiSession)
Video CD
CD-Extra (CD+)
Hybrid SACD

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

  • ThinkPad Ultrabay 9.5-mm DVD Burner IV
  • Safety information poster
    • Warranty poster
    • Important note
  • User guide on CD
  • CD containing User's Guide, Power DVD, PowerDVD Create.



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

  • U.S. English
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • 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: 15% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating environment
  • Temperature: -30 deg to 60 deg C (-22 deg to 140 deg F)
  • Relative humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)


Agency approvals
  • CE
  • CSA
  • TUV
  • UL
  • KC
  • C-Tick
  • BSMI
  • VCCI
  • FCC


Service Parts
  • Description: A description of the product.
  • Geography: The geography where the product is available.
  • Marketing part number: The marketing part number is the part number used for purchasing the product.
  • Service part number (FRU): The service part number for the product or one of the product's components.
DescriptionGeographyMarketing part numberReplacement part number (FRU)
ThinkPad Ultrabay 9.5-mm DVD Burner IV Worldwide 0B47326


Additional product information
Publications - Instruction manuals for your product
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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