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Thinkpad CD-RW/DVD ROM Combo IV Ultrabay 2000 Drive - Overview

CD-RW/DVD ROM Combo IV

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At a Glance

The ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo IV Ultrabay 2000 Drive delivers added functionality to your ThinkPad notebook. It slides easily in and out of the Ultrabay 2000 bay found in the ThinkPad T, R, and A Series notebooks, the ThinkPad Dock, and the UltraBase X2/X3 media slice (X Series only).

This new ThinkPad drive lets you play and record CD music and data, install software, and read optical-based information. Easy-to-use RecordNow and DLA CD recording software and WinDVD movie navigator software are included.

Multiple media options are now available in one slim drive. You can store substantial amounts of data on a single standard CD-R or CD-RW with the drive's 700 MB capacity. This innovative drive also enables you to:

  • Read or write data with its speedy maximum data transfer rates of:
    • 24x Max (writing to CD-R media)
    • 10x Max (writing to CD-RW media)
    • 24x Max (reading CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW media)
    • 8x Max (reading DVD media)
  • View DVD movies and read DVD data
  • Burn, install, and play CDs

Warranty

1 year Limited - customer carry-in exchange

Packaging

You will receive one box containing the following items:

  • ThinkPad CD-RW DVD Combo IV Ultrabay 2000 Drive
  • Carrying Case
  • User's Guide CD part number 22P7007 in the following languages:
    • U.S. English
    • Brazilian Portuguese
    • French
    • German
    • Italian

Product dates

Worldwide

  • Announce date: 28 Jan 2003
  • Planned availability date: 28 Feb 2003
  • Effective withdrawal date: 28 Apr 2006

Technical specifications

Performance specifications as known at time of announcement

  • Access speed: 180 ms
  • Write speed: 24x maximum CD-R, 10x maximum CD-RW
  • Read speed: 24x maximum using CD media, 8x maximum using DVD media
  • Buffer memory: 2 MB

Physical, environmental, and compatibility specifications as known at time of announcement

Weight:

  • 0.662 lb
  • 300 g

Height:

  • inches: 0.56
  • mm: 14.2

Width:

  • inches: 5.13
  • mm: 130.4

Depth:

  • inches: 5.68
  • mm: 144.3

Operating temperature

  • Between 5 degrees celsius and 50 degrees celsius
  • Between 41 degrees fahrenheit and 122 degrees fahrenheit

Relative humidity

  • Operating: between 10% and 80%

Agency approvals

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

Hardware Compatibility

The Thinkpad CD-RW/DVD ROM Combo IV Ultrabay 2000 Drive is supported on the following Systems:

  • ThinkPad R Series (2656, 2657, 2658, 2659, 2676, 2677, 2681, 2682, 2683)
  • ThinkPad X Series (2660, 2661, 2662, 2672, 2673)
  • ThinkPad A Series (2628, 2629, 2633, 2655, 2663, 2664, 2652, 2653, 2654)
  • ThinkPad T Series (2366, 2367, 2647, 2648)
  • ThinkPad Dock (2631)

Compatibility

The ThinkPad Combo IV Ultrabay 2000 Drive is compatible with the following CD and DVD formats:

  • DVD-RAM Version 1.0 (2.6 GB) (read) and Version 2.1 (4.7/9.4 GB) (read)
  • DVD-ROM Version 1.0 (4.7/8.5 GB) (read)
  • DVD-R Version 1.0 (3.9 GB) and Version 2.0 (for Authoring, 4.7 GB) (read)
  • DVD-R Version 2.0 (for General, 4.7 GB) (read)
  • DVD-RW Version 1.1 (4.7 GB) (read)
  • CD-RW (read and write)
  • CD-R (read and write)
  • CD-ROM mode-1 data
  • CD-ROM mode-2 data
  • CD-ROM XA
  • CD Audio
  • CD-I
  • Photo CD multisession
  • Video CD
  • CD-Extra
  • CD-TEXT

Supported operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

Limitations

ThinkPad A21e and A22e (2655) do not support DVD playback under Microsoft Windows NT.



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