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ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay 2000 Drive - Overview

ThinkPad multiburner

Features and specifications

The new ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay 2000 Drive offers rewritable DVD technology suitable for archiving data or authoring DVD video content.

  • Supports the DVD Forum DVD-Multi Player/Recorder specifications to deliver compatibility with multiple DVD Forum approved formats (DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-ROM).
  • Write capability to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, and DVD-RW media.
  • Read capability of CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-Audio, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-Video, and DVD-RAM media.
  • Buffer underrun protection for reliable CD and DVD media burning.
  • Writes directly to DVD-RAM discs as a drive letter
  • Records DVD video to DVD-R for playback in most consumer DVD players
  • MPEG-2 decoding software for video and DVD playback
  • 2 MB memory buffer

Software includes:

  • WinDVD Creator Plus video editing and authoring software(2) for capturing, editing, and creating your own videos. Save your home videos to DVD-R discs that are compatible with most set-top consumer DVD players and most PC DVD drives.
  • Simple Backup software, enabling reliable system backup of up to 9.4 GB per DVD-RAM disc.
  • WinDVD software, providing playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD movies.
  • RecordNow CD burning software for recording to CD and DVD supported media.

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

(2) Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality. Software license agreements may apply.


1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Announce date: 12 Mar 2003
  • Planned availability date: 22 Apr 2003
  • Effective withdrawal date: 27 Apr 2004

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad R40 Series2722, 2723, 2724, 2681, 2682, 2683All
ThinkPad X24 Series *2660, 2662All
ThinkPad X30/X31Series **2672, 2673All
ThinkPad A30/A30p/A31/A31p Series2652, 2653, 2654All
ThinkPad T30 Series2366, 2367All
ThinkPad T23 Series2647, 2648All
ThinkPad Dock/Dock II2631, 2877All

* When installed in the ThinkPad UltraBase X2 Media Slice

** When installed in the ThinkPad X3 UltraBase

Media compatibility

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

Note: 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
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows 2000

  • ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay 2000 Drive
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety information book on CD
  • Carrying case
  • Super CD Disk 1 containing User's Guide, RecordNow, DLA, and Simple back-up applications
  • Super CD Disk 2 containing WinDVD and WinDVD creator plus applications

Agency approvals


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Document ID : PD013514
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-46337
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