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6X MAX Black Internal IDE DVD-ROM Drive - Overview
General information
The 6X MAX (1) Black (2) Internal IDE DVD-ROM Drive is a stand-alone drive that provides read-only function for data on DVD media (3) with capacities from 4.7 GB up to 17 GB. The 32X-14X CD-ROM function, also part of the capability of the 6X MAX DVD-ROM Drive, provides an optical solution that can handle today's mainstream CD-ROM applications. This drive is equipped to advance to the new applications of DVD-ROM technology of today and the future. To enable MPEG2 video playback, you must install the PCI MPEG2 Video Decoder Card (33L5009).
(1) 6X-2X variable read rate. Actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible.
(2) The black color of the drive matches the IntelliStation and Netfinity systems.
(3) Media with approximately 9 GB to 17 GB capacity requires physically removing, turning over, and reinserting the media disc.
The 6X MAX Black Internal IDE DVD-ROM Drive features:
  • 5.25-inch half-height size
  • Enhanced IDE (ATAPI) bus interface
  • 14-32X CAV read speed of CD-ROM and CD-Recordable media
  • 6X-2X CAV read speed of DVD-ROM media
  • Supports read-only DVD-RAM discs (2.6 GB/side)
  • 100 ms average CD-ROM access time (14X-32X CAV)
  • 120 ms average DVD-ROM access time
  • 512 KB data buffer
  • RPC phase 2 support
  • Low vibration and acoustic noise
  • Vertical or horizontal mount
  • 12 cm and 8 cm disc compatibility (8 cm horizontal mount only)
  • Convenient tray loading
  • Front panel audio jack and volume control
  • Limited one-year warranty
Warranty: 1 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange
One box containing...
  • 1 - Black DVD-ROM
  • 1 - IDE cable
  • 2 - Internal Audio cables
  • 1 - Bezel
  • 4 - Mounting Screws
  • 1 - Owner's manual
  • 1 - Safety manual
Marketing and FRU Part Numbers
  • Marketing part number -> 33L5003
  • FRU part number -> 37L5787
Additional Part Numbers
Part number(s) for ordering multiple quantities:
Associated Part(s):
IDE cable
  • Marketing part number ->
  • FRU part number -> 92F0424
  • Applicable to -> World Wide
  Audio cable M-P(4 w)
  • FRU part number -> 10H2924
  • Applicable to -> World Wide
  Audio cable M-M
  • FRU part number -> 00K8155
  • Applicable to -> World Wide
  Bezel pack
  • FRU part number -> 12J6473
  • Applicable to -> World Wide
Product Dates
  • Announce Date-> 7/13/1999
  • Planned Availability Date-> 7/30/1999
  • Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable
  • Effective Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable
Technical Specifications
Performance Specifications as known at time of announcement:
MTBF (25% duty): 100,000 POH
Sustained data transfer rate
  • 6X MAX (DVD-ROM): 8100KB/s
  • Mode 1 (14-32X, CAV CD-ROM read): 2100-4800KB/s
Burst data transfer rate
  • ATA PIO Mode 4: 16.6 MB/s
Average access time
  • Including latency (CD/CAV): 100 ms
  • Including latency (DVD): 120 ms
Physical, Environmental, and Compatibility Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Weight: * lbs (* kg)
Height: 1.7 inches (42 mm)
Width: 5.8 inches (146 mm)
Depth: 8.0 inches (203 mm)
Operating Temperature:
  • low of 5 degrees Celcius to a high of 45 degrees Celcius
  • low of 41 degrees Farenheit to a high of 113 degrees Farenheit
  Relative Humidity:
  • Operating: low of 10% to a high of 90% (non-condensing)
  Agency Approvals:
United States, Latin America, Canada
  • FCC
  Europe, Middle East, Africa
  Asia Pacific
  • Australia/New Zealand -- C-Tick
  • Korea -- Korean MIC
  ENERGY STAR-Compliant:No. The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.
Hardware Requirements
The 6X MAX Black Internal IDE DVD-ROM Drive is supported on all models of the following platforms:  
  • IntelliStation Z PRO (6865) Note 1
  • IntelliStation M PRO (6898,6888, 6889) Note 1
  • IntelliStation E PRO (6893) Note 1
  • Netfinity 5000 (8659)
  • Netfinity 5500 (8660)
  Note 1: All models with PII processors 133 MHZ and above are supported. The color of the supplied drive and bezel is black.
Hardware requirements for other systems:
The 6X MAX Black Internal IDE DVD-ROM Drive is supported in AT-compatible PCs with available IDE ports that adhere to the Enhanced IDE Interface (ATA-2 or later).
Supported Operating Systems:
  • Windows(R) 95
  • Windows(R) 98
  • Windows NT(R) 4.0
  • Dos 6.0, or later
  • OS/2 Warp 3.0, or later
The 6X MAX Black Internal IDE DVD-ROM Drive is compatible with the following CD formats:  
  • CD-ROM mode-1 data discs
  • CD-ROM XA discs
  • CD Audio discs
  • CD-I discs
  • Photo CD discs
  • Video CD discs
  • CD-R discs
  • CD-RW discs
  • DVD-ROM discs
  • DVD-RAM discs (2.6 GB/side), read only
  The 6X MAX DVD-ROM Internal IDE Drive is compatible with a broad mix of third-party systems. Some vendor specific mounting hardware may be required.
Note: All configurations may not be compatible.
Document Note(s):
  1. The symbol * is used to denote that the information is currently unavailable for this product.
  2. All dates are represented in the US English format of mm/dd/yyyy (where mm=month, dd=day, yyyy=year).
  3. FRU stands for Field Replacement Unit. It is the part number used for ordering service/replacement parts.
  4. Effective Withdrawal means that on the given date the products will have been withdrawn from marketing. After that date, the product can not be obtained directly.

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