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Thinkpad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive - Overview
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At a glance

Thinkpad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive (73P3270) features:

  • Read CD or DVD media with its speedy data transfer rates
  • Play back DVD movies and run or install DVD software at up to 8x maximum* DVD data transfer rates

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

Warranty

1 year Limited - customer carry-in exchange

Packaging

You will receive one box containing the following items:

  • ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive
  • Carrying Case
  • User's Guide and Software CD (part #73P327A), in the following languages:
    - U.S. English
    - Brazilian Portuguese
    - French
    - German
    - Italian
    - Japanese
    - Simplified Chinese
    - Spanish
    - Traditional Chinese
    - Czechoslovakian
    - Slovak
    - Turkish
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Laser Safety Guide

Product dates

Worldwide

  • Availability Date: October 2003
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: December 2008

Technical specifications

Performance specifications as known at time of announcement

  • Access speed:
    - DVD: 130 ms
    - CD-ROM: 110 ms
  • Read speed:
    - 24x maximum using CD media
    - 8x maximum using DVD media
  • Buffer memory: 2 MB
  • Operating shock read: 15G/11 ms
  • Non-operating shock: 100G/11 ms

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

Weight

  • lbs: .40
  • g: 198
Height
  • inches: .37
  • mm: 9.5
Width
  • inches: 5.04
  • mm: 128
Depth
  • inches: 5.08
  • mm: 129

Operating temperature

  • between 5 degrees Celsius and 35 degrees Celsius
  • between 41 degrees Fahrenheit and 95 degrees Fahrenheit

Relative humidity

  • Operating: between 10% and 80% (non-condensing)

Agency approvals

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

Hardware compatibility

The ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive supports the following systems:

DescriptionMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad T40/T41 Series2373, 2374, 2378, 2379All
ThinkPad R50 Series1829, 1830, 1831, 1836All
ThinkPad Dock II *2877All
ThinkPad T30, X30/X31, R40 Series *2366, 2367, 2884, 2885, 2681, 2682, 2683, 2896, 2722, 2723, 2724, 2897, 2672, 2673All

* When installed with the optional ThinkPad Slim Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 (X Series also requires the appropriate X Series Ultrabase).

Supported operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

NOTE: Limited support is provided for Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows NT 4.0.

Compatibility

Some configurations may not be compatible. Also, some DVD-R and DVD-RW media brands may not be compatible.

Installation time

Approximately 10 minutes.

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