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Thinkpad Multi-Burner Ultrabay Enhanced Drive - Overview
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Lenovo Support: 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.
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At a glance

Features:

  • 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
  • Enhanced IDE (ATAPI) Interface
  • Adapter for operation in supported ThinkPad Ultrabay 2000 media bays

Warranty

1 year Limited - customer carry-in exchange

Packaging

You will receive one box containing the following items:

  • ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay Enhanced Drive
  • ThinkPad Enhanced Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety information book on CD
  • Carrying case
  • Super CD containing User's Guide, RecordNow, DLA, Simple Backup,WinDVD, and WinDVD Creator Plus applications

Product dates

Worldwide

  • Announce date: 28 October 2003
  • Planned availability date: 18 November 2003 (United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa)
  • Planned availability date: 25 November 2003 (Asia Pacific)
  • Withdrawal date: 26 October 2004
  • Effective withdrawal date: 26 October 2004

Technical specifications

Performance specifications as known at time of announcement

Maximum data transfer rates:

  • Write speeds *:
    • CD-R media 16X Zone CLV 2.46 MB/Sec
    • CD-RW media 4X CLV 0.61 MB/Sec
    • High-speed CD-RW media 8X CLV 1.23 MB/Sec
    • DVD-R media 2X CLV 2.77 MB/Sec
    • DVD-RW media 1X CLV 1.39 MB/Sec
    • DVD-RAM media 2X Zone CLV 2.77 MB/Sec
  • Read speeds *:
    • CD media 24X CAV 3.69 MB/Sec
    • DVD-ROM single layer media 8X CAV 11.08 MB/Sec
    • CD-ROM, CD-R media 24X CAV 3.69 MB/Sec
    • CD-RW media 12X CAV 1.8 MB/Sec
    • DVD-ROM dual layer media 6X CAV 5.4 MB/Sec
    • DVD-R media 8X CAV 5.4 MB/Sec
    • DVD-RW media 4X CAV 5.4 MB/Sec
    • DVD-RAM 2.6G media 1X Zone CLV 1.3 MB/Sec
    • DVD-RAM 4.7G/9.4G media 2X Zone CLV 2.6 MB/Sec
  • Maximum Burst data transfer rates:
    • Ultra DMA Mode 4: 66.6 MB/s
    • Multiword DMA Mode 2: 16.6 MB/s
    • ATA PIO Mode 4: 16.6 MB/s
  • Average access times:
    • CD-ROM/R: 110 ms
    • DVD-ROM/R: 130 ms
    • DVD-RAM: 150 ms

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

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

Weight

  • lbs: .53
  • g: 240
Height
  • inches: .5
  • mm: 12.7
Width
  • inches: 5.0
  • mm: 128
Length
  • inches: 5.09
  • 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 Multi-Burner Ultrbay Enhanced Drive supports the following systems:

DescriptionMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad R40 Series2722, 2723, 2724, 2681, 2682, 2683, 2896, 2897All
ThinkPad X30 / X31* Series2672, 2673, 2884, 2885All
ThinkPad T30 Series2366, 2367All
ThinkPad Dock I / II2631, 2877All
ThinkPad R50 Series1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1836All

* The optional ThinkPad X3 UltraBase is required for installation in the ThinkPad X30 / X31 Series notebooks.

Supported operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP

Compatibility

The ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrbay Enhanced Drive is compatible with the following CD and DVD formats:

  • DVD-RAM Version 1.0 (2.6 GB) (read) and V2.1 (4.7 / 9.4 GB) (read and write)
  • 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 (read only)
  • DVD+RW (read only)
  • DVD-R Version 2.0 (for General, 4.7 GB) (read and write)
  • DVD-RW Version 1.1 (4.7 GB) (read and write)
  • 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

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

Installation time

Approximately 45 minutes.



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