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48X/32X/48X/16X Max CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive - Overview


Features and specifications

The 48X/32X/48X/16X Max CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive offers:

  • Buffer underrun protection
  • EasyWrite support
  • Industry-leading CD recording and DVD playback software
  • Conforms to the DVD Forum Multi-Player specification
  • Enhanced IDE/ATAPI interface
  • Vertical or horizontal mount

MediaSpeedAccess time
DVD-ROM6.5x -16x CAV, 4.7 GB DVD-ROM read8.7 to 22.1 MB/Sec
DVD-ROM3.3x - 8x CAV, 8.5 GB Dual-layer read4.4 to 11.0 MB/Sec
DVD-R2.5x - 6x CAV, 4.7 GB DVD-R read3.3 to 8.1 MB/Sec
DVD+R2.5x - 6x CAV, 4.7 GB DVD+R read3.3 to 8.1 MB/Sec
DVD-R2.5x - 5x CAV, 3.95 GB DVD-R read3.3 to 6.7 MB/Sec
DVD-RAM2x CLV, 4.7 GB DVD-RAM read2.7 MB/Sec
DVD-RW2.5x - 6x CAV, 4.7 GB DVD-RW read3.3 to 8.1 MB/Sec
DVD+RW2.5x - 6x CAV, 4.7 GB DVD+RW read3.3 to 8.1 MB/Sec
CD-ROM20x - 48x CAV, CD-ROM read3.0 to 7.2 MB/Sec
CD-R20x-48x CAV, CD-R read3.0 to 7.2 MB/Sec
CD-RW18x-40x CAV, CD-RW read2.7 to 6.0 MB/Sec

MediaSpeedAccess time
CD-ROM48X CAV3.0 to 7.2 MB/Sec
CD-RW Multi-speed4X CLV0.6 MB/Sec
CD-RW High-speed10X CLV1.5 MB/Sec
CD-RW Ultra-speed24X Max PCAV2.4 to 3.6 MB/Sec
CD-RW Ultra-speed+32X Max PCAV3.0 to 4.8 MB/Sec


1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Announce date: 06 Apr 2004 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 07 May 2004 (Worldwide)
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: July 2008

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine TypeModel
eServer xSeries 2058480All
Intellistation A Pro6224All
IntelliStation E Pro*6226, 6216, 6204, 6214All
IntelliStation M Pro*6850, 6219, 6229All
IntelliStation Z Pro*6221All
NetVista A216337, 6339, 6341, 6342, 6346, 6347, 6348All
NetVista A22p2292, 6343, 6349, 6350, 6823, 6825, 6049, 2259All
NetVista A30/A30p8309, 8310, 8311, 8312, 8313, 8314, 8315All
NetVista A406599, 6830, 6831All
NetVista M416790, 6791, 6792, 6793, 6794, 6795, 6796, 6797, 6823All
NetVista M428303, 8304, 8305, 8306, 8307All
NetVista S406644, 6645All
NetVista S40p6646All
NetVista S428317, 8319All
NetVista X412283, 6274, 6596All
ThinkCentre A308191, 8198, 8199, 8316, 8434All
ThinkCentre A508320, 8419All
ThinkCentre A50p8192, 8193, 8194, 8195, 8196, 8197, 8432, 8433All
ThinkCentre M508185, 8186, 8187, 8188, 8189, 8190, 8413, 8414, 8415, 8430, 8431All
ThinkCentre S508183, 8184, 8416, 8417, 8418, 8429All

* Systems with I3D and FireGL1 graphic chipsets do not support MPEG-2 playback.

NOTE: Some computers have a smaller connector that is incompatible with the included internal audio cable. If your computer has this type of connector, you must purchase a new audio cable.

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

The 48X/32X/48X/16X Max CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive is compatible with:

  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows Me

Note: Some configurations may not be compatible.

  • 48X/32X/48X/16X Max CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combination Drive
  • CD-RW and DVD-ROM Software and User's Guide CD
  • 18-inch 2-drop IDE cable
  • Mounting screws
  • Quick Installation Guide

Agency approvals
FCC label, UL mark, cUL mark (United States and Canada), European Union -- CE MARK (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Australia/New Zealand -- C-Tick, Korea -- Korean MIC mark, Taiwan -- BSMI, Japan -- VCCI (Asia Pacific)

Additional product information
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Document ID : PD002439
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-54868
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