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ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive - Overview

ThinkPad MultiBurner ultrabay slim drive

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive (73P3294) features:

  • Complies with the DVD Forum DVD-Multi Recorder specification
  • Writes directly to DVD-RAM discs as a drive letter
  • Records DVD video to DVD-R for playback in most consumer DVD players
  • Operates natively in ThinkPad Ultrabay Slim media bays
  • MPEG-2 decoding software for video and DVD playback
  • 2 MB memory buffer
  • Enhanced IDE (ATAPI) Interface

MediaSpeedAccess time
CD-ROM, CD-R media24X Max1.54 - 3.69 MB/Sec CAV
CD-RW media12X Max0.77 - 1.84 MB/Sec CAV
DVD-ROM single layer media8X Max4.43 - 11.08 MB/Sec CAV
DVD-ROM dual layer media6X Max3.32 - 8.31 MB/Sec CAV
DVD-R media4X Max2.22 - 5.54 MB/Sec CAV
DVD-RW media4X Max2.22 - 5.54 MB/Sec CAV
DVD-RAM 2.6G media1X1.38 MB/Sec CLV
DVD-RAM 4.7G/9.4G media2X Max1.38 - 2.77 MB/Sec ZCLV
DVD+R media4X Max2.22 - 5.54 MB/Sec CAV
DVD+RW media4X Max2.22 - 5.54 MB/Sec CAV

MediaSpeedAccess time
CD-R media16X Max1.23 - 2.46 MB/Sec ZCLV
CD-RW media4X0.61 MB/Sec CLV
High-speed CD-RW media8X1.23 MB/Sec CLV
DVD-R media2X2.77 MB/Sec CLV
DVD-RW media2X2.77 MB/Sec CLV
DVD-RAM media2X1.38 - 2.77 MB/Sec ZCLV


1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Announce date: 11 May 2004 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date:25 May 2004 (Worldwide)

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad T40/T40p/T412373, 2374, 2378, 2379All
ThinkPad X40 *2371, 2372, 2382, 2386All

* X4 Ultrabase Dock is required.

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 ThinkPad Multi-Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive is compatible with:

  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows 2000

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

Agency approvals


Additional product information
User's guide - Instruction manual for your product
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
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.
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.
92p6109, 73P3294

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Document ID : PD010258
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-55186
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