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ThinkPad Multi-Burner Plus Ultrabay Enhanced Drive - Overview

ThinkPad Multi-Burner

Parts information
Publications
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.

Features and specifications

  • MPEG-2 decoding software for video and DVD playback
  • 2 MB memory buffer
  • Enhanced IDE (ATAPI) Interface

Physical specifications

WeightHeightWidthLength
lbs: 0.46
inches: 0.5
inches: 5.0
inches: 5.09
g: 210
mm: 12.7
mm: 128
mm: 129

Performance specifications
Maximum data transfer rates

Write speeds

  • CD-R media 24X 3.69 MB/Sec
  • CD-RW media 4X 0.61 MB/Sec
  • High-speed CD-RW media 10X 1.53 MB/Sec
  • Ultra-speed CD-RW media 16X 2.45 MB/Sec
  • DVD-R media 8X 11.08 MB/Sec
  • DVD+R media 8X 11.08 MB/Sec
  • DVD-RW media 4X 5.54 MB/Sec
  • DVD+RW media 4X 5.54 MB/Sec
  • DVD-RAM media 3X 4.16 MB/Sec

Read speeds

  • CD-ROM media 24X 3.69 MB/Sec
  • CD-R media 24X 3.69 MB/Sec
  • CD-RW media 24X 3.69 MB/Sec
  • DVD-ROM single layer media 8X 11.08 MB/Sec
  • DVD-ROM dual layer media 6X 8.31 MB/Sec
  • DVD-R media 8X 11.08 MB/Sec
  • DVD+R media 8X 11.08 MB/Sec
  • DVD-RW media 4X 5.54 MB/Sec
  • DVD+RW media 4X 5.54 MB/Sec
  • DVD-RAM media 3X 4.16 MB/Sec

Maximum Burst data transfer rates

  • Ultra DMA Mode 2: 33.3 MB/s
  • Multiword DMA Mode 2: 16.6 MB/s
  • ATA PIO Mode 4: 16.6 MB/s

Average access times (Typical Random)

  • CD-ROM: 150 ms
  • DVD-ROM: 180 ms

Compatibility
The ThinkPad Multi-Burner Plus Ultrabay 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 (4.7 GB single layer)(read and write)
  • DVD+RW (read and write)
  • 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

Hardware Compatibility
To learn if your system is supported by this product and to find part numbers, click the link below and enter the machine type and model for the system. In the list of documents that appears, click the document that contains "options" in its title. If this product is listed in that document, it is supported on the system

Software requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

Warranty
1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

Packaging
You will receive one box containing the following items:

  • ThinkPad Multi-Burner Plus Ultrabay Enhanced Drive
  • ThinkPad Enhanced Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000
  • Quick Start Guide (1)
  • 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

  • Announce date: 14 September 2004
  • Planned availability date: 11 October 2004 (United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa)
  • Planned availability date: 18 October 2004 (Asia Pacific)
  • Effective withdrawal date: 20 Jun 2006

Agency approvals

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

13n6826, 73P3312



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