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ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo II Ultrabay Slim Drive - with Flat Bezel - Overview

CD-RW, DVD Combo II Ultrabay Slim Drive

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo II Ultrabay Slim Drive - with Flat Bezel (40Y8621) offers:

  • Storage up to 700 MB of data on a single CD-R or CD-RW media
  • Read or write data with speedy data transfer rates
  • Minimization of recording errors with buffer underrun protection technology
  • Play back of DVD movies and run or install DVD software at up to 8x maximum DVD data transfer rates
  • Up to 6x (8310 KB/sec) Max when reading DVD media
  • Adherance to DVD-Multi specifications to provide playback compatibility across all seven DVD Recordable formats: DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, and DVD+RW and writes to CD-R and CD-RW.

Note: Requires appropriate media. Some CD-R media supports storage of up to 700 MB. CD and DVD drives list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.


1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Announce date: 20 Sep 2005 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 11 Oct 2005 (Worldwide)
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: December 2008

Hardware compatibility

The ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo II Ultrabay 3 Slim Drive (with Flat Bezel) is supported on the following Lenovo systems:

  • ThinkPad Z60t: 2511, 2512, 2513, 2514 - All models
  • ThinkPad Z60m: 2529, 2530, 2531, 2532 - All models
  • ThinkPad Advanced Dock: 2503 - All models

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
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
Note: Limited support is provided for Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows NT 4.0.

  • ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo II Ultrabay Slim Drive (with Flat Bezel)
  • Carrying Case
  • User's Guide and Software CD
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Laser Safety Guide

Agency approvals

Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
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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.
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.



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