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DVD-ROM Ultrabay Enhanced Drive - Overview
Features and specifications

The new DVD-ROM Ultrabay Enhanced Drive (39X2642) enhances the productivity of your ThinkPad computer. This drive can:

Read CD and DVD data with its speedy data transfer rates of:

  • 24x maximum (CD-ROM, CD-R media)
  • 24x maximum (CD-RW media)
  • 8x maximum (DVD media single-layer media)
  • 8x maximum (DVD-ROM dual-layer media)

Access speed:

  • DVD: 130 ms
  • CD-ROM: 110 ms

Read speed:

  • 24x maximum using CD media
  • 8x maximum using DVD media

Buffer memory: 2 MB
Operating shock read: 15G/11 ms
Non-operating shock: 100G/11 ms


1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Announce date: 14 Mar 2006
  • Planned availability date: 14 Mar 2006
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: December 2008

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad R50/R511829, 1830, 1831, 1836All
ThinkPad R512883, 2887, 2888, 2889All
ThinkPad R521846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1958All
ThinkPad Z60m2529, 2530, 2531All
ThinkCentre A508089, 8090All
ThinkCentre A518105, 8107, 8109All
ThinkCentre S508086, 8087, 8094, 2532All

Media compatibility

To learn what media is compatible with this product, please view Information about CD and DVD media types for more details.

: 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

  • ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Enhanced Drive
  • User's Guide and Software CD in the following languages:
    • U.S. English
    • Brazilian Portuguese
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Spanish
    • Traditional Chinese
    • Czechoslovakian
    • Slovak
    • Turkish
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Laser Safety Guide

Agency approvals

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Document ID : PD004416
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-63355
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