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Notebook Super Multi-Burner Ultrabay Enhanced Drive - Overview
Features and specifications

The Notebook Super MultiBurner Ultrabay Enhanced Drive (40Y8624) features:

  • Complies with the DVD Forum DVD-Multi-Recorder specification
  • Records data and video to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R double layer, and DVD-R dual layer media
  • Maximum Burst data transfer rates:
    • Multiword DMA Mode 2: 16.6 MB/s
    • Ultra DMA Mode 2: 33.3 MB/s
    • ATA PIO Mode 4: 16.6 MB/s
  • Average access times (Typical Random):
    • CD-ROM: 140 ms
    • DVD-ROM: 160 ms
  • MPEG-2 decoding software for video and DVD playback
  • 2 MB memory buffer
  • Enhanced IDE (ATAPI) Interface

Read
MediaSpeedAccess time
CD-ROM media24X3.69 MB/Sec
CD-R media24X3.69 MB/Sec
CD-RW media24X3.69 MB/Sec
DVD-ROM single layer media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD-ROM dual layer media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD-R media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD+R media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD-RW media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD+RW media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD-RAM media5X6.93 MB/Sec
DVD+R double layer media4X5.54 MB/Sec
DVD-R dual layer media4X5.54 MB/Sec

Write
MediaSpeedAccess time
CD-R media24X3.69 MB/Sec
CD-RW media4X0.61 MB/Sec
High-speed CD-RW media10X1.53 MB/Sec
Ultra-speed CD-RW media16X2.4 MB/Sec
DVD-R media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD+R media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD-RW media6X8.31 MB/Sec
DVD+RW media8X11.08 MB/Sec
DVD-RAM media5X6.93 MB/Sec
DVD+R double layer media4X5.54 MB/Sec
DVD-R dual layer media4X5.54 MB/Sec

Warranty

1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Announce date: 02 May 2006 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 02 May 2006 (Worldwide)
  • Effective withdrawal date: 10 Jul 2007 (Worldwide)

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad R50/R51 Series1829, 1830, 1831, 1836All
ThinkPad R50p1832, 1833All
ThinkPad Z60m2529, 2530, 2531, 2532All
ThinkPad Advanced Dock2503All

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 Notebook Super Multi-Burner Ultrabay Enhanced Drive is compatible with:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

Note: Some configurations may not be compatible.


Compatibility

The Notebook Super Multi-Burner 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
  • Video CD
  • CD-Extra
  • CD-TEXT

Packaging
  • ThinkPad Super Multi-Burner Ultrabay Enhanced 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 Plus applications

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

Additional product information
User's guide - Instruction manual for your product
Service parts - Parts listing for your product


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Document ID : PD001612
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-63974
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