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Desktop Super Multi-Burner Drive - Overview

Super Multi-Burner (41N5581)

Features and specifications

The Desktop Super Multi-Burner (41N5581) offers:

  • Increased burn speeds compared to the previous offering - burns DVDs at up to 16x(1) (22 MB/sec)(2)
  • Supports writing DVD+R Double Layer and DVD-R Dual Layer media
  • Burns CD-R and CD-RW discs
  • Buffer underrun protection - helps reduce write errors
  • Comprehensive software bundle(3) completes the solution

(1) When referring to DVD-writing, one X is approximately equal to 1380 KB/s.
(2) CD/DVD drive speeds list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.
(3) Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functions

Software license agreements may apply.


Read
MediaSpeedData Transfer Rate
CD-ROM40X CAV6.0 - 2.5 MB/s
CD-R40X CAV6.0 - 2.5 MB/s
CD-RW40X CAV6.0 - 2.5 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-ROM single layer16X CAV22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD-ROM dual layer12X CAV16.6 - 6.8 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-R16X CAV22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+R16X CAV22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-RW8X CAV11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+RW8X CAV11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
2.6 GB DVD-RAM2X ZCLV2.7 MB/s
4.7/9.4 GB DVD-RAM12X-3X PCAV16.6 - 4.2 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD+R dual layer8X CAV11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD-R dual layer8X CAV11.0 - 4.5 MB/s

Write
MediaSpeedData Transfer Rate
CD-R40X ZCLV6.0 - 2.4 MB/s
CD-RW32X ZCLV4.8 - 2.4 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-R16X PCAV22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD-R dual layer8X ZCLV11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD-RW6X CLV8.3 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+RW8X ZCLV11.0 - 4.5 MB/s
4.7/9.4 GB DVD-RAM12X-3X PCAV16.6 - 4.2 MB/s
4.7 GB DVD+R16X PCAV22.1 - 9.1 MB/s
8.5 GB DVD+R dual layer8X ZCLV11.0 - 4.5 MB/s

Warranty

1 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Available: May 2006
  • Discontinued, Withdrawn from marketing: October 2008
    • Recommended replacement: Lenovo USB 2.0 Super Multi-Burner Drive with LightScribe (41N5565)

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine TypeModel
3000 J1008253, 8254, 8255, 8256, 8456, 8457All
3000 J1058258, 8259, 8459All
ThinkCentre A518122, 8123, 8124, 8131, 8137, 8138, 8129, 8132, 8133, 8134, 8135, 8136, 9212All
ThinkCentre A528155, 8156, 8157, 8158, 8159, 8160, 8153, 8166, 8167, 8168, 8169, 8170, 8163, 8165All
ThinkCentre A528782, 8783, 8784, 8785, 8786, 8788, 8288, 8297, 8326, 8329, 8342, 8380, 8289, 8298, 8328, 8341, 8344, 8382, 8287, 8296, 8327, 8340, 8343, 8381All
ThinkCentre E508771, 8772, 8776, 8777, 8778, 8474, 8779, 8473, 8773, 8774, 8472All
ThinkCentre E508291, 8292, 8293, 8294, 8295, 9214, 9215, 9216, 9217, 9218, 9219All
ThinkCentre M518141, 8142, 8143, 8144, 8095All
ThinkCentre M528099, 8116, 8215, 9210, 8110, 8112, 8113, 8114, 8111, 8211, 8212, 8213All
ThinkCentre S518171, 8172, 8098All

Compatibility

The Desktop Super Multi-Burner Drive is compatible with the following DVD and CD formats:

  • DVD-ROM: 4.7 GB (single layer) 8.5 GB (dual layer)
  • DVD-R: 4.7 GB (V2.0 for Authoring: read only) 4.7 GB (V2.1 for General: read and write) (DL) 8.5 GB (V3.0)
  • DVD-RW: 4.7 GB (V1.2/ Rev. 1.0, 2.0, 3.0)
  • DVD-RAM: 2.6 GB/side (V1.0: read only) 1.46 GB/side, 4.7 GB/side (V2.2)
  • DVD+R: 4.7 GB (V1.3) (DL) 8.5 GB (V1.1)
  • DVD+RW: 4.7 GB (Vol. 1/V1.3, Vol. 2/V1.0)
  • CD-ROM Mode-1 data disc
  • CD-ROM Mode-2 data disc
  • CD-ROM XA, CD-I, Photo-CD Multi-Session, Video CD
  • CD-Audio Disc Mixed mode CD-ROM disc (data and audio)
  • CD-Extra
  • CD-Text
  • CD-R (Conforming to "Orange Book Part 2": Read and write)
  • CD-RW (Conforming to "Orange Book Part 3": Read and write)

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 Super Multi-Burner Drive is compatible with:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

Note: Some configurations may not be compatible.


Packaging
  • Super Multi-Burner Drive
  • User's Guide and software CDs
  • 80-conductor IDE cable, 2 drops
  • Mounting screws (4)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety information book on CD

Agency approvals
  • (United States and Canada) FCC label, UL mark, CUL mark
  • (Europe Middle East and Africa) European Union -- CE MARK, TUV, SEMKO
  • (Asia Pacific) Australia/New Zealand -- C-Tick, Korea -- Korean MIC label, Taiwan -- BSMI, Japan -- VCCI

Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
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