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ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced Blu-ray Burner - Overview

Ultrabay Enhanced Blu-ray Burner (43N3200)

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced Blu-ray Burner (43N3200) option features:

  • Stores up to 25 GB of data on a Blu-ray Single Layer disc and up to 50 GB of data on a Blu-ray Double Layer disc
  • Enables playback of high-definition Blu-ray movie content
  • Supports read/write compatibility with multiple CD, DVD, and Blu-ray standard formats including CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R Double Layer, DVD-R Dual Layer media, BD-R/BD-RE Single Layer, and BD-R/BD-RE Double Layer media
  • Provides 8 MB buffer underrun protection for reliable media recording
  • Operates natively in the ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced media bay
  • Is supported on ThinkPad R61 discrete graphics systems
  • Features enhanced IDE (ATAPI) Interface
  • Includes software for video and DVD playback
  • 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
    • BD-ROM: 300 ms

Read
MediaSpeedAccess time
CD-ROM media24X CAV3.6 MB/Sec
DVD-ROM8X CAV10.08 MB/Sec
BD-R(E) (SL/DL)2X CLV9 MB/Sec
BD-ROM (SL/DL)1.6X CLV7.2 MB/Sec

Write
MediaSpeedAccess time
CD-R media8X CLV1.23 MB/Sec
CD-RW media4X CLV0.6 MB/Sec
High-speed CD-RW media8X CLV1.23 MB/Sec
DVD-R media8X ZCLV11.08 MB/Sec
DVD-R DL2X CLV2.77 MB/Sec
DVD+R media8X ZCLV11.08 MB/Sec
DVD+R DL2.4X CLV3.32 MB/Sec
DVD-RW media4X ZCLV5.54 MB/Sec
DVD+RW media4X ZCLV5.54 MB/Sec
DVD-RAM media3X-5X ZCLV6.93 MB/Sec
BD-R(E)2X CLV9 MB/Sec
BD-R(E) DL1X CLV4.5 MB/Sec

Warranty

1 year - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 27 Nov 2007 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 30 Nov 2007 (Worldwide)
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: September 2008

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad R61 14" wideAllAll
ThinkPad R61 15" wideAllAll
ThinkPad Advanced DockAllIn combination with the above supported ThinkPad systems
Note: Discrete graphics models are required for smooth playback of high-definition Blu-ray movies.

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 ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced Blu-ray Burner is compatible with:

  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows Vista

Note: Some configurations may not be compatible.


Compatibility

The ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced Blu-ray Burner is compatible with the following Blu-ray, CD, and DVD formats:

  • BD-R/RE single layer
  • BD-R/RE double layer
  • DVD-RAM V1.0 (2.6 GB) (read) and V2.1 (4.7/9.4 GB) (read and write)
  • DVD-ROM V1.0 (4.7/8.5 GB) (read)
  • DVD-R V1.0 (3.9 GB) and V2.0 (for Authoring, 4.7 GB) (read)
  • DVD+R (read and write)
  • DVD+RW (read and write)
  • DVD+R Double Layer (read and write)
  • DVD-R Dual Layer (read and write)
  • DVD-R V2.0 (for General, 4.7 GB) (read and write)
  • DVD-RW V1.1 (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

Note: Some software configurations may not be compatible with all media. Also, some DVD+R and DVD+RW media brands may not be compatible.


Packaging
  • ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced Blu-ray Burner
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety information book on CD
  • Super CD containing User's Guide, WinDVD, and Ulead DVD Movie Factory applications

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

Additional product information
User's guide - Instruction manual for your product
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
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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1. Lenovo Assisted Search
2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

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Legacy Document ID : MIGR-69014
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