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Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N - Overview

Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N

Features and specifications

The Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N is a super-slim external optical disk drive (ODD) product. It is sleek, compact, and built with a high-quality polycarbonate plastic body and stainless steel side panels. It uses a high-speed USB 2.0 chipset and professional optical disk drive. This is as small and good as it gets.

Features and benefits:

  • Designed for IdeaPad S and U series notebook
  • High speed and easy backup of your data
  • Supports multi CD and DVD format disc
  • High quality surface
  • Available in black or white with brown or gift box packaging
    • Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N - Black with brown box packaging: 55Y9391
    • Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N - White with brown box packaging: 55Y9392
    • Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N - Black with gift box packaging: 55Y9393
    • Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N - Black with gift box packaging: 55Y9394
    • Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N - White: 57Y6281

Physical specifications:

  • Approximate height: 24 mm (0.94 in)
  • Approximate width: 153 mm (6.02 in)
  • Approximate length: 163 mm (6.42 in)
  • Approximate weight: 370 g (0.82 lb)

Operating environment:

  • Working Temperature: 5 to 50 deg (C) (41 to 118 deg (F))
  • Working Humidity: 15% to 80%
  • Storage Temperature: -20 to 60 (C) (16 to 128 deg (F))
  • Storage humidity: 5% to 90%

 

Maximum data transfer rates
MediaCategoryWrite speeds*Read speeds*Average access times
CD-R CD-ROM MAX 24X CAV MAX 24X CAV 150 ms (typical)
CD-RW 4X CLV
High Speed CD-RW 10X CLV
Ultra Speed CD-RW MAX 24X ZONE CLV
DVD-R DVD-ROM MAX 8X CAV MAX 8X CAV 180 ms (typical)
DVD-R DL MAX 6X ZONE CLV
DVD-RW MAX 6X ZONE CLV
DVD+R MAX 8X CAV
DVD+R DL MAX 6X ZONE CLV
DVD+RW MAX 8X ZONE CLV
DVD-RAM 3X-5X PCAV ( 4.7GB)

* CD and DVD drives list maximum rates. Rates are variable and are often less than the maximum possible.

Warranty

1 year - Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) service

  • 55Y9391, 55Y9392, 55Y9393, 55Y9394:
    • Announce date: 01 Sep 2009 (Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe/Middle East/Africa, New Zealand, United States)
    • Availability date: 01 Sep 2009 (Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe/Middle East/Africa, New Zealand, United States)
    • Effective withdrawal date: December 2010 (Worldwide)
  • 57Y6281:
    • Announce date: 29 Mar 2011 (Japan)
    • Availability date: 29 Mar 2011 (Japan)
    • Effective withdrawal date: Sep 2011

 

Hardware compatibility

The Lenovo Portable DVD Burner GP20N is only supported on IdeaPad S and U series notebooks with USB2.0 or USB1.1 host.

 

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 XP
  • Windows Vista

 

Packaging
  • DVD Burner (black or white packaged in brown box or gift box)
  • USB2.0 Cable
  • User Manual

 

Agency approvals
CE, cTUVus, UL, MIC, C-Tick, BSMI, VCCI, FCC, SEMKO

 

Additional product information
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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