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ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Enhanced 12.7mm Drive II (SATA) - Overview

 

ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Enhanced 12.7mm Drive II (Serial ATA) (43N3294)

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Enhanced 12.7mm Drive II - SATA (43N3294):

  • 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.
  • Operates natively in ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced media bays.
  • MPEG-2 decoding software for video and DVD playback.
  • 2 MB memory buffer.
  • SATA Interface.
  • One-year, limited warranty.
  • Includes the following software package:
    • Creator Business Edition video editing and authoring software for capturing, editing, and creating your own videos. Save your home videos to DVD-R discs that are compatible with most set-top consumer DVD players and most PC DVD drives.
    • WinDVD software for playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD movies.

Performance specifications:

  • Maximum data transfer rates:
    • Write speeds:
      • CD-R media - 24X (3.69 MB/Sec)
      • CD-RW media - 16X (0.61 MB/Sec)
      • High-speed CD-RW media - 10X (1.53 MB/Sec)
      • Ultra-speed CD-RW media - 24X (3.69 MB/Sec)
      • DVD-R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
      • DVD+R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
      • DVD-RW media - 6X (8.31 MB/Sec)
      • DVD+RW media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
      • DVD-RAM media - 5X (6.93 MB/Sec)
      • DVD+R double layer media - 6X (8.31 MB/Sec)
      • DVD-R dual layer media - 6X (8.31 MB/Sec)
  • Read speeds:
    • CD-ROM media - 24X (3.69 MB/Sec)
    • CD-R media - 24X (3.69 MB/Sec)
    • CD-RW media - 24X (3.69 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-ROM single layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-ROM dual layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+R media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-RW media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+RW media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-RAM media - 5X (6.93 MB/Sec)
    • DVD+R double layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
    • DVD-R dual layer media - 8X (11.08 MB/Sec)
  • Average access times (Typical Random):
    • CD-ROM: 150 ms
    • DVD-ROM: 180 ms

Miscellaneous Specifications:

  • Bevel on the bottom edge of the black bezel

Physical specifications:

  • Approximate height: 12.7 mm (0.5 in)
  • Approximate width: 128 mm (5.0 in)
  • Approximate length: 129 mm (5.09 in)
  • Approximate weight: 190 g (0.42 lb)

Warranty

1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)


Hardware compatibility
Description
Machine - Models
ThinkPad R400, R500
All
ThinkPad T420, T510, T510i, T520
All
ThinkPad W510, W520, W700, W700ds, W701, W701ds
All

Note: ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim 9.5mm Drive II - SATA is available, and compatible to other ThinkPad systems

CD and DVD format compatibility
  • DVD-RAM Version 1.0 (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 Version 2.0 (for Authoring, 4.7 GB) (read and write)
  • DVD+R (4.7 GB single layer)(read and write)
  • DVD+RW (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.


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
  • Windows 7

Packaging
  • ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Enhanced Drive II (Serial ATA)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety information book on CD
  • Carrying case
  • Super CD containing User's Guide, Creator Business Edition, WinDVD applications

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

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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Document ID : PD011016
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-74538
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