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      ThinkPad Ultrabay DVD Burner 12.7mm Enhanced Drive III - Overview

      Features and specifications

      • Complies with DVD Forum and 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
      • MPEG-2 decoding software for video and DVD playback
      • 2 MB memory buffer underrun protection for reliable CD and DVD media (1) recording.
      • Includes Corel Win DVD 10, Burn Now & DVD Movie Factory for capturing, editing, and creating your own videos. Win DVD 10 for software for playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD movies.
      • Operates natively in the ThinkPad Ultrabay Enhanced media bay
      • Stores large amounts of data and video on DVD and CD media
      • SATA Interface
      • Includes one-year limited warranty

      Performance specifications:

      Maximum data transfer rates:
      • Write speeds:
        • CD-R media - 24X (3.52 MB/Sec)
        • CD-RW media - 16X (2.34 MB/Sec)
        • High-speed CD-RW media - 10X (1.46 MB/Sec)
        • Ultra-speed CD-RW media - 16X (2.34 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 (3.52 MB/Sec)
        • CD-R media - 24X (3.52 MB/Sec)
        • CD-RW media - 24X (3.52 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: 140 ms
        • DVD-ROM: 160 ms

      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: 185 g (0.41 lb)
      Manuals  Version
      Release Date
      User Guide (English) (853 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Brazilian Portuguese) (859 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Chinese Simplified) (1.2 MB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Chinese Traditional) (1.2 MB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Czech) (842 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (French) (867 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (German) (868 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Italian) (862 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Japanese) (1.4 MB)
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Slovak) (842 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Spanish) (862 KB) 
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016
      User Guide (Turkish) (900 KB)
      Aug 2016 1 Sept 2016

      Warranty

      1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

      • Announce date: 05 Jun 2012 (Worldwide)
      • Availability date: 05 Jun 2012 (Worldwide)
      • Effective withdrawal date: 30 July 2014 (Worldwide)

      Hardware compatibility

      Description Machine Type Models
      ThinkPad T420, T430 All All
      ThinkPad T510, T520, T530 All All
      ThinkPad W510, W520, W530 All All
      ThinkPad W700, W701 All All

      Refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide (www.lenovo.com/accessoriesguide) to check the latest compatible systems for this product.

      Software requirements

      • Microsoft Windows XP
      • Windows Vista
      • Windows 7

      CD and DVD format compatibility

      DVD DVD-ROM: 4.7GB (Single Layer)
      8.5GB (Dual Layer)
      DVD-R: 3.95GB (Ver. 1.0: read only)
      4.7GB (Ver. 2.0 for Authoring: read only)
      4.7GB (Ver. 2.1 for General: read & write)
      8.5GB (Ver. 3.0) (Dual Layer)
      DVD-RW: 4.7GB (Ver. 1.2/ Rev 1.0, 2.0, 3.0)
      DVD-RAM: 4.7GB/side (Ver. 2.2)
      DVD+R: 4.7GB (Ver. 1.3)
      8.5GB (Ver. 1.1) (Dual Layer)
      DVD+RW: 4.7GB (Vol.1 Ver.1.3)
      CD 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 & write)
      CD-RW (Conforming to “Orange Book Part 3”: read & write)

      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 DVD Burner 12.7mm Enhanced Drive III (0A65625)
      • Safety information poster
      • User guide on CD
      • Super CD containing User's Guide, BurnNow, DVD movie factory, Core WinDVD applications

      Publications

      The User's Guide Super CD Disk is shipped with each drive and is available in the following languages:

      • U.S. English
      • Brazilian Portuguese
      • French
      • German
      • Italian
      • Japanese
      • Simplified Chinese
      • Spanish
      • Traditional Chinese
      • Czech
      • Slovak
      • Turkish

      The Publication Notification System (PNS) is not available.

      Operating environment

      • Temperature: 5 deg to 50 deg C (41 deg to 122 deg F)
      • Relative humidity: 8% to 80% (non-condensing)

      Non-operating environment

      • Temperature: -20 deg to 60 deg C (-4 deg to 140 deg F)
      • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

      Agency approvals

      • CE
      • CSA
      • TUV
      • UL
      • MIC
      • C-Tick
      • BSMI
      Service parts - Parts listing for your product
      Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

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      • Last Updated :07 Nov 2016
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