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      ThinkPad Ultrabay DVD Burner 9.5mm Slim 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 CAV
        • CD-RW media - 16X CLV
        • High-speed CD-RW media - 10X CLV
        • Ultra-speed CD-RW media - 16X ZCLV
        • DVD-R media - 8X CAV
        • DVD+R media - 8X CAV
        • DVD-RW media - 6X ZCLV
        • DVD+RW media - 8X ZCLV
        • DVD-RAM media - 5X PCAV
        • DVD+R double layer media - 6X PCAV
        • DVD-R dual layer media - 6X PCAV
      • Read speeds*:
        • CD-ROM - 24X CAV
        • DVD-ROM - 8X CAV
      • Average access times (Typical Random):
        • CD-ROM: 150 ms
        • DVD-ROM: 180 ms

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


      Physical specifications:
      • Approximate height: 9.5 mm (0.37 in)
      • Approximate width: 128 mm (5.0 in)
      • Approximate length: 127 mm (5 in)
      • Approximate weight: 129 g (0.28 lb)



      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 T400, T410, T500 All All
      ThinkPad T400s, T410s, T420s, T430s All All
      ThinkPad T420, T430 All All
      ThinkPad R400, R500 All All
      UltraBase All All


      Software requirements
      • Microsoft Windows XP
      • Windows Vista
      • Windows 7


      CD and DVD format compatibility
      DVD-R (4.7GB)
      DVD-RW (Ver.1.1/1.2)
      DVD+R DL
      DVD-R DL (Format1/4)
      CD CD-DA
      CD-ROM XA
      PhotoCD (muiltiSession)
      Video CD
      CD-Extra (CD+)
      Hybrid SACD

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


      • ThinkPad Ultrabay DVD Burner 9.5mm Slim Drive III (0A65626)
      • Safety information poster
      • User guide on CD
      • Super CD containing User's Guide, BurnNow, DVD movie factory, Core WinDVD applications



      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
      • Spanish
      • Japanese
      • Simplified Chinese
      • 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: 10% 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
      • VCCI
      • FCC


      Additional product information
      Service parts - Parts listing for your product
      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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      • Last Updated :06 Nov 2014
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