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      ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner - Overview and Service Parts

      Features and specifications

      ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner (4XA0E97775) is a small form factor external portable DVD and CD recordable drive that can be attached to Notebooks with USB2.0 port or USB3.0 port. With 9.5mm UltraSlim engine, 20% slimmer than previous DVD Burner, with premium outlook, ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner brings you the best user experience.
      • Conforms with industry standard specifications for the following types of media: CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-R (dual-layer recording), DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R(dual-layer recording), and DVD+RW.
      • 0.75 MB memory buffer underrun protection for reliable CD and DVD media recording.
      • Includes PowerDVD Create for capturing, editing, and creating your own videos; PowerDVD software for playback DVD videos.
      Performance specifications:
      • Average access time:
        • DVD-ROM 160 ms (1/3 stroke)
        • CD-ROM 140 ms
      • Write speed:
        • DVD-R2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV DVD-R DL2x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x PCAV DVD-RW2x CLV, 4x, 6x ZCLV DVD-RAM2x, 3x CLV, 5x PCAV(Ver.2.2) (12x Media: Not support) M-DISC(DVD+R SL)4x PCAV DVD+R2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 8x CAV DVD+R DL2.4x CLV, 4x PCAV, 6x PCAV DVD+RW2.4x CLV, 4x ZCLV, 8x ZCLV (8x Speed disc: 3.3x CLV, 6x ZCLV, 8x ZCLV)CD-R10x CLV, 16x PCAV, 24x CAVCD-RW4x, 10x CLV, 16x ZCLV, 24x ZCLV (High Speed: 10x CLV, Ultra Speed: 24x ZCLV, Ultra Speed plus: 24x ZCLV)
      • Read speed:
        • DVD-R/RW/ROM8x/8x/8x max. DVD-R DL8x max.DVD-RAM (Ver.2.2) 5x max. DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc)4x max.(Single/Dual layer) M-DISC(DVD+R SL)8x CAV DVD+R/+RW8x/8xmax.DVD+R DL8xmax. CD-R/RW/ROM24x/24x/24x max. CD-DA (DAE)24x max
      • Sustained Transfer rate:
        • DVD-ROM 11.08 Mbytes/s (8x) max.
        • CD-ROM 3,600 kB/s (24x) max.
      • Legacy data Transfer mode:
        • UBS High Speed( 480Mbps)
        • UBS Full Speed( 12Mbps)
      • Support CD-Text read/write


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

      Physical specifications:

      • ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner:
        • Approximate height: 13.2 mm
        • Approximate width: 136 mm
        • Approximate length: 154 mm
        • Approximate weight: 235g
      • ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner Full Packaging Size:
        • Approximate height: 43mm
        • Approximate width: 180 mm
        • Approximate Length: 195mm
        • Approximate weight: 379g

      Operating environment:

      • Temperature: 0 to 40 deg (C)
      • Relative humidity: 5% to 85% (non-condensing)

      Non - Operating environment:

      • Temperature: -30 to 60 deg (C)
      • Relative humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
      Manuals Version Release Date
      Setup poster (1.8 MB July 2016 11 July 2016
      User Guide (English) (748.4 KB) May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Brazilian Portuguese) (753.9 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Chinese Simplified) (1.1 MB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Chinese Traditional) (1.1 MB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Czech) (747.2 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Dutch) (753.2 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (French) (758.5 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (German) (760.0 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Italian) (753.9 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Japanese) (1.3 MB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Korean) (987.7 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Russian) (758.2 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Slovak) (745.6 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Spanish) (756.3 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Turkish) (781.2 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015
      User Guide (Ukrainian) (755.9 KB)
      May 2015 12 May 2015


      1 year - Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) service

      • Announce date: 25 March 2014
      • Availability date: 27 March 2014

      Hardware requirements

      Compatible with the following systems (as at March 25, 2014):

      T540p, T440p, T440s, T440, T431s, W540, X1 Mystique, X240, X230s, X240s, X140e L440, L540 E431, E440, E445, E531, E540, E545, E145, ThinkPad Yoga S431, S440, S531, S540 2012 TP: T530, T430, T430s, T430u, W530, X1 Carbon, Helix (Type 3xxx), X230, X230t, X131e L530, L430, L330 E530, E430, E330, E130, E135, E535, E435, E335 S240, S430, S230u Dock: ThinkPad OneLink Dock, ThinkPad OneLink Dock Pro ThinkPad USB3.0 Dock, ThinkPad Basic USB3.0 Dock ThinkPad Mini Dock Series 3 with USB 3.0, ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 with USB 3.0 ThinkPad Basic/Pro/Ultra Dock ThinkPad Tablet2 dock

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

      Software requirements

      • Microsoft Windows 7
      • Microsoft Windows 8


      ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner is compatible with the following CD, and DVD formats: CD:
      • CD-ROM
      • CD-ROM XA
      • PhotoCD (muiltiSession)
      • Video CD
      • CD-Extra (CD+)
      • CD-text
      • DVD-ROM
      • DVD-R
      • DVD-R (DL)
      • DVD-RW
      • DVD-RAM
      • DVD+R
      • DVD+R(DL)
      • DVD+RW
      NOTE: Some software configurations may not be compatible with all media. Also, some DVD+R and DVD+RW media brands may not be compatible.

      Installation Time

      Approximately 5 minutes


      • ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner.
      • Y cable.
      • Warranty poster.
      • User guide on CD.
      • CD containing User's Guide, Apps.

      Agency approvals

      • CE, KC, C-Tick, BSMI, VCCI, FCC, UL, TUV

      Service Parts

      • Description: A description of the product.
      • Geography: The geography where the product is available.
      • Marketing part number: The marketing part number is the part number used for purchasing the product.
      • Service part number (FRU): The service part number for the product or one of the product's components.
      Description Geography Marketing part number  Replacement part number (FRU)
      ThinkPad UltraSlim USB DVD Burner 
      Worldwide 4XA0E97775     03X6847

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      • Last Updated :27 Jul 2016
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