HP dvd1170e External Multiformat DVD Writer Datasheet

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HP dvd1170e External Multiformat DVD Writer

22X enternal USB drive with DVD±R/±RW and DVD-RAM read/write,

DVD±R double-layer capability, and LightScribe direct disc labeling.

HP’s USB External drive offers high speeds and double-layer recording, and it’s LightScribe Version 1.2-ready for high-contrast LightScribe labeling. It lets users easily preserve, edit and share up to 8.5 GB of video, photos, and multimedia presentations on one double-layer disc – and quickly store, back up and transport files on DVDs and CDs.

The dvd1170e records double-layer DVDs at up to 8X, recordable DVDs up to 22X, rewritable DVDs at up to 8X, and DVD-RAM at up to 12X.

Compatible and


The Latest


LightScribe Direct

Disc Labeling

Creative, Fun and Robust

• Record to all major formats on one drive: DVD±R/±RW, DVD±R DL,

DVD-RAM, CD-R/RW, and LightScribe.

• Enjoy excellent playback compatibility on DVD drives and players.

• Record hours of video onto DVD with your PC, then play it back

in your living room.

• Record and back up critical files on DVD-RAM.

• USB2.0 interface allows flexibility of using the drive on different PCs

• Great compatibility with USB2.0 interface

• Get the latest optical storage features in the HP dvd1170e.

• Burn discs at high speeds, up to 22X for DVD±R

• Record to single- or double-layer DVDs, and now to DVD-RAM.

• Burn labels directly to disc with the latest LightScribe technology.

• LightScribe is artistic: Create beautiful labels and burn them

directly to your LightScribe discs.

• LightScribe is easy: Just burn your CD or DVD, then flip the

disc over and burn a label.

• LightScribe can’t peel off, get stuck, or cause disc damage the

way paper labels can.

• LightScribe direct disc labeling means no pens, no ink, no printer

and no sticky labels.

• Full software suite included – edit video, create slideshows, back

up music and data, create personalized label designs, and more.

• Surprise your family and friends with slideshows and home movies,

digitally preserved on DVD or CD, beautifully labeled with your own

personal touch and ready for playback.

• Rely on HP’s comprehensive testing standards for high compatibility

and quality results.

Drive performance

• Write speed: DVD+R up to 22X (CAV); DVD+RW up to 8X (ZCLV);

DVD-R up to 22X(CAV); DVD-RW up to 6X (ZCLV); DVD+R Double Layer up to 8X (ZCLV);

DVD-R Dual Layer up to 8X (ZCLV); DVD-RAM up to 12X (PCAV);

CD-R up to 48x (CAV); CD-RW up to 32x (ZCLV)

• Read speed: DVD-ROM up to 16X (CAV); CD-ROM up to 48x (CAV)

• LightScribe labeling approximate times:

Setting Title only Title & content Full label (w/graphics)



<4 min. <9 min.

Normal <3 min. <7 min.

<2 min. <4 min.

<36 min.

<28 min.

<20 min.

• Sustained transfer: 1x CD = 150KB/s (data mode 1); 1X DVD = 1350 KB/s

• Access time: DVD 130 ms; CD 130 ms (typical)

• Mean time between failures (MTBF): 70,000 POH at 25% duty cycle in room temp



• Minimum system requirements:

1.3 GHz Pentium® IV processor or equivalent recommended (Actual drive performance depends on PC configuration)

• 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended for video editing)

• 1024 x 768 video resolution with a minimum of 16-bit color required for DVD authoring and editing

• Video capture: IEEE 1394 interface or analog video capture device required

• Minimum hard disk space requirements: 1 GB free for included software installation,10 GB free for DVD video

disc creation (18 GB free for double-layer). Internet connectivity recommended for software updates

• Operating system compatibility: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4 / XP / Vista (32 bit or 64 bit) or later

• Available USB2.0 port.


• Device write media compatibility: CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW,

LightScribe CD-R, LightScribe DVD+R, LightScribe DVD-R, 4.7 GB single-sided/9.4 GB double-sided DVD-RAM

(2.6 GB single-sided/5.2 GB double-sided media not supported) media

• Device read media compatibility: DVD-ROM, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW,

DVD-RAM, DVD-Video, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA, CD Extra, CD-ROM (Mode 1 - Yellow Book), CD-ROM/XA &

CD-I Ready (Mode 2/Form 2 – Green Book), Photo-CD (single and multi-session), VCD, CD-Text

Environment • Operating temperature: 5° to 50° C (41° to 122° F)

• Storage temperature: -40° to 65° C (-40° to 149° F)

• Operating humidity: 15% ~ 80% RH (Non-condensing)

• Storage humidity: 15% ~ 95% RH (Non-condensing)

• Power requirements: +5V+/-5%; +12V+/-10%


• 1-year limited hardware warranty from date of purchase.

Contents Box contents

• External USB DVD±R/±RW drive with DVD±R up to 22X, and LightScribe direct disc labeling

• Software CD, including electronic user’s guide

• Quick-Start placemat, and warranty statement

• USB Cable

• Power Adapter

• Vertical Stand

Software include • Nero 8 Essentials

Questions about the HP dvd1170e DVDWriter?

Look us up online at http://www.hp.com

Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Actual product may vary from image shown on datasheet.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

HP and the invent signature are trademarks of the Hewlett-Packard Company.

All other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

© 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP. All rights reserved.


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