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HP bd240i internal BD Combo Drive

Internal SATA drive with Blu-ray Disc read, DVD±R/±R DL, DVD-RAM,

DVD±RW disc and CD disc read and write, plus LightScribe direct disc labeling technology

HP’s latest BD Combo drive reads Blu-ray discs, plus high speed DVD/

CD recording functions, and it’s LightScribe Version 1.2-ready for high-contrast LightScribe direct disc labeling. It lets users enjoy the high definition video and audio provided by Blu-ray contents. And user can easily preserve, edit and share up to 8.5 GB of video, photos, and multimedia presentations on one double-layer disc, and quickly store, backup and transport files on DVDs and CDs.

The bd240i reads BD SL and BD ROM up to 6X, BD DL up to 4X, records double-layer DVD±R up to 8X, DVD±R up to 16X, rewritable

DVDs up to 8X, and DVD-RAM up to 12X.

Compatible and


• Enjoy high definition video and audio from BD contents.

• Record to major formats on one drive: DVD±R/±RW, DVD-RAM, CD-R/RW

and LightScribe direct disc labeling.

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

in your living room.

The Latest


LightScribe Direct

Disc Labeling

Creative, Fun and Robust

• Blu-ray Disc technology delivers greater capacity and high definition content.

• SATA interface provides better performances.

• Burn DVD/CD discs at high speeds.

• 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.

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:

• Playback software for Blu-ray moives.

• Recording and playback software for CD/DVD: edit video, create slide-

shows, back up music and data, create personalized label, 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 16X (CAV); DVD+RW up to 8X (ZCLV);

DVD-R up to 16X(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:

BD-ROM SL up to 8X (CAV); BD-R/RE SL up to 6X (CAV); BD DL up to 4X (CAV)

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; 1X BD = 4500 KB/s

• Access time: BD 250 ms; DVD 150 ms; CD 150 ms (typical)

• Mean time between failures (MTBF): 60,000 POH at 25% duty cycle in room temp







Software include

• Minimum system requirements for DVD and CD operations:

• 1.3 MHz Intel Pentium-IV processor or equivalent or higher

• 256 MB RAM (512 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 SP4 / XP / Vista (32-bit or 64-bit) or later

• Available SATA port

• Additional system requirements for high definition BD content playback:

• 3.0 MHz Intel Pentium-D processor or equivalent or higher

• 1 GB RAM or higher

• nVidia 7600GT or ATI 1600 or later GPU

• HDCP capable graphic cards with minimum 256 MB RAM, and support 1900x1200 resolution, and 32-bit color

• HDCP capable monitor or TV for High Definition digital output

• Operating system compatibility: Microsoft Windows XP SP2 / Vista (32-bit or 64-bit) or later

• 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: BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE, 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

• Operating temperature: 5° to 35° C

• Storage temperature: -40° to 65° C

• Operating humidity: 10% ~ 80% RH (Non-condensing)

• Storage humidity: 10% ~ 90% RH (Non-condensing)

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

Box contents

• Internal BD reader/DVD writer combo with LightScribe direct disc labeling

• Software CD, including electronic user’s guide

• Quick-Start placemat

• SATA data cable

• Mounting Screw

• Warranty Statement

• Cyberlink BD Solution Suite

Questions about the HP bd240i 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.

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.

© 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP. All rights reserved.


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