IBM Multi-Burner Plus — Updated option delivers increased burn

Hardware Announcement
February 15, 2005
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IBM Multi-Burner Plus — Updated option delivers
increased burn speeds over the previous IBM
Multi-Burner Plus and comprehensive software
bundle
Overview
The next generation of IBM
Multi-Burner Plus eliminates the
need to choose between competing
recordable DVD formats. This drive
supports all formats released by the
DVD Forum and DVD+RW Alliance,
including:
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DVD-RAM
DVD-R
DVD-RW
DVD+R
DVD+R double layer
DVD+RW
The IBM Multi-Burner Plus can also
write to CD-R and CD-RW media.
This new offering features increased
burn speeds compared to the
previous IBM Multi-Burner Plus,
enabling you to write DVDs at up to
16x (22 MB/sec) with buffer underrun
protection.
The IBM Multi-Burner Plus benefits
from outstanding IBM quality,
reliability, compatibility, and testing
programs. As one of the premier PC
manufacturers, IBM installs and tests
thousands of desktop optical drives
every year.
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Pentium PC4
The new IBM Multi-Burner Plus
supports all recordable DVD
formats endorsed by the DVD
Forum and DVD+RW Alliance.
You no longer need to choose
between formats, and can select
the best format for individual tasks.
Additional features include:
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Bus mastering EIDE connection
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Microsoft  Windows 2000,
Windows Me, and Windows XP
Increased burn speeds
compared to the previous
offering — burns DVDs at up to
16x1 (22 MB/sec) 2
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32 MB RAM
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150 MB free hard disk space
Supports writing DVD+R
Double Layer media
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Burns CD-R and CD-RW discs
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Buffer underrun protection —
helps reduce write errors
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Comprehensive software
bundle 3 completes the solution
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One-year limited warranty
Key prerequisites
Planned availability date
March 1, 2005
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A comprehensive software bundle
helps you get the most out of this
new drive. Software includes:
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WinDVD Creator Plus video
editing and authoring software for
capturing, editing, and creating
your own videos. Save your
home videos to DVD-Recordable
discs that are compatible with
most set-top consumer DVD
players and most PC DVD drives.
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WinDVD by Intervideo for
playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD
movies.
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IBM RecordNow for burning CDs
and DVDs.
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IBM SimpleBackup for reliable
system backup of up to 9.4 GB per
DVD-RAM disc.
At a glance
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When referring to DVD-writing, one X
is approximately equal to 1380 KB/s.
CD/DVD drive speeds list maximum
rates; rates are variable and are
often less than the maximum
possible.
Some software may differ from its
retail version (if available), and may
not include user manuals or all
program functionality. Software
license agreements may apply.
Pentium II 233 MHz minimum
required for MPEG-2 playback.
For technical support:
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Call the IBM Support Center at
800-IBM-SERV (426-7378)
or
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Request technical information
via the Personal Computing
Division Web site at
http://www.ibm.com/pc/support
This announcement is provided for your information only. For additional information, contact your IBM representative,
call 800-IBM-4YOU, or visit the IBM home page at: http://www.ibm.com.
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Additional information:
All offers are subject to
availability. IBM reserves the right to alter product
offerings and specifications at any time without notice.
IBM is not responsible for photographic or typographic
errors.
IBM makes no representation or warranty regarding
third-party products or services.
Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act
The IBM Multi-Burner Plus is capable when used in
accordance with IBM′s associated documentation, of
satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of
the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive
technology used with the product properly interoperates
with it. IBM assumes that Section 508 applies only to
normal and routine end-user operations, and not to setup
and service functions. The IBM Multi-Burner Plus includes
certain third-party software not covered under the IBM
license agreement. IBM makes no representation about
the Section 508 status of these products. Contact the
vendor for information on the Section 508 status of its
products.
Trademarks
Pentium is a trademark of Intel Corporation.
Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation.
Other company, product, and service names may be
trademarks or service marks of others.
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Supplemental Information
February 15, 2005
IBM Multi-Burner Plus (73P3370)
Product positioning: The IBM Multi-Burner Plus — is the
top-of-the-line offering in the IBM optical product line. It
supports the DVD Forum DVD-Multi Player/Recorder
specifications, the DVD+RW Alliance formats, and
CD-R/CD-RW burning.
Agency approvals
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FCC label
UL mark
CUL mark
Hardware requirements: The IBM Multi-Burner Plus is
supported on the following IBM systems:
Technical information
Description
Machine type
Model
ThinkCentre A30
8191, 8198, 8199,
8316, 8434, 2296
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All
ThinkCentre A50
8320,
8085,
8147,
8178,
8174
8084,
8176,
8177,
8126,
All
All
All
All
All
ThinkCentre A50p
8192, 8193, 8194,
8195, 8196, 8197,
8432, 8433
All
All
All
ThinkCentre A51
8424, 8425
All
ThinkCentre A51p
8420, 8422, 8423,
8427
All
All
ThinkCentre M50
8185,
8188,
8413,
8430,
8186, 8187,
8189, 8190,
8414, 8415,
8431
All
All
All
All
ThinkCentre M51
8141, 8142, 8143,
8144, 8095
All
All
ThinkCentre S50
8183, 8184, 8416,
8417, 8418, 8419
All
All
ThinkCentre S51
8171, 8172, 8098
All
IntelliStation  Z Pro
IntelliStation M Pro 6
6221
6849, 6850, 6229,
6219, 6220, 6230
All
All
All
IntelliStation E Pro 6
6204, 6214, 6216,
6226
All
All
Intellistation A Pro
6224
All
Performance specifications
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Maximum sustained data transfer rates 5:
− Read/write:
-- 4.7/9.4 GB DVD-RAM: 5x PCAV (6.9 — 4.1 MB/s)
(write verify off)
− Read:
-- 2.6 GB DVD-RAM: 2x ZCLV (2.7 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD-ROM: 16x CAV (22.1 — 9.1 MB/s)
-- 8.5 GB DVD-ROM: 8x CAV (11.0 — 4.5 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD-R: 12x CAV (16.6 — 6.9 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD-RW: 8x CAV (11.0 — 4.5 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD+R: 12x CAV (16.6 — 6.9 MB/s)
-- 8.5 GB DVD+R DL: 8x CAV (11.0 — 4.5 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD+RW: 8x CAV (11.0 — 4.5 MB/s)
-- 650 MB CD-ROM: 40x CAV (6.0 — 2.5 MB/s)
-- 650 MB CD-R: 40x CAV (6.0 — 2.5 MB/s)
-- 650 MB CD-RW: 40x CAV (6.0 — 2.5 MB/s)
− Write:
-- 4.7 GB DVD-R: 16x PCAV (22.1 — 9.1 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD-RW: 6x CLV (8.3 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD+R: 16x PCAV (22.1 — 9.1 MB/s)
-- 8.5 GB DVD+R DL: 4x CLV (5.5 MB/s)
-- 4.7 GB DVD+RW: 8x ZCLV (11.0 — 8.3 MB/s)
-- 650 MB CD-R: 40x ZCLV (6.0 — 2.4 MB/s)
-- 650 MB CD-RW: 24x ZCLV (3.6 — 2.4 MB/s)
Maximum burst data transfer rates:
− Ultra DMA Mode 4: 66.6 MB/s
− Multiword DMA Mode 2: 16.6 MB/s
− ATA PIO Mode 4: 16.6 MB/s
Average access times:
− CD-ROM/R: 125 ms
− DVD-ROM/R: 145 ms
− DVD-RAM: 165 ms
CD/DVD drive speeds list maximum rates; rates are variable
and are often less than the maximum possible.
Physical specifications (approximate)
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Height: 42.0 mm (1.7 in)
Width: 149.0 mm (5.87 in)
Length: 190.0 mm (7.48 in)
Weight: 0.87 kg (1.92 lb)
Reliability: 100,000 POH MTBF (20% usage)
8419,
8175,
8148,
8149,
Operating environment
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Temperature: 5° to 45°C (41° to 113°F)
Relative humidity: 15% to 85% (non-condensing)
This announcement is provided for your information only. For additional information, contact your IBM representative,
call 800-IBM-4YOU, or visit the IBM home page at: http://www.ibm.com.
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Shipment group
Description
Machine type
Model
NetVista A21
6339, 6341, 6346,
6347
All
All
NetVista A30/A30p
8309,
8312,
8315,
8191,
2289,
6826
All
All
All
All
All
All
8310,
8313,
8198,
8316,
2296,
8311,
8314,
8199,
8434,
6824,
NetVista M41
6790, 6791, 6792,
6793, 6794, 2273,
6043
All
All
All
NetVista M42
8303, 8304, 8305,
8306, 8307, 8181,
8182, 8301
All
All
All
NetVista S42
8317, 8319, 8318
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eServer  xSeries 205 8480
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IBM Multi-Burner Plus
User′s Guide and software CDs
18-inch 80-conductor IDE cable, 2 drops
Mounting screws (4)
Quick Start Guide
Safety information book on CD
Note: The User′s Guide CD (73P3309) is shipped with
each drive and is available in the following languages:
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All
U.S. English
Brazilian Portuguese
Czech
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Simplified Chinese
Slovak
Spanish
Traditional Chinese
Turkish
The Publication Notification System (PNS) is not available.
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Systems with I3D and FireGL1 graphic chipsets do not
support MPEG-2 playback.
Security, auditability, and control
Note: All models with Pentium  II processors 133 MHz,
and higher, are supported. The drive is black.
This product uses the security and auditability features
of the system on which it is installed.
Software requirements: Microsoft  Windows 2000,
Windows Me, or Windows XP
Terms and conditions
Field-installable
Customer setup
Warranty period 7
Service type
Maintenance agreement
Optional upgrade
Licensed programs
Compatibility: The IBM Multi-Burner Plus is compatible
with the following DVD and CD formats:
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DVD-RAM V1.0 (2.6 GB) (read) and V2.2 (4.7/9.4 GB)
(read and write)
DVD-ROM V1.0 (4.7/8.5 GB) (read)
DVD-R V1.0 (3.9 GB) and V2.0 for Authoring (4.7 GB)
(read)
DVD-R V2.1 for General (4.7 GB) (read and write)
DVD-RW V1.2 (4.7 GB) (read and write)
DVD+R (read and write)
DVD+R Double Layer (read and write)
DVD+RW (read and write)
CD-RW (read and write)
CD-R (read and write)
CD-ROM mode-1 data (read)
CD-ROM mode-2 data (read)
CD-ROM XA (read)
CD Audio (read and play)
CD-I (read)
Photo CD (single and multisession)
Video CD (read)
CD-Extra (read)
CD-TEXT (read)
Super Audio CD (compatible layer in Hybrid disc type)
Note: Some software configurations
compatible with all media.
may
not
Note: Programs included with this product are licensed
under the terms and conditions of the license agreements
that are shipped with the feature or option.
All other terms and conditions are the same as those
applicable to the IBM machine type in which the feature
is installed.
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To obtain copies of the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty,
contact your reseller or call IBM.
In the United States, call 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378), or write
to:
Warranty Information
P.O. Box 12195
Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709
Attn: Dept UF2A/B203
Help and service information — Features and
options
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During the warranty period you can obtain support for a
warranty-related issue by accessing IBM online services
(requires Internet access account, not included) or by
calling the IBM Support Center , 24 hours a day, 7 days
a week, to answer any questions regarding your new IBM
option. Response time will vary depending on the number
and nature of calls received. If you need warranty
service, return or exchange is available. In addition, if
your IBM option is installed in an IBM computer, you may
be entitled to service at your location. For general
questions related to the use of your options, fee-based
support is available.
Your technical support
Limitations: None
Planning information
Cable orders required: No
Installation time: Approximately 20 minutes
Packaging: One box (plain brown box — not packaged for
consumer)
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Prices
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Part
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IBM Multi-Burner Plus
73P3370
$169
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IBM price; does not include tax or shipping and is subject to
change without notice. Reseller prices may vary.
Trademarks
ThinkCentre and NetVista are trademarks of International
Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other
countries or both.
IntelliStation,
eServer,
and
xSeries
are
registered
trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation
in the United States or other countries or both.
Pentium is a trademark of Intel Corporation.
Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation.
Other company, product, and service names may be
trademarks or service marks of others.
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