ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive (Serial ATA)
The 43N3214 - ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive
(Serial ATA) is designed to easily install into the new
native serial Ultrabay media bay found in selected ThinkPad
systems such as the ThinkPad T400, T500, W500, R400, R500
Series notebooks and the ThinkPad X200 UltraBase. View DVD
movies, record music and data to inexpensive CD and high capacity DVD
media, and install CD/DVD software with this optical drive option.
ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive (Serial ATA)
part number
World wide
Features and specifications
The ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive (Serial ATA) (43N3214):
• Supports read/write compatibility with multiple CD and DVD approved
formats including (CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R,
DVD+RW, DVD+R Double Layer, DVD-R Dual Layer media).
• Provides buffer underrun protection for reliable CD and DVD media
• Includes the following software package:
o WinDVD Creator Plus video editing and authoring software for
capturing, editing, and creating your own videos. Save your
home videos to DVD-R discs that are compatible with most settop consumer DVD players and most PC DVD drives.
o WinDVD software for playback of MPEG-2 files and DVD movies.
o Multimedia Center for Think Offerings burning software for
recording to CD and DVD supported media.
• Maximum data transfer rates:
o Write speeds1:
CD-R media - 24X ZCLV (3.69 MB/Sec)
CD-RW media - 4X CLV (0.61 MB/Sec)
High-speed CD-RW media - 10X CLV (1.53 MB/Sec)
Ultra-speed CD-RW media - 16X ZCLV (2.46 MB/Sec)
DVD-R media - 8X CAV (11.08 MB/Sec)
DVD-R DL - 4X ZCLV (5.54 MB/Sec)
DVD+R media - 8X CAV (11.08 MB/Sec)
DVD+R DL - 4X ZCLV (5.54 MB/Sec)
DVD-RW media - 6X ZCLV (8.31 MB/Sec)
DVD+RW media - 6X ZCLV (8.31 MB/Sec)
DVD-RAM media - 5X PCAV (6.93 MB/Sec)
• Read speeds1:
o CD-ROM - 24X CAV (3.69 MB/Sec)
o DVD-ROM - 8X CAV (11.08 MB/Sec)
• Maximum Burst data transfer rates:
o Ultra DMA Mode 6: 133 MB/s
o Multiword DMA Mode 2: 16.6 MB/s
o ATA PIO Mode 4: 16.6 MB/s
• Average access times:
o CD-ROM: 150 ms (typical)
o DVD-ROM: 180 ms (typical)
: CD and DVD drives list maximum rates; rates are variable and are often less than the
maximum possible.
Announce date: 05 Aug 2008 (Worldwide)
Planned availability date: 05 Aug 2008 (Worldwide)
Hardware compatibility
ThinkPad T400
ThinkPad T500
ThinkPad W500
Machine Type
Software requirements
Microsoft Windows XP
Windows Vista
ThinkPad DVD Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive (Serial ATA)
Quick Start Guide
Safety information book on CD
Super CD containing User's Guide, WinDVD, WinDVD Creator and Multi
MediaCentre applications
Document id: MIGR-70228
Last modified: 2008-08-18
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