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Sony CRX230E 52x32x52x ATAPI/EIDE CD-RW Drive (CRX230)


Sony raises the bar for high performance CD-R/RW burning again with its new 52X max. CD-RW drive. The CRX230E can create a full CD-R disc in less than 2 minutes or a full CD-RW disc in about 4 minutes, and features Power-Burn drive conformed buffer underrun protection technology. Installation of the CRX230E into small footprint desktop computer cases is easier thanks to the drive's shorter length. Works with Windows 98SE/2000, Windows Millennium Edition, and the Windows XP Home and Professional operating systems


  • Blazing fast 52x max. CD-R burning
  • Short length drive ideal for easy installation in small footprint PC cases
  • Ideal for sending pictures, video, and your own original music to others, or backing up your system
  • Power Burn conformed buffer underrun protection feature for smooth, reliable burns
  • Internal EIDE/ATAPI drive for installation in Microsoft Windows operating system environment

  • Specifications:

    Read/Write Speed CD-R Write: 4X, 8X, 12X, 16X CLV
    24X ~ 40X P-CAV
    52X CAV (turbo mode) max.
    CD-RW Write: 4X, 8X, 10X, 12X CLV
    16X ~ 24X CAV max.
    CD Read: 52X max.
    Buffer Memory 2 MB
    Random Access Time 100 ms.
    Interface ATAPI/EIDE
    Sustained Transfer Rate (CD-R/RW Discs) 600 kB/s (4X CD-R/RW read/write)
    1,200 kB/s (8X CD-R/RW read/write)
    1,800 kB/s (12X CD-R/RW read/write)
    7,800 kB/s (52X CD-R/RW read/write)
    Media and Modes Supported CD-R, CD-RW,
    CD-ROM (Mode 1 & Mode 2),
    CD-ROM XA (form 1 & form 2),
    CD Audio,
    Video CD,
    CD Extra,
    Packet Writing
    Burst Transfer Rate PIO Mode 4: 16.7 MB/s,
    Ultra DMA Mode 2: 33.3 MB/s.
    Weight Approx. 2.2 lbs.

    Product Content:

    • Sony CRX230E 52x32x52x ATAPI/EIDE CD-RW Drive (CRX230)

    Before you purchase this item, please ensure that you have verified compatibility with system by visiting the manufacturer's web site.
    We assume no responsibility and will not accept full refunds for items purchased that are not compatible with your system configuration



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