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Sony DRU-842A Internal 20X Max Multi-Format DVD Drive (DRU842A)


Sony’s latest Multi-format DVD burner now has the capability of burning DVD+R discs at up to amazing 20X speed, delivering a full 4.7GB DVD in about 4 minutes. 8.5GB DVD-R Dual Layer discs are supported at 12X max recording(DVD+R Double layer supported at 8X), and DVD-RAM burning, with an eye towards data backup, is supported at 12X max. You get blazing CD-R/RW recording too, eliminating the need for a separate CD burner The DRU-842A is a DVD burner like.no.other

Features & Specifications:

Interfaces: ATAPI/EIDE
Loading Mechanism: Motorized Tray
Media & Modes Supported: DVD-R/-R DL/-RW, DVD+R/DVD+R DL/+RW DVD-RAM: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video CD: CD-DA, CD-ROM (XA), CD Extra, Video CD, Photo CD4, CD Text, multi-session
Mount Design: Horizontal, Vertical
System Requirements
Hard Drive 10GB
Operating System Windows® Vista, XP, or Windows 2000 Professional Operating Systems
Processor Pentium® III 1.0Ghz or faster (or equivalent) CPU minimum Pentinum IV 2.0GHz or faster (or equivalent) CPU is recommended for real-time video authoring/editing
RAM 256MB, 512MB if using Windows Vista
Operating Conditions
Average Access Time 160ms (DVD 16X), 140ms (CD 48X)
Burst Transfer Rate 66.6MB/s Ultra DMA66 Mode 4
Sustained Transfer Rate 21MB/s (16X DVD-ROM)
Power Consumption (in Operation) 1.7A max (+5V DC), 1.9A max (+12V DC)
Power Requirements +5V/+12V
Disc Capacity 8.5GB/4.7GB
Buffer Memory 2MB
Dimensions (Approx.) 5.75"x1.63"x 7.0"
Weight (Approx.) 2lbs
Optical Drive
CD Read: 48x max.
CD-R Write: 48X max.
CD-RW Write: 32X max.
DVD Read: 16x max
DVD+R DL Write: 8X max.
DVD+R Write: 20X max.
DVD+RW Write: 8X max.
DVD-R DL Write: 12x max.
DVD-R Write: 20X max.
DVD-RAM Write: 12X max.
DVD-RW Write: 6X max.

Product Content:

  • Sony DRU-842A Internal 20X Max Multi-Format DVD Drive (DRU842A)

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Sony DRU-842A Internal 20X Max Multi-Format DVD Drive (DRU842A)
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