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Toshiba SD-M1712 16X48X ATAPI Half 
Height DVD-ROM Drive (SDM1712)


When you choose a DVD-ROM drive, turn to the undisputed leader in DVD: Toshiba. Toshiba lead the DVD revolution as one of the developers of the format, and since then the company has continued to develop products that lead the industry in reliability and performance. Toshiba's new SD-M1712 16X DVD-ROM drive is the drive of choice for consumers that want the fastest access to hundreds of multimedia, gaming, reference and educational titles on DVD. Plus, the drive is backward compatible with all CD media, so consumers can continue to enjoy their existing CD-ROM, CD-audio, CD-R and CD-RW libraries.


  • 2X DVD-RAM playback
  • 16X DVD-ROM playback
  • 4.8X DVD-R playback
  • Random access: 95ms DVD-ROM, 170ms DVD-RAM, 85ms CD-ROM
  • Compatible with CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RAM and DVD-R media
  • 192KB Buffer
  • MTBF 100,000 Power on Hours


Compatible Standards:

CD CD-DA, CD+(E)G, CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video CD), CD-I, Multisession CD (Photo-CD, CD-Extra, CD-RW, CD-R), CD-R (read), CD-RW (read)

Access Time:

Average Random Access 95ms (DVD-ROM)
170ms (DVD-RAM)
85ms (CD 48X)
Average Random Seek 85ms (DVD-ROM)
130ms (DVD-RAM)
80ms (CD 48X)
Full Stroke 200ms (DVD-ROM)
300ms (DVD-RAM)
180ms (CD 48X)

Data Transfer Rate:

Sustained Data Transfer Rate 8,910 - 21,600 KByte/s (DVD)
5,540 - 13,500 KByte/s (DVD, Dual Layer)
2,704 - 6,536 KByte/s (DVD-Video)
2,704 - 6,536 KByte/s (DVD-R, DVD-RW)
2,704 KByte/s (DVD-RAM)
3,105 - 7,200 KByte/s (CD - mode 1)
3,541 - 8,212 KByte/s (CD - mode 2)
Burst Data Transfer Rate 16.7MB/s (PIO Mode 4 & Multiple Word DMA)
33.3MB/s (Ultra DMA)

Physical Characteristics:

Dimensions 5.75" x 1.6" x 7.6" (146mm x 41.5mm x 193mm)
Weight 2.18lbs (0.99kg)
Mounting Orientations ±20° Horizontal / ±10° Vertical

Error Rates:

Hard Read Error 10-15 (DVD)
10-15 (CD - mode 1)
10-12 (CD - mode 2)
Seek Read Error 10-6
MTBF 100,000 hours

Product Content:

  • Toshiba SD-M1712 16X48X ATAPI Half-Height DVD-ROM Drive (SDM1712)

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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Availability: Usually ships the same business day

Toshiba SD-M1712 16X48X ATAPI Half-Height DVD-ROM Drive (SDM1712)
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