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Toshiba XM-6401B 40x SCSI CD-ROM Drive (XM6401B / 6401B / 6401)


The XM-6401B offers the user unrivalled price performance for a SCSI CD-ROM. Equipped with an ULTRA SCSI interface and 256KB data buffer the XM-6401B offers fast data transfer rates and incredibly fast random access time of 80ms and random seek time of 75ms.

This improved performance meets the high-speed data processing requirements of multimedia computers and high expectations of users. The XM-6401B employs full CAV (Constant Angular Velocity) to enable detailed moving images to be transferred smoothly and very quickly. Delivering a massive data transfer rate of 5 MB/sec, the XM-6401 excels with Toshiba's industry leading error correction software in reading CD-R and CD-RW discs as well as high speed CD-DA and raw data transfers.


  • lntemal 12 cd8 cm CD-ROM Disc Drive
  • 5-114 inch half height Form Factor
  • Fast 80 ms Random Access Time
  • Fast 75 ms Random Seek Time
  • Supports 6-1 4X and 17.3-40X Rotational Modes
  • Approx 6,000 KBytels Sustained Transfer Rate ( 1 KByte = 21° Byte )
  • Sync-Transfer on SCSl Bus
  • Photo-CD mutisession Disc Spec ( Photo-CD, CD EXTRA ) compliant
  • Tray Type Electrical LoadIEject
  • Emergency Eject
  • Slant Angle : Horizontal +I-20" Vertical +0° 1-1 0" (side to side) , +/-I 0" ( front to rear)
    In vertical mount, only 12 cm CD-ROM is applicable )
  • Built-in SCSIP interface Controller
  • CD-DA Transfer Through SCSl Bus
  • Built-in MODE-1 ECC and MODEP EDC
  • Embedded CD-ROM XA type ECCIEDC ( MODEP FORM-1 )
  • Efficient Date Transmission Throughput via Large 256 KByte Buffer Memory and Buffer Algorithm
  • Remote SCSI-ID Jumper Block
  • Built-in Terminator (possible ONIOFF)
  • Can be used as an Independent CD Audio Player Disconnected from PC
  • Vibration Cancel. Spindle Motor


Performance Applicable Disc Format *1 Red-Book, Yellow-Book, CD-ROM XA, CD-TEXT
CD-I Bridge ( Photo-CD, Video CD ) ,CD-I, CD-I Ready,
CD-G and Multisession ( Photo-CD,CD EXTRA ,CD-RW, CD-R)
Data Capacity (Yellow-Book)
User Data/Block
2,048 Byte/block (Mode 1)
2,336 Byte/block (Mode 2)
Burst (SCSI Interface) 20 MByte/s ( Sync )
5 MByte/s ( Async )
Rotational Speed 6-14X (CAV) - Approx 3,000 rpm
17.3-40X (CAV) - Approx 8,500 rpm
Transfer Rate Sustained Block Transfer Rate
  • Approx - 450-1,050 Blocks/s ( 6-14X )
  • Approx 1,295-3,000 Blocks/s ( 17.3-40X )
    Sustained Date Transfer Rate
  • Mode 1 Approx 900-2,100 KBytes/s ( 6-14X )
  • Approx 2,595-6,000 KByte/s ( 17.3-40X )
  • Access Time
  • Average Random Access Time - 80 ms Typ ( 40X )
  • Average Random Seek Time - 75 ms Typ ( 40X )
  • Average Full Stroke Access Time - 135 ms Typ ( 40X )
  • Spin up Time ( Focus Search Time and Disc Motor Start up Time ) 3.5 s Typ ( 40X )
    5.5 s Max ( 40X )
    Data Buffer Capacity 256 KByte
    Dimensions 146mm x 41.5mm x 193mm (Excluding Bezel)
    Weight 0.76Kg

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    • Toshiba XM-6401B 40x SCSI CD-ROM Drive (XM6401B / XM-6401 / XM6401)

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    Toshiba XM-6401B 40x SCSI CD-ROM Drive (XM6401B / XM-6401 / XM6401)
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