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Toshiba ZA2431P03 8x24x8x DVD-ROM/CD-RW 
Notebook Combo Drive


Multimedia meets portable computing with the Panasonic ZA2431P03, slim-line DVD-ROM drive which delivers 8X24X8X performance to mobile road warriors. With data transfer rates up to 10,820KB/sec for DVD media, and 3,600KB/sec for CD media, the drive provides outstanding multimedia performance for the mobile market. Random access times of 100ms for DVD and 95ms for CD-ROM also contribute to the drive's superior capabilities.


  • 8X DVD-ROM Data Transfer
  • 24X CD-ROM Data Transfer
  • 8X CD-RW Data Transfer
  • CD-R, CD-RW Compatible
  • IDE (ATAPI) DVD/CDRW Combo Drive
  • 128KB Buffer


Compatible Standards: DVD: DVD-ROM (DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18), DVD-R (read, single border)
CD: CD-DA, CD+G, CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video CD), Multisession CD (Photo-CD, CD-Extra, CD-RW, CD-R), CD-R (read), CD-RW (read)
Access Time:
Average Random Access 100ms (DVD)
95ms (CD 24X)
Average Random Seek 95ms (DVD)
90ms (CD 24X)
Full Stroke 160ms (DVD)
160ms (CD 24X)
Data Transfer Rate:
Sustained Data Transfer Rate DVD:
4,463-10,820 KByte/s (single layer - 3.3 - 8X)
3,380-8,112 KByte/s (dual layer - 2.5X - 6X)
2,163-3,245 KByte/s (Video, CSS Disc - 1.6X - 2.4X)
CD mode 1:
600-855 KByte/s (4X - 5.7X)
1,552-3,600 KByte/s (10.3X - 24X)
CD mode 2:
684.4 - 975.3 KByte /s (4X - 5.7X)
1,769 - 4,104 KByte/s (10.3 - 24X)
Burst Host Transfer Rate 16.7MB/s (PIO Mode 4 & Multi word DMA)
33.3MB/s (Ultra DMA)
Spin Up Time: 2.0s (DVD)
1.5s (CD)
Rotational Speed: DVD (Single layer, 3.3X-8X) approx. 4,670 rpm
DVD (Dual layer, 2.5X-6X) approx. 3,792 rpm
DVD-VIDEO (CSS Disc, 1.6X-2.4X) approx. 1,377-2,222 rpm
CD: 4X-5.7X approx. 1,200-2,000 rpm
CD: 10.3X-24X approx. 5,100 rpm
Buffer Cache Size: 128KByte

Product Content:

  • Toshiba ZA2431P03 8x24x8x DVD-ROM/CD-RW Notebook Combo Drive

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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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Toshiba ZA2431P03 8x24x8x DVD-ROM/CD-RW Notebook Combo Drive
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