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IBM ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo II Drive 08K9701

IBM ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo II Drive 08K9701
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8X Write, 8X ReWrite, 24X CD Read, 8X DVD Read internal EIDE/ATAPI CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive for select ThinkPad notebooks with Ultrabay 2000 Drive Bay, ThinkPad Dock, ThinkPad UltraBase X2 media slice or IBM Portable Drive Bay 2000

Multi-Use drive records CD's and lets you view DVD files from the same drive

With the ThinkPad CD-RW/DVD Combo II Drive, you never have to choose between DVD capabilities and CD-RW again. You get the functionality of both drives in one slim form factor. And the new Combo II Drive delivers twice the maximum write performance of the previous Combo Ultrabay 2000 Drive.

The Combo II Drive is a business traveler's dream. Imagine relaxing on your next flight with your favorite DVD movie playing on your ThinkPad notebook. New DVD player software now includes exciting viewing features to enhance your DVD-watching experience.

When it's time to get down to business, CD-RW function is ready with speed and reliability. The Combo II Drive includes new easier-to-use CD recording software and is equipped with buffer underrun prevention technology to virtually eliminate write errors on both CD-R and CD-RW media.

Features and Benefits:

• Large storage capacity — up to 650MB of capacity to store multimedia, graphics, pictures and data on a single CD-R or CD-RW disc.

• Improve your productivity — speedy 8X Max when writing to CD-R and CD-RW media, 24X Max when reading CD media and 8X Max when reading DVD media.

• Backward read/write compatibility with most existing CD-ROM media and backward read compatibility with most existing DVD and DVD-RAM media.

• Simple, slide-in plug-and-play installation for many ThinkPad notebooks as well as the IBM Portable Drive Bay 2000, UltraBase X2 media slice and ThinkPad Dock.

• Includes easy to use CD-RW recording software from Veritas - RecordNow/DLA plus InterVideo's industry standard WinDVD movie navigator software.

Installation requirements

To install the CD-RW drive, your computer must meet the following minimum requirements:

• ThinkPad with Ultrabay 2000 Drive Bay, ThinkPad Dock, ThinkPad UltraBase X2 media slice or IBM Portable Drive Bay 2000

• Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0 operating system

Dimensions: 5.13"(w) x .56"(h) x 5.68"(d)

Form Factor (Drive): Internal notebook drive

CD Read: 24X

CD Write: 8X

CD ReWrite: 8X

DVD Read: 8X

Headphone jack: No

OS Support: Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows® 95, Windows® 98/98SE, Windows® Me, Windows® NT 4.0

Warranty Terms: One-year IBM limited

IBM part number: 08K9701