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Sony DRU830A 18x Dual Layer DVD Burner

 DRU830A
Sony DRU830A 18x Dual Layer DVD Burner


 
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Product Description

The DRU830A, Sony's newest DVD burner now incorporates 18X DVD recording. The drive supports DVD(+), DVD(-), and DVD(RAM) media.

The package is supplied with a comprehensive Nero 7 software suite. You can store 'albums' worth of digital pictures, make your own DVD movies, compile custom music collections and even backup your valuable computer data.

The front bezel can also be interchanged between white/silver or black to suit your desktop PC colour.

Key Features

  • Multi-format Support
    Reads and Writes to DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, CD-R, CD-RW and CD-ROM.
  • 18X Max DVD (Single Layer) Recording
  • 8X Max DVD (Double/Dual Layer) Recording
  • 12X Max DVD-RAM Recording
  • 48X Max CD Recording
    Record a CD in under 3 minutes.
  • 32X Max CD ReWriting
    Compatible with standard (1-4X), High Speed (6-12X) and Ultra Speed (16X-24X) CD-RW media.
  • 48X Max CD Playback & DAE
    Great for high-speed Digital Audio Extraction.
  • Record & Play CD-ROMs, CD-Audio & Video-CD Disks
  • Record & Play DVD-ROM & DVD Movie Disks
  • 2MB Buffer with PowerBurn
    Integrated laser management & buffer-under-run technology.
  • Easy to Install & Use
    Connects to the IDE interface found in most desktop PC's.
  • Shortened Depth
    Designed to fit the latest 'mini' style PC cases.
  • 80mm Media Support
    Reads & Write 'mini' CD's and will Read 80mm DVD's.
  • Supports DVD Region Coding on Playback
    Most pre-recorded DVD Movie disks are region coded (Region 1 = North America, Region 4 = Australia/NZ/South America, etc). The region code is set during installation and can be subsequently changed up to 4 times. Region coding does not apply to DVD-ROMs, CD's or user recorded DVD's.
  • Exceptional Software Suite
    Ships with Nero 7 Software Suite (DVD & CD mastering) software, InCD (Packet Writing), Nero BackItUp (PC file backup), Nero Vision (Video Editing & DVD Authoring); Nero Showtime (DVD playback), Nero Recode (DVD Backup), Nero Media Home (Media FIle Sharing), Nero Home (Digital Home Entertainment Centre), Nero PhotoSnap (Photo Retouch), Nero PhotoSnap Viewer (Photo Viewer), Nero Cover Designer (Disk label creation) and Nero Tool Kit (Disk utility) software.
  • 1 Year Warranty
    Includes Telephone Technical Support.


Specifications
Writing Formats CD-ROM, CD-DA (CD Audio), CD Text, Video CD, UDF & DVD+/-R/RW/RAM
Reading Formats CD-ROM, CD-DA (CD Audio), CD Text, Video CD, UDF & Photo CD; DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, UDF & DVD+/-R/RW/RAM
Media Types 80 & 120mm CD-R & CD-RW, 74min/650MB & 80min/700MB; 120mm DVD+R/RW, -R/RW and -RAM
Writing Methods Disc-At-Once, Track-At-Once, Session-At-Once & Packet (fixed or Variable) CD; Random & Sequential DVD+RW; Disc at Once, Incremental & Restricted Overwrite DVD-RW
Max DVD+/- R Single Layer 18X
Max DVD+/- R Double/Dual Layer 8x
Max DVD-RAM 12X
Max DVD Playback 16X
Max CD Write 48X
Max CD ReWrite 32X
Max Interface PIO Mode4: 16.6 MB/s, Multi-Word DMA Mode2: 16.6 MB/s, Ultra DMA Mode4 66.6 MB/s
Buffer 2MB with PowerBurn
Average Access 130ms (CD-ROM) and 140ms (DVD-ROM)
Mounting Orientation Horizontal or Vertical (Horizontal only with 80mm Media)
Rear Interface 40pin ATA-PI E-IDE
Rear Power 4 Pin +5V/ +12V DC
Current 1.5A @ 5V/12V Max
Dimensions (WxHxD) 145 x 41.5 x 165 mm (excluding Bezel)
Weight 750g (drive only)
System Requirements Desktop or Tower machine with an available 5.25" 1/2 height drive bay (open front) and IDE Interface with available connector & address. Pentium III 800MHz or faster with 256MB RAM & 1GB HDD space (1.6GHz Pentium 4 with 10GB recommended), Windows 2K Pro/XP Home or Professional. Not compatible with Mac OS


Designed for Windows XP Compact Disk Recordable/ReWritable DVD ROM/Video Compact Disk ReWritable High Speed RW DVD+R DL RW DVD+ReWritable

1 See our article on Multi-zone or Region Free Information.

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