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OptoRite 48/16/48 CD-RW Burner Review - Specifications

High speed CD-RW burners are becoming increasingly more affordable each day as they gain in popularity. Follow Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at a 48/16/48 speed burner from OptoRite. You can pick one of these kits up for $100 US, but does it actually work well and most importantly, at its marked speeds? Read on and find out - It might just make the perfect Christmas gift for the geek in your family!

| Optical Drives & Media in Storage | Posted: Dec 15, 2002 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%      Manufacturer: OptoRite

Specifications

 

 

Speed :

 

48x Write CD-R

 

16x Rewrite CD-RW

 

48x Read CD-ROM Speed

 

Interface :

 

ATAPI / E-IDE, support up to Ultra-DMA Mode2 (33.3MB/sec)

 

Access Time :

 

100ms (typical)

 

Buffer Size :

 

2MB

 

System Requirement :

 

CPU Pentium 2 400MHz or faster, 64MB DRAM required

 

HDD must have access time < 20ms, with a minimum of 100MB Free space

 

Compatibility :

 

Windows 95/98/NT/ME/XP/2000

 

Supported Disc Format :

 

CD/CD-R/CD-RW formats both 8cm & 12cm discs (up to 99 mins)

 

Supported Write Modes:

 

Disc-at-once, Track-at-Once, Session-at-Once, Multi-Session, Packet Writing.

 

MTBF (Life) :

 

70,000 Hours

 

Dimension :

 

146 (D) x 194 (W) x 41.7 (H) mm

 

Weight :

 

850g

 

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