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Iomega CD-RW Plus
By Justin Ong
Category : Optical Storage
Published by Jimmy Tang on Wednesday, 21st July, 2004
Rating : 3.5 out of 5 stars  


Iomega CD-RW Plus Technical Specification

Before we explore the product, let's have a quick look at its specifications below:-

Iomega CD-RW Plus Technical Specification
Performance [DVD]
  • Data Transfer Rate /read: 177.28 Mbit/sec (16X, Max.)
  • Access Time: 125 ms (Random)
[CD]
  • Data Transfer Rate /write: 7,800 KByte/sec (52X)
  • Data Transfer Rate /rewrite: 3600 KByte/sec (24X)
  • Data Transfer Rate /read: 7,800 KByte/sec (52X, Max.)
  • Digital Audio Extraction: 7,200 KBytes/sec (48x)
  • Access Time: 125 ms (Random)
Interface
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 1.1 (limits drive speeds to 4x4x6x6x)
  • 2 vacant USB ports required
Writing Mode [CD-R/-RW]
  • Track-at-Once
  • Disc-at-Once
  • Multisession
  • Fixed and variable packet writing
Disc Size
  • [DVD] 120 mm disc
  • [CD] 80 and 120 mm discs
Readable Formats [DVD]
  • DVD+R 4.7GB
  • DVD+RW 4.7GB
  • DVD-R 4.7GB
  • DVD-RW 4.7GB
  • DVD-ROM
[CD]
  • CD-ROM
  • CD-R
  • CD-RW
Buffer
  • 2 MB
Software
  • MusicMatch Jukebox
  • Iomega Automatic Backup
  • Iomega HotBurn Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition
  • Sonic CinePlayer 1.5
  • CharisMac Discribe
Other Interfaces
  • CF I/II
  • IBM MicroDrive
  • Memory stick (all formats including MS Pro and Magic Gate)
  • MMC
  • SmartMedia
  • Secure Digital
Physical Characteristics
  • Dimension: 190.5 x 50.8 x 247.7 mm(W x H x D)
  • Weight: 2.38 Kg
Supported Operating System [Windows]
  • Pentium® II (or equivalent) for minimum requirement or Pentium III (or equivalent) for maximum performance recommended with USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 connection. (Some USB controllers or motherboards may not support all types of USB devices. USB 2.0 connection required to achieve full 52x24x52x speeds. USB 1.1 limits speeds to 4x4x6x.)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 98 / 98SE / 2000 / Me / XP
  • 75MB hard drive space required to install software
  • Either standard USB 1.1 or Hi-speed USB 2.0 port
  • Must meet recommended RAM requirements for your operating system
  • CD-ROM drive or 740MB hard drive space to copy CDs. Software will require additional hard drive space.
  • To achieve maximum 52x record/write speed, your system may require files to be copied to the hard drive rather than directly from another source disk or drive
[Mac]
  • Power Macintosh® G5, G4 or G3 (blue and white G3 only) or iMac™ with built-in USB 1.1 connection. (See Apple website for information regarding USB 2.0 drivers. HotBurn supports USB 1.1 for Mac only. Also note above that USB 1.1 connections limit the speed of the drive to 4x4x6x.)
  • Mac OS 8.6, 9.0.4 or 9.1 or X for CDRW; Mac OS X for Card Reader
  • 75MB hard drive space required to install software
  • Either standard USB 1.1 or Hi-speed USB 2.0 port
  • Must meet recommended RAM requirements for your operating system
  • CD-ROM drive or 740MB hard drive space to copy CDs. Software will require additional hard drive space.
  • To achieve maximum 52x record/write speed, your system may require files to be copied to the hard drive rather than directly from another source disk or drive

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