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Plextor PX-708A Dual Format 8x DVD Writer
By Justin Ong
Category : Optical Storage
Published by Jimmy Tang on Thursday, 4th March, 2004
Rating : 4 out of 5 stars  


Technical Specifications

Plextor PX-708A Technical Specifications
Interface
  • E-IDE/ATAPI
Data Capacity
  • 4.7 GB (DVD+R and DVD-R general disc v.2.0)
  • 4.7 GB (DVD+RW and DVD-RW v.1.0/v.2.0)
  • 800 MB (CD-R/RW 90 min. Disc)
  • 700 MB (CD-R/RW 80 min. Disc)
  • 650 MB (CD-R/RW 74 min. Disc)
  • 185 MB (CD-R/RW 21 min. Disc)
Writing Speed (CD-R)
  • 40x
  • 32x
  • 16x
  • 8x
  • 4x
Writing Speed (CD-RW)
  • 24x
  • 10x
  • 4x
Writing Speed (DVD)
  • DVD+R: 8x, 4x, 2.4x
  • DVD-R: 4x, 2x
  • DVD+RW: 4x, 2.4x
  • DVD-RW: 2x
Reading Speed (CD-ROM
  • 40x Max. (CAV)
Reading Speed (DVD-ROM)
  • 12x Max. (CAV)
Access Time
  • <130 ms (CD)
  • <180 ms (DVD)
Data Buffer
  • 2MB with Buffer Underrun Protection
Firmware
  • Upgradeable Flash ROM
Writing Methods (CD)
  • Disc at Once
  • Track at Once
  • Session at Once
  • Fixed and Variable Packet Writing
  • Multi-session
Writing Methods (DVD)
  • Disc at Once
  • Sequential Write
  • Random Access Write
Supported Write/Read Formats*
  • CD-DA
  • CD-Extra
  • CD-ROM Mode1
  • CD-ROM Mode2
  • CD-ROM XA
  • PhotoCD
  • VideoCD
  • Multi-session
  • CD Text
  • UDF
  • CD-I
Dimension
  • 146 mm x 41.3mm x 190mm
Weight
  • 1.2kg
Bundled Software
  • Nero Burning rom v5.5.10.45
  • InCD v4.0
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader v6.0
  • PowerDVD v5.0
  • PowerProducer v2.0
* NOTE: DVD-RAM not supported

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