Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Optiarc's latset AD7200S is a multi writer supporting all types of DVD media currently available. Its high speed specifications support burning of DVD±R media at 20X, DVD-R DL media at 12X, DVD+R DL at 8X, DVD+R DL at 8X, DVD+RW at 8X, DVD-RW at 6X and DVD-RAM at 12X. CD-R media can be burned at 48X and CD-RW at 32X.
The differrence to the AD-7200A model, is that this one is using a S-ATA interface to connect to the computer.
Our test sample was the bulk version of the drive, so we did not get the stuff that the bundle offers.
||DVD: 16x max. CD: 48x max.
||DVD-R: 20x max. DVD +R: 20x max.
DVD-RW: 6x max. DVD +RW: 8x max.
DVD-R DL: 12x max. DVD +R9: 8x max.
DVD-RAM: 12x max.
CD-R: 48x max. CD-RW: 32x max.
|Access time :
||DVD: 160 ms CD: 140 ms
||Motorized tray load mechanism for horizontal and vertical use
|Burst Transfer Rate:
||DVD-ROM, DVD-R (DL), DVD-RW (DL), DVD-RAM, DVD +R (DL), DVD +RW, CD-ROM, CD-R and CD-RW with 80mm and 120mm diameter
||DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I Ready, CD-Bridge, PhotoCD, VideoCD, CD-DA, CD Extra, CD Text
||DAO, SAO, TAO with zero gap, variable or fixed packet, multisession
||MPC Level 3, MultiRead, PC2001
||148 mm x 42 mm x 170 mm
||Dust protected enclosure, buffer under run error prevention,
available colours: beige, black, silver
Our test sample was manufactured in November 2007.
This drive is based on the NEC MC-10044 chipset.
The drive was connected via the S-ATA interface and was recognized as "Optiarc DVD RW AD-7200S ".