SpeedBurn24 - Page 1
drives give the chance to add an extra device to your PC when your IDE channels
are reserved or even to move the drive between PC Desktop / Notebook without
Reset / Power Down your computer. The drive we have in our hands is an external
LiteOn LTR-24102B and is provided by "DatOptic".The
drive comes with a Firewire / IEEE-1394 interface which offers plug and play
addition, "DatOptic" provided us with a 1394-IDE Bridge Board Firewire
to ATA/ATAPI card, ideal to convert your existing IDE devices such as CD-ROM,
CD-R HD, to plug-and-play FireWire, versions.
- The package
The supplied retail package contained DatOptic's SpeedBurn24, which is based
upon the famous 'LiteOn LTR-24102B' external drive, a Firewire connection cable,
a PCI Firewire card (for using with the External FireWire drive) and a driver
The drive is packed into the essential blue plastic case. In the picture you
can see the front side, which reveals the familiar Lite-ON 24202B, with the
extra power button on the right-top side of the case.
On the rear side of the external case, there are two FireWire connectors, allowing
the serial connection of the drive to other FireWire devices, an audio output
used for speaker connections, a cooling fan and the AC input connector.
In the picture below you can see the internal of the case without the drive.
Beginning from the left bottom side, you can see on the audio cable, the IDE
to FireWire bridge card with the IDE cable in the side of the drive. On the
right side of the case there are the power conversion circuits, which supply
the drive with the appropriate operation voltage. The same circuits also power
the cooling fan.
This is a top uncovered view when the drive is connected into the external
The topside of the case has the yellow "FireWire" label, the "SpeedBurn24"
logo by Dat Optic Inc.