Sony DRX-830U 18X External Multi-Format DVD Recorder

Sony Updated: 2007-09-26
Sony DRX-830U 18X External Multi-Format DVD Recorder

The DRX-830U DVD burner incorporates 18X max DVD+R burning, delivering a full 4.7GB disc in about 5 minutes using standard 16X DVD+R discs. This drive supports all available DVD formats including single layer 4.7GB DVD+R/+RW, 8.5GB Double/Dual Layer DVD+R DL, and DVD-RAM discs. High performance 48X max CD-R burning and 32X max CD-RW burning means you no longer need a separate CD burner. The DRX-830U features attractive vertical design and sports a high speed USB 2.0 interface for fast and easy connection to Windows® XP/2000 PCs. This drive comes bundled with an unbeatable Nero® 7 software suite for authoring video DVDs, burning data DVD/CDs, backing up your computer, and much more.

Product Specifications
Disc Capacity: 8.5GB/4.7GB
Interfaces: USB 2.0
Loading Mechanism: Motorized Tray
Media & Modes Supported: DVD-R/-R DL/-RW, DVD+R/DVD+R DL/+RW DVD-RAM: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video CD: CD-DA, CD-ROM (XA), CD Extra, Video CD, Photo CD1, CD Text, multi-session
Mount Design: Horizontal, Vertical
Sustained Transfer Rate: 21MB/s (16x DVD-ROM)
Burst Transfer Rate: 480MB/s
Average Access Time: 180ms (DVD 16x), 150ms (CD 48x)
Power Requirements: +12V
Power Consumption: 3.0A max (+12V DC)
Limited Warranty: 1 year Limited Warranty
Buffer Memory: 2MB
USB Port(s): 1 (2.0)
CD Read: 48x
CD-R Write: 8x-16x (CLV), 24x-40x (P-CAV), 48x (CAV max)2
CD-RW Write: 4x-16x (CLV), 24x or 32x (Z-CLV max)2
DVD Read: 16x
DVD+R DL Write: 2.4x (4x CLV max), 6x (8x Z-CLV max)3
DVD+R Write: 4x (CLV), 8x (P-CAV), 16x (18x CAV max)2
DVD-R Write: 4x (CLV), 8x (P-CLV), 16x (CAV), 18x (CAV max)2
DVD+RW Write: 2.4x (4x CLV max), 6x (8x Z-CLV max)2
DVD-R DL Write: 2x (4x max CLV), 6x (Z-CLV max)3
DVD-RAM Write: 5x (6x CLV max), 8x or 10x (12x P-CAV max)2
DVD-RW Write: 2x (4x max CLV), 6x (Z-CLV max)2
Hard Drive: 10GB
Operating System: Windows® Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional (SP2) Operating Systems or Windows® 2000 (SP4) Operating Systems.
RAM: 256MB
Processor: Pentium® III 800MHz or faster (or equivalent) CPU minimum. Pentinum IV 2.0GHz or faster (or equivalent) CPU is recommended for real-time video authoring/editing.