Sony DRX-840U External Multi-Format DVD Burner

Sony Updated: 2007-09-26
Sony DRX-840U External Multi-Format DVD Burner

Burn the widest variety of DVD formats from a single external drive. The DRX-840U is an impressive external DVD multi-drive, now supporting 20X max. DVD+/-R recording which delivers a full 4.7GB disc in about five minutes using standard 16X media. The DRX-840U supports all available DVD formats, including DVD-RAM with an eye towards data backup, and ultra-fast CD-R/RW burning. An attractive vertical drive utilizes the high-speed USB 2.0 interface and includes award-winning Nero® 7 Express software. Compatible with Windows® Vista, Windows XP Home/Professional, and Windows 2000.

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: 130ms (DVD 16x), 110ms (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)
CD-RW Write: 4x-16x (CLV), 24x or 32x (Z-CLV max)
DVD Read: 16x
DVD+R DL Write: 2.4x, 4x CLV, 8x, 12x Z-CLV max
DVD+R Write: 4x (CLV), 8x (P-CAV), 16x (20x CAV max)
DVD-R Write: 4x (CLV), 8x (P-CLV), 16x (CAV), 20x (CAV max)
DVD+RW Write: 2.4x (4x CLV max), 6x (12x Z-CLV max)
DVD-R DL Write: 2x (4x max CLV), 6x, 8x,(12x Z-CLV max)
DVD-RAM Write: 5x (6x CLV max), 8x or 10x (12x P-CAV max)
DVD-RW Write: 2x (4x max CLV), 6x (Z-CLV max)
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.