Ultrabay Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive

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Ultrabay Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive

This is an CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive for the Ultrabay Slim.

Features

  • Read capabilities
    • CD-ROM (24x)
    • DVD-ROM (8x)
  • Write capabilities
    • CD-R (16x)
    • CD-RW (10x)
  • Access Speed: 150 ms (CD-ROM) / 170 ms (DVD)
  • 2 MB Buffer
  • Weight: 210g (0.46 lbs)

Actual Drives

  • Toshiba SD-R9012
  • Matshita (Panasonic) UJDA745
    • Latest firmware: 1.06

UltraBay Slim Optical Drive

Issues

  • May have problems reading DVD+R/RW. (Drive does not report DVD+R/RW read capability.)

IBM Partnumbers

  • Marketing PN: 22P7011 (curved bezel)
  • FRU PN: 08K9865 (Matshita), 62P4556, 92P6581 (KME), 92P5993 (Toshiba)

Linux Support

If connected at boot time, the drive is /dev/hdc.

There is a BIOS Setting that controls the actual speed of the drive ("high" or "low"). If the writing speed never reaches 16x while writing CD-Rs, make sure it is set to "high".

Supported with