Ultrabay Slim DVD Multi-Burner III

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Ultrabay Slim Super Multi-Burner Drive

This is a PATA DVD writer for the Ultrabay Slim.


  • Read capabilities
    • CD-ROM (24x)
    • DVD-ROM (8x)
  • Write capabilities
    • CD-R (24x)
    • CD-RW (16x)
    • DVD-R (8x)
    • DVD-R DL (2x)
    • DVD-RW (4x)
    • DVD-RAM (3x)
    • DVD+R (8x)
    • DVD+R DL (2.4x)
    • DVD+RW (4x)

Ultrabay Slim optical drive

Actual Drives

  • Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc.
    • GSA-4083N
    • GSA-U10N (IDE/ATAPI)
  • Panasonic / Matshita
    • UJ-842 (latest firmware: RB01)
    • UJ-852
    • UJ-862
  • Sony-Optiarc
    • AD-7910A

Part numbers

Bezel Marketing PN FRU PN Name and Product Page
Curved 40Y8622 39T2729 Notebook Super Multi-Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive
Flat 40Y8623 39T2677, 39T2679 ThinkPad Super Multi-Burner Ultrabay Slim Drive
Flat 41N5643 39T2829, 39T2851, 39T2855, 42T2501, 42T2506 ThinkPad Ultrabay Slim DVD Burner

Linux support

If connected at boot time, the drive is normally /dev/sr0.

Supported with

NOTICE: If the Panasonic / Mashita UJ-862 DVD-RW drive is used in R61, then it has to be used either with a caddy or fitted with plastic spacers on the top(2mm) and on the bottom(1mm) so it sits tight and don't move.

Extra information: The UJ-862 drive IS PATA and not S-ATA.