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Toshiba ZA2229P04 8X24X IDE Slim Line DVD-ROM Drive


Multimedia meets portable computing with the ZA2229P04, slim-line DVD-ROM drive which delivers 8X performance to mobile road warriors. With data transfer rates up to 10,820KB/sec for DVD media, and 3,600KB/sec for CD media, the drive provides outstanding multimedia performance for the mobile market. Random access times of 100ms for DVD and 95ms for CD-ROM also contribute to the drive's superior capabilities.


  • 12.7mm Form Factor
  • 8X Data Transfer CD-R, CD-RW
  • Compatible Ultra DMA
  • 128KB Buffer

  • Specifications:

    Compatible Standards: DVD: DVD-ROM (DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18), DVD-R (read, single border) CD: CD-DA, CD+G, CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video CD), CD-I, Multisession CD (Photo-CD, CD-Extra, CD-RW, CD-R), CD-R (read), CD-RW (read)
    Access Time:
    Average Random Access: 100ms (DVD)
    95ms (CD 24X)
    Average Random Seek: 95ms (DVD)
    90ms (CD 24X)
    Full Stroke: 160ms (DVD)
    160ms (CD 24X)
    Data Transfer Rate:
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate DVD:
    4,463-10,820 KByte/s (single layer - 3.3 - 8X)
    3,380-8,112 KByte/s (dual layer - 2.5X - 6X)
    2,163-3,245 KByte/s (Video, CSS Disc - 1.6X - 2.4X)
    CD mode 1:
    600-855 KByte/s (4X - 5.7X)
    1,552-3,600 KByte/s (10.3X - 24X)
    CD mode 2:
    684.4 - 3,600 KByte /s (4X - 5.7X)
    1,769 - 4,104 KByte/s (10.3 - 24X)
    Burst Host Transfer Rate 16.7MB/s (PIO Mode 4)
    33.3MB/s (Ultra DMA)
    Spin Up Time: 2.5s (DVD)
    2.0s (CD)
    Rotational Speed: DVD (Single layer, 3.3X-8X) approx. 4,670 rpm
    DVD (Dual layer, 2.5X-6X) approx. 3,792 rpm
    DVD-VIDEO (CSS Disc, 1.6X-2.4X) approx. 1.377-2,222 rpm
    CD: 4X-5.7X approx. 1,200-2,000 rpm
    CD: 10.3X-24X approx. 5,100 rpm
    Buffer Cache Size: 128KByte
    Physical Characteristics:
    Dimensions: 5.04" x 0.5" x 4.96" (128mm x 12.7mm x 126.1mm)
    Weight: 9.35 ounces (0.265kg)
    Error Rates:
    Hard Read Error 10-15 (DVD)
    10-15 (CD - mode 1)
    10-12 (CD - mode 2)
    Seek Read Error 10-6
    MTBF: 60,000 hours

    Product Content:

    • Toshiba ZA2229P04 8X24X IDE Slim Line DVD-ROM Drive

    Before you purchase this item, please ensure that you have verified compatibility with system by visiting the manufacturer's web site.
    We assume no responsibility and will not accept full refunds for items purchased that are not compatible with your system configuration



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    Toshiba ZA2229P04 8X24X IDE Slim Line DVD-ROM Drive
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