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PlexWriter Premium2
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With these drives you can read and record DVDs and/or CDs in all kinds of formats. Please note the difference between DVD+R and DVD-R when buying a DVD burner, often drives can write only to one of those two media types, sometimes to both. When you buy a drive that only supports one type, you will always have to be careful to choose the right writable DVD discs in the shop. Newer DVD drives also support writing to Dual Layer DVDs. This kind of discs have a storage capacity of 8.5 GB instead of the usual 4.7 GB. DVD (re)writers generally can read and write CDs also, but only some CD (re)writers can read DVDs.
optical disc drives
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Included since: 09 Jul 2006
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Info modified on: 21 Dec 2015 23:25:40
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Long product name Plextor PlexWriter Premium2:
The short editorial description of Plextor PlexWriter Premium2
CD-RW/32xRW52xW52xR IDE int Bulk White

Marketing text Plextor PlexWriter Premium2

The official marketing text of Plextor PlexWriter Premium2 as supplied by the manufacturer
The PlexWriter Premium2 is the ideal instrument for both professional and private users who want to copy CD's, archive large files, or create multimedia productions. With the PlexWriter Premium2, the user has a perfect all-in-one product for backup, duplication and all multimedia applications. CD's can be written, rewritten and read on a single unit, and at the highest possible speed.


PlexEraser is a data destruction utility that makes a recorded CD-R disc unreadable. The drive will "re-record" over the Lead-in and data sectors of a write once disc rendering the disc data unusable.


The SecureRecording function lets you write on a CD-R disc and protect the data with a password. To view the contents of a password-protected disc-or even to see a catalog of files-the user must enter the correct password. The password can be entered via PlexTools Professional software, or with SecuViewer software.

Buffer underrun proof

The buffer underrun proof technologies offer a solution to prevent writing failures during the burning process for CD by pausing the burn if the data to the drive write buffer is slowed or stopped. The drive resumes the burn process after the drive write buffer is refilled.

Silent mode

If the drive needs to be used in a quiet environment, the drive can be switched to silent mode. Unique technology that sets the drive for super-silent operation. By controlling access speed, read/write speed, and tray opening and closing speed, you reduce drive noise to a whisper. This technology is excellent for recording studios or offices where low noise is required.


Enable reading CD-R media up to the maximum speed of the drive. Discs that may be damaged due to mishandling or improper use may shatter due to the higher rotational forces reached at the maximum read speed of the drive. The drive's maximum read speed is therefore limited as a safety function. SpeedRead enables the user to increase the read speed of the drive to the maximum possible. Plextor recommends examining each disc before enabling this function.


GigaRec lets you change the recording capacity of a standard CD-R disc from 70 percent up to 140 percent of its standard capacity. You can use GigaRec for CD-DA or data writing at 2X, 4X and 8X disc-at-once (DAO). The feature allows you to get that extra storage on a single disc for a larger project. For smaller projects, like an audio master, the feature enables you to use the entire capacity of the disc, increasing the size of the pits and lands for higher reproductive quality.


VariRec provides user adjustment of the recording power above or below a default level. The default level reflects an optimized laser power setting with reduced jitter. Changing this setting will result in a change of sound or sound quality and may increase the playability or compatibility with existing players.


PlexTools Professional software provides a suite of diagnostic tests for blank and recorded media. The pre-recording tests of blank media allow you to choose the best media brands and recording parameters for your drive. The post-recording tests quantify the recording session and provide analyzer-type results to guarantee you're getting the best recording possible.


Plextor Optimized Writing Error Reduction Control (PoweRec) adjusts laser power and writing speed so they're at the optimum settings for that particular disc. Using real-time monitoring of the write data, PoweRec can increase or decrease write power and speed to guarantee the best possible writing quality with whatever brand media is used.

Audio Master Quality Recording

To improve recording quality still further, Plextor’s PlexWriter Premium2 incorporates Yamaha’s Audio Master Quality Recording system. Users can create studio-quality audio masters that not only sound better, but can also increase the life span of their valuable recordings. In addition to reducing jitter, it can improve playback compatibility (for the widest range of players), increase the lifespan of audio CDs and backups, and protect valuable data.
Short summary description Plextor PlexWriter Premium2:
This short summary of the Plextor PlexWriter Premium2 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Plextor PlexWriter Premium2, white, 5.75 x 6.69 x 1.63" (146 x 170 x 41.3 mm), Pentium 2 - 300 Mhz, Windows 2000/XP
Long summary description Plextor PlexWriter Premium2:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Plextor PlexWriter Premium2 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Plextor PlexWriter Premium2. Color of product: white. Drive device, buffer size: 8 MB. CD write speed: 52x, CD rewrite speed: 32x. CD read speed: 52x. Access time: 65 ms
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Color of product*
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
8 MB
Writing Speed
CD write speed*
CD rewrite speed
Reading Speed
CD read speed*
Access Time
Access time
65 ms
Weight & Dimensions
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
1.63" (41,3 mm)
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
2.2 lbs (1 kg)
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
5.75 x 6.69 x 1.63" (146 x 170 x 41.3 mm)
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
64 MB
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Pentium 2 - 300 Mhz
Minimum hard disk space
The minimum hard disk space required to store or run a computer program or operating system.
800 MB
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000/XP
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
Analogue Audio Out,
S/P DIF out