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NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive

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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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Long product name NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive :
The short editorial description of NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive

AD-7170, .DVD +RW: 8x, CD-RW: 32x, DVD 160ms, IDE / ATAPI, 2 MB,MPC Level 3, MultiRead, PC2001, Silver, Bulk
NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive:
The official marketing text of NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive as supplied by the manufacturer

New fast DVD burner

NEC have just launched three new DVD-Burners with support for all CD- and DVD-formats at the market. The models are 18x burners and can burn in dual layers. A one hour movie is done in five minutes.

Use your DVD/CD unit in a more functional way. This unit features speeds of 16x for DVD and 48x for CD. It can burn in several formats including DVD-R DL, DVD +R, DVD-R and DVD-RW with speeds between 8x and 48x. It also handles DVD-RAM with a speed of 12x. The unit fulfills the EU’s RoHS directive (Restriction of Hazardous Substances).

Short summary description NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive:
This short summary of the NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.

NEC AD-7170, Silver, Vertical/Horizontal, DVD-RW, EIDE/ATA, 2 MB, 48x

Long summary description NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive:
This is an auto-generated long summary of NEC AD-7170 Internal DVD-RW Silver optical disc drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

NEC AD-7170. Color of product: Silver, Mounting: Vertical/Horizontal. Optical drive type: DVD-RW, Interface: EIDE/ATA, Drive device, buffer size: 2 MB. CD write speed: 48x, CD rewrite speed: 32x, DVD+R write speed: 18x. CD read speed: 48x. DVD drive average random access time: 160 ms, Access time: 140 ms

Internal *
The product is built in.
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Optical drive type *
An optical drive uses laser to read optical discs such as CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray. Some types of optical drive are: CD ROM drive, CR-RW (CD writer) drive, DVD-ROM.
Interface *
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
2 MB
Writing speed
CD write speed *
CD rewrite speed
DVD+R write speed
DVD-R write speed
DVD-R Double Layer write speed
Writing speed
DVD+RW write speed
DVD-RW write speed
Reading speed
CD read speed *
Access time
DVD drive average random access time
160 ms
Access time
140 ms
Other features
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
DVD-ROM, DVD-R (DL approx march 2005), DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW,DVD+R9,CD-ROM, CD-R & CD-RW 80mm & 120mm
Write methods
List of methods employed for writing to media.
DAO, SAO,TAO zero gap,variable / fixed packet, multisession
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
5.83 x 1.65 x 6.89" (148 x 42 x 175 mm)
Number of optical discs
1 discs
DVD-RAM speed
DVD+R9 speed