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NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW 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.
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Long product name NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive :
The short editorial description of NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive

AD-7173A, Labelflash™, DVD: 160 ms, E-IDE / ATAPI, 2 MB, CD-RW: 32x, DVD +RW: 8x, Black, OEM

NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive:
The official marketing text of NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Things couldn't be any more flexible, comfortable ­ or above all ­ faster.

Are you in the mood for miracles ­ when it comes to DVD and CD reading- and writing-speed? Simply place your confidence in the NEC AD-7173A DVD Multi Writer.

The AD-7173A, with Labelflash™, is the optimal alternative when you need to professionally design your disk labels.
The drive reads DVDs (16x) and CDs (48x) super-fast and is likewise built to take the curves supremely when writing, accomplishing a breathtaking 18x DVD speed when writing to DVD-R/+Rs and 12x with DVD-RAM. Its output when writing to DVD-R DLs/DVD +R9 and +RWs is 8x speed; it handle DVD-RWs at 6x and CD-R/-RWs at 48x/32x speed.

What more could you dream of!
Short summary description NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive:
This short summary of the NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
NEC AD-7173A, Vertical/Horizontal, DVD-RW, EIDE/ATA, 2 MB, 48x, 32x
Long summary description NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive :

NEC AD-7173A. 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-RAM read speed: 12x. DVD drive average random access time: 160 ms, Access time: 140 ms

This is an auto-generated long summary of NEC AD-7173A Internal DVD-RW optical disc drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Internal *
Optical drive type *
Interface *
Drive device, buffer size
2 MB
Writing speed
CD write speed *
CD rewrite speed
DVD+R write speed
DVD-R write speed
DVD-R Double Layer write speed
DVD+RW write speed
DVD-RW write speed
Reading speed
CD read speed *
DVD-RAM read speed
Access time
DVD drive average random access time
160 ms
Access time
140 ms
Weight & dimensions
24.9 oz (705 g)
Other features
Media types supported
DVD-ROM, DVD-R (DL), DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD +R, DVD +RW, DVD +R9, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW 80mm & 120mm di
Write methods
DAO, SAO, TAO zero gap, variable / fixed packet, multisession
Dimensions (WxDxH)
5.83 x 1.65 x 6.89" (148 x 42 x 175 mm)
Number of optical discs
1 discs
DVD+R9 speed
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