Plextor External DVD±R/RW CD-R/RW Drive - PX-712UF/SW-RE

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Product Overview

The Plextor delivers the fastest performance in dual formats. You won't find a better DVD recordable drive to create, edit and share customized DVDs and CDs with friends and family using video, photo, audio and data. Capture, archive, organize and personalize your home movies and photos on DVD, VCD, mini DVD and SVCD. Create photo slide shows, complete with transitions and music. Burn your photos to Video CD to play on most DVD players. You can also back up and archive 4.7 GB on a single-sided recordable DVD disc or create photo albums for viewing with DVD players and much more.


Manufacturer Plextor
Mfg Part# PX-712UF/SW-RE
SKU 10376323
UPC 765075107350
UPC 14 00765075107350
Host Interface USB 2.0 / FireWire/i.LINK
Product Type DVD-Writer
Manufacturer Part Number PX-712UF/SW-RE
Manufacturer PLDS Corporation
Product Name External DVD±R/RW CD-R/RW Drive
Package Type Retail
Brand Name Plextor
Package Contents DVD±R/RW driveSoftware CDDVD+R mediaDrive manualQuick Start GuideUSB cableIEEE 1394 cablePower cableAC Adaptor cable
Compatibility Plug and Play
Weight (Approximate) 3.74 lb
Color Red
Form Factor External
Height 2.1"
Width 7.2"
Depth 10.4"
Maximum DVD Write Speed 12x
Maximum DVD Rewrite Speed 4x
Maximum DVD Read Speed 16x
Maximum CD Write Speed 48x
Maximum CD Rewrite Speed 24x
Maximum CD Read Speed 48x
Optical Media Supported DVD±R/±RW
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Tech Specs
Indicators & Controls Front Panel: Eject Lights Disc Loading Rear Panel: Power Switch ON/OFF rocker switch Interface Switch To change interface between USB and Firewire Molex connector
Interfaces/Ports USB 2.0 - USB / 6-pin IEEE 1394 - FireWire / 4-pin IEEE 1394 - FireWire / Audio Line Out
Product Type DVD-Writer
Manufacturer Part Number PX-712UF/SW-RE
Manufacturer Website Address
Packaged Quantity 1
Manufacturer Plextor Corporation
Product Name External DVD±R/RW CD-R/RW Drive
Package Type Retail
Brand Name Plextor
Additional Information Lossless linking technology enables users to perform basic editing tasks directly on the DVD disc All DVD-RW and CD-RW media is rewritable up to 1,000 times Buffer Underrun Proof technology prevents buffer underrun errors PoweRec technology is a sophisticated write strategy providing superior quality recording at maximum speed for your chosen media* Q-Check: Q-Check checks and reports written disc quality - C1/C2, track and focus errors SecuRec: SecuRec offers password protection for your CD-R disc and other valuable data VariRec: VariRec provides users with unprecedented control over the burn process SilentMode: SilentMode enables users to vary tray load/unload speed, spin up/down speed and write/read speeds Black disc tray: It minimizes jitter and reduces C1 error rates. Optimized PCB circuits near the power supply decrease noise and provide clean power to the drive, improving both jitter and deviation levels Sustained Read/Write DVD Speeds: 12X (DVD read/write) 6.92-16.62 MB/sec (read) 8X (DVD read/write) 8.31-11.08 MB/sec (write), 4.70-11.08 MB/sec (read) 6X (DVD write only) 8.31 MB/sec 5X (DVD read only) 2.90-6.92 MB/sec 4X (DVD write only) 5.54 MB/sec 2.4X (DVD write only) 3.32 MB/sec 2X (DVD read/write) 2.77 MB/sec 1X (DVD write only) 1.38 MB/sec Sustained Read/Write CD Speeds: 32X (CD read/write) 3.18-4.8 MB/sec (write), 2.17-4.8 MB/sec (read) 24X (CD read/write) 1.6-3.6 MB/sec (read) 16X (CD write only) 2.4 MB/sec 10X (CD write only) 1.5 MB/sec 8X (CD read/write) 1.2 MB/sec 4X (CD write/rewrite/read) 600 KB/sec Burst Read/Write: USB 1.1** - 12MB/sec (max) Error Rate: CD-ROM Mode-1/DVD-ROM Mode-1: 1 block / 1012 bit CD-ROM Mode-2: 1 block / 109 bits Disc Diameter: 12 cm *PoweRec will determine if 12X DVD+R speed is possible and will set the optimal write speed. **USB (USB 1.1) interface performance is limited to 4X CD write/rewrite and 6X CD read; DVD is 0.7X write/rewrite/read.
Package Contents DVD±R/RW drive Software CD DVD+R media Drive manual Quick Start Guide USB cable IEEE 1394 cable Power cable AC Adaptor cable
Compatibility Plug and Play
Certifications & Standards UDF
System Requirements CPU: Pentium III 800MHz or equivalent (minimum) Pentium 4 1.6GHZ or equivalent (suggested) HDD: 800MB - 1GB free space for copying CD to CD image 6GB - 10GB free space for DVD authoring RAM: 128 MB Display: Monitor Display Resolution 1024 X 768 at 16-bit color OS: Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP Mac OS 9.1 or above
Weight (Approximate) 3.74 lb
Color Radical Red Bezel
Form Factor External
Height 2.05"
Width 7.24"
Depth 10.43"
Input Voltage 100 V to 240 V
Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz
Software Included Roxio DVDMax Player Roxio Drag-to-Disc PlexTools Professional Dantz Retrospect (30-day trial version) Roxio Easy CD & DVD Creator 6 Roxio PhotoSuite 5 SE Toast 5 Lite Toast 6 Lite
Access Time 100 ms CD Typical Random Stroke / 150 ms DVD Typical Random Stroke
Buffer 8 MB
Data Transfer Rate 7.03 MBps Write Maximum CD-R / 3.51 MBps Re-write Maximum CD-RW / 7.03 MBps Read Maximum CD-ROM / 8.31 MBps to 16.62 MBps Write Sustained Maximum DVD / 9.28 MBps to 22.16 MBps Read Sustained Maximum DVD / 5.54 MBps Re-write Sustained Maximum DVD / 12 MBps Read/Write Burst Maximum / 480 MBps Read/Write Burst Maximum USB 2.0 / 400 MBps Read/Write Burst Maximum FireWire
Recording Method Track-at-once CD / Disk-at-once CD / Packet Write CD / Session-at-Once CD / Disk-at-once DVD+R/RW / Incremental Recording DVD+R/RW / Restricted Overwrite DVD-R/RW / DRT-DM DVD-R/RW / Mt. Rainier CD / Multisession DVD+R/RW / Random DVD+R/RW / Sequential DVD+R/RW / Disk-at-once DVD-R/RW / Incremental Recording DVD-R/RW / Multi-border Recording DVD-R/RW
Media Support DVD±R/±RW
Formats Support DVD Formats: DVD-ROM DVD-Video DVD+VR DVD-VR CD Formats: CD-DA CD-Extra CD-ROM Mode-1 CD-ROM Mode-2 CD-ROM XA Photo-CD Video-CD CD TEXT CD-I CD+G
Media Load Type Tray
Mount Type Horizontal / Vertical
Maximum Write Speed 12x DVD/48x CD
Maximum Rewrite Speed 4x DVD/24x CD
Maximum Read Speed 16x DVD/48x CD
Parts Warranty/Labor 1 Year
Standard Warranty 1 Year
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