Plextor PX-740A DVD±RW Drive - PX-740A-BPS/BL

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Product Overview

The PX-740A delivers state-of-the-art recording speeds of 8x DVD+R double-layer (DL) and 4x DVD-R Dual Layer (DL) DVD (8.5 GB), as well as 16x DVD±R on single-layer DVD media. A short drive length of 6.99-inches accommodates small form-factor PCs.


Manufacturer Plextor
Mfg Part# PX-740A-BPS/BL
SKU 10410435
UPC 765075107794
UPC 14 00765075107794
Drive Interface IDE Ultra ATA/33 (ATA-4)
Product Type DVD-Writer
Manufacturer Part Number PX-740A-BPS/BL
Manufacturer PLDS Corporation
Product Model PX-740A
Product Name PX-740A DVD±RW Drive
Package Type Bulk
Brand Name Plextor
Compatibility OS:Windows 98 SEWindows MeWindows 2000Windows XP
Weight (Approximate) 1.87 lb
Color Black
Form Factor Internal
Height 1.6"
Width 5.8"
Depth 7"
Compatible Drive Bay Width 5.25"
Maximum DVD Write Speed 16x
Maximum DVD Rewrite Speed 8x
Maximum DVD Read Speed 16x
Maximum CD Write Speed 48x
Maximum CD Rewrite Speed 32x
Maximum CD Read Speed 48x
Optical Media Supported DVD±R/±RW
Media Layer Supported Double-layer
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Tech Specs
Indicators & Controls Front Panel: Eject Light Disc Loading Rear Panel: Power Supply Jumper Switches
Interfaces/Ports 1 x 40-pin IDC Ultra ATA/33 (ATA-4) - EIDE/ATAPI / S/PDIF / Audio Line Out
Product Type DVD-Writer
Manufacturer Part Number PX-740A-BPS/BL
Manufacturer Website Address
Packaged Quantity 10
Manufacturer Plextor Corporation
Product Name PX-740A DVD±RW Drive
Package Type Bulk
Brand Name Plextor
Additional Information Data Transfer Rate: Write: CAV, PCAV, and ZCAV Read: CAV Disc Diameter: CD-R/RW: 12cm DVD±R/RW: 12cm, 8cm
Compatibility OS: Windows 98 SE Windows Me Windows 2000 Windows XP
System Requirements CPU: Pentium-4 1.4GHz RAM: 256MB HDD: 800MB - 1GB free space for copying CD to CD image 10GB free space for DVD authoring Display Resolution: 1024 X 768 at 16-bit color
Weight (Approximate) 1.87 lb
Color Black Bezel
Form Factor Internal
Height 1.62"
Width 5.75"
Depth 7"
Input Voltage 5 V DC / 12 V DC
Access Time < 150 ms CD Typical Random Stroke / < 150 ms DVD Typical Random Stroke
Buffer 2 MB
Data Transfer Rate 22.16 MBps Write Sustained DVD+R / 11.08 MBps Write Sustained DVD+R DL / 11.08 MBps Re-write Sustained DVD+R/RW / 22.16 MBps Write Sustained DVD-R / 5.54 MBps Write Sustained DVD-R DL / 8.31 MBps Re-write Sustained DVD-R/RW / 22.16 MBps Read Sustained DVD-ROM / 7.20 MBps Write Sustained CD-R / 4.80 MBps Re-write Sustained CD-RW / 7.20 MBps Read Sustained CD-ROM / 33.30 MBps External Maximum Ultra ATA/33 (ATA-4)
Platform Support PC
Recording Method Track-at-once CD-R/RW / Disk-at-once CD-R/RW / Session-at-Once CD-R/RW / Variable Packet Writing CD-R/RW / Fixed Packet Writing CD-R/RW / Disk-at-once DVD+R DL / Disk-at-once DVD-R/RW / Multi-border Recording DVD-R/RW / Restricted Overwrite DVD-R/RW / Multisession DVD+R DL / Disk-at-once DVD+R / Multisession DVD+R / Sequential DVD+R/RW / Disk-at-once DVD-R DL / Multisession DVD-R DL
Media Support Double-layer - DVD±R/±RW
Formats Support CD-ROM (Mode 1, Mode 2) CD-Text CD-I CD-DA CD+G (Read only) CD-ROM XA CD-Extra DVD-ROM DVD±VR Photo CD Video CD DVD Video Mixed-Mode CD Multi-Session CD
Mount Type Horizontal / Vertical
Maximum Write Speed 16x DVD/48x CD
Maximum Rewrite Speed 8x DVD/32x CD
Maximum Read Speed 16x DVD/48x CD
Parts Warranty/Labor 1 Year
Standard Warranty 1 Year
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