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PX-230A
PX-230A

Internal E-IDE CD-Rewriter


52X Write
32X ReWrite
52X Read
Datasheet
Online Product Registration
Compatible CD/DVD Media
Compatible Software
Firmware Upgrades
Hands-on
Leading Edge Performance

Plextor, one of the leading companies for the development and production of reliable, high quality products is expanding its range with the PX-230A, which writes CD's at 52-speed, rewrites at 32-speed and reads at 52-speed. The PX-230A is the ideal instrument for both professional and private users who want to copy CD's, archive large files, or create multimedia productions.

Designed specifically for the latest black PC cases, Plextor is one of the first companies to offer the choice of both black and white casing using the latest 52-speed writing technology.

The PX-230A comes in internal version with a Tray load mechanism.

The retail (black/white) package includes:
  • PX-230A
  • CD-Recording software (Nero Express)
  • Plextor Utility software (PlexTools Professional)
  • QIG
  • mounting screws
The bulk version (black/white) includes:
  • PX-230A
  • mounting screws
The PX-230A is supported by a Fast Warranty Service guarantee by Plextor, by which any inconveniences resulting from a defect are reduced to a minimum. The firmware is stored in FlashROM which makes it possible to quickly and easily upgrade to the latest version. CD TEXT is also completely supported.

With the PX-230A, 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.

PX-230A Benefits

  • 52X write CAV (3300~7800KB/s)
  • 32X rewrite (4800KB/s)
  • 22X-52X read CAV (3432KB/s - 7800KB/s) through SpeedRead function
  • ATAPI Interface
  • Access Time <100 ms
  • 2MB Buffer (with Buffer Underrun Proof Technology)
  • Supports Mount Rainier (MRW)
  • Capable of reading and writing CD TEXT information
  • Compatible with:
    • Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • MultiRead Compatible
  • Supports SPDIF (Digital Audio Output)
  • High Quality Digital Audio Extraction
  • Two year Fast Warranty Service (in EU, Norway and Switzerland: Collect & Return); 1 year in other countries
  • Wide CD-R and CD-RW media compatibility
  • Includes PlexTools Professional (retail version)

Specifications

PX-230A

Compatible Formats
-- CD CD-DA
CD-DA
CD-ROM mode-1 & mode-2
CD-ROM XA
Mixed CD
Photo-CD
Video-CD
CD-I
CD-Extra
CD+G
CD Text
Multisession

Performance
Data Transfer Rate
-- Burst (UDMA/33) 33MB/s
-- Write CD-R
22-52x: 3.300 - 7.800kB/s CAV
20-48x: 3.180 - 7.200kB/s P-CAV
17-40x: 2.710 - 6.000kB/s P-CAV
14-32x: 2.100 - 4.800kB/s P-CAV
20-24x: 3.000 - 3.600kB/s P-CAV
16x: 2.400kB/s CLV
12x: 1.800kB/s CLV
8x: 1.200kB/s CLV
4x: 600kB/s CLV
-- ReWrite 32x: 4.800kB/s Z-CLV
24x: 3.600kB/s Z-CLV
16x: 2.400kB/s CLV
12x: 1.800kB/s CLV
8x: 1.200kB/s CLV
4x: 600kB/s CLV
-- Read 22X-52X: 3300-7800KB/s CAV
20-48x: 3.180 - 7.200kB/s P-CAV
17-40x: 2.710 - 6.000kB/s P-CAV
14-32x: 2.100 - 4.800kB/s P-CAV
10-24x: 1.500 - 3.600kB/s P-CAV
16x: 2.400kB/s CLV
12x: 1.800kB/s CLV
8x: 1.200kB/s CLV
Access Time <100ms
Data Buffer 2MB (with Buffer Underrun Proof Technology)

Front Panel
Eject Auto Eject/Manual Emergency
Lights Indication ON - DISC IN
Disc Loading Tray, Auto load/auto eject

Rear Panel
Power Supply DC +5V and DC +12V
Audio Connector Analog output
Digital SPDIF output

Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 146 x 41.2 x 172.5 mm (Short length design without bezel)
Weight 0.8 kg

Reliability
MTBF 125.000 POH
Tray Loading Eject 50.000 times
Warranty 2 year Fast Warranty Service (in EU, Norway and Switzerland: Collect & Return); 1 year in other countries


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