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Internal E-IDE CD-R & DVD±R Recorder

4X DVD Burning
   Online Product Registration
   Compatible CD/DVD Media
   Firmware Upgrades
Leading Edge Performance

Plextor, one of the leading companies for the development and production of CD-ROM drives, CD-Recorders and CD-ReWriters is expanding its range with the PX-504A, which writes DVD's at 4-speed, rewrites at 2.4-speed and reads at 12-speed.

The PX-504A comes in internal version with a Tray load mechanism.
The Retail package includes: PX-504A (DVD Recorder), 1 DVD+R disc, 1 DVD+RW disc, E-IDE (ATAPI) cable, audio cable, Plextor CD/DVD Utility Software (PlexTools), Nero 5.5 and InCD recording software, Pinnacle Studio 8 software, PowerDVD software, 16-language manual.

The PX-504A is supported by a unique two-year On-Site Collect & Return** 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-504A, the user has a perfect all-in-one product for creating own home videos, back-ups, composition of photograph collections, saving music...

PX-504A Benefits

  • Writing DVD: 4x
  •           CD: 16x
  • Rewriting DVD: 2.4x
  •              CD: 10x
  • Reading DVD: 12x
  •            CD: 40x
  • Buffer Underrun Proof Technology
  • PoweRec Technology (Plextor Optimised Writing Error Reduction Control)
  • Access Time <120 ms for CD; 140 ms for DVD
  • 2MB Buffer
  • E-IDE (ATAPI) interface
  • Compatible with:
    • Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • MultiRead Compatible
  • Supports SPDIF (Digital Audio Output)
  • High Quality Digital Audio Extraction
  • A black tray, to reduce the jitter and to increase the quality of the burned CD
  • Two year* full-warranty (parts, labor and replacement) with On-Site Collect & Return** service
  • Writes CD-ROM Modes 1 and 2, CD-XA Form 1 and 2, CD-DA, CD-I, Video CD & Photo CD.
  • Reads/Writes DVD-ROM, DVD-video, Multi-Border, Multisession
  • Write methods (DVD+R/RW) supports Sequential Write, Random Access Write, DAO
  • Supports DVD+VR format
  • Creates Audio CD, CD Extra, Enhanced CD, Photo CD, CD-I & Video CD Titles.
  • Supports Disk-At-Once, Track-At-Once, Multisession, Packet Writing modes.
  • Wide CD-R and CD-RW media compatibility (74min and Type80 - 79min)
  • Wide range DVD+R/RW media compatibility
  • Includes PlexTools



  CD   DVD
Usable Formats Write ReWrite Read Play   Write ReWrite Read Play
-- CD-DA * * * *          
-- CD-ROM * * *            
-- CD-ROM + CD-DA * * * *          
-- CD-ROM XA * * *            
-- CD-I * * *            
-- PHOTO-CD * * *            
-- VIDEO-CD * * *            
-- CD-Extra * * * *          
-- CD-TEXT * * *            
-- MULTISESSION * * *     *      
-- DVD-ROM           * * *  
-- DVD-VIDEO           * * * *
Writing Modes Track at once    
  Session at once    
  Disc at once   Disc at once
  Multisession   Multisession (only for DVD+R)
  Packet writing   Packet writing
      Random Access Write
      Sequential Write
PoweRec Explanation link
Buffer Underrun Proof Technology  
Lossless Linking  

Data Transfer Rate
-- Burst (UDMA/33) 33MB/s
-- Write CD-R DVD+R
  16X: 2400KB/s CLV 4X: 5400KB/s CLV
  8X: 1200KB/s CLV 2.4X: 3240KB/s CLV
  4X: 600KB/s CLV  
  16X: 2400KB/s CLV  
  8X: 1200KB/s CLV  
  4X: 600KB/s CLV  
-- ReWrite 10X: 1500KB/s CLV 2.4X: 3240KB/s CLV
  4X: 600KB/s CLV  
-- Read 17X-40X: 2550-6000KB/s CAV 5X-12X: 6750-16200KB/s CAV
  13X-32X: 1950-4800KB/s CAV 3X-7X: 4050-9450KB/s CAV
  8X: 1200KB/s CLV 2X-5X: 2700-6750KB/s CAV
  4X-10X: 600-1500KB/s CAV  
Access Time <120ms <140ms
Data Buffer 2MB
Error Rate Mode1: less than 10-12bits
  Mode2: less than 10-9bits

Front Panel
Eject Auto Eject/Manual Emergency
Disc Loading Tray, Auto load/auto eject
Headphone Jack Stereo mini-jack, 0.7V at 100 Ohms

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

Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 146 x 42 x 199,5 mm
Weight 1,1 kg

MTBF 60.000 POH
Tray Loading Eject 30.000 times
Warranty 2 year *
Service On-Site Collect&Return Service **

*only valid in Europe, Middle-East an Africa.
**(EU-Countries + Norway and Switzerland)

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