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PlexWriter S88TU

External S88TU CD-ReWriter

8X Write
8X ReWrite
24X Read
Online Product Registration
Compatible CD/DVD Media
Compatible Software
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 PlexWriter S88TU, one of the fastest portable CD-ReWriters on market today, which writes CD's at 8-speed, rewrites at 8-speed and reads at 24-speed. It has stylish silver and blue casing and measures only 141 x 22 x 171 mm (W x H x D) The PlexWriter S88TU is the ideal instrument for both professional and private users who want to copy CD's, archive large files, or create multimedia productions.

The Retail package contains: PlexWriter S88TU ,1 blank CD-R disc, 1 blank CD-R/W disc, CD-Recording software Nero + InCD, Plextor Utility software (PlexTools), manual in 16 languages, 1 USB cable, 1 AC poweradapter.

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 PlexWriter S88TU, 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.

PlexWriter S88TU Benefits

  • 8X write (when connected to USB 2.0 host)
  • 8X rewrite (when connected to USB 2.0 host)
  • 24X read (when connected to USB 2.0 host)
  • USB 2.0 Interface (USB 1.1 supports 4x Write, 4x Rewrite, 6x Read)
  • BURN-Proof Technology (Buffer Under Run Proof)
  • Two year full-warranty (parts, labor, and replacement) *
  • Writes CD-ROM Modes 1 and 2, CD-XA Form 1 and 2, CD-DA, CD-I, Video CD & Photo CD.
  • 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.
  • Capable of reading and writing CD TEXT information
  • Compatible with: Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP ready
  • MultiRead Compatible
  • High Quality Digital Audio Extraction (High Speed, High Precision)
  • Wide CD-R and CD-RW media compatibility (74min and Type80 - 79min)



Usable Formats Write/ReWrite Read Play
-- CD-DA * * *
-- CD-ROM * *
-- CD-ROM + CD-DA * * *
-- CD-ROM XA * *
-- CD-I * *
-- PHOTO-CD * *
-- VIDEO-CD * *
-- CD-Extra * * *
-- CD+G * * *
-- CD-TEXT * *

Writing Modes Track at once
Session at once
Disc at once
Packet writing

BURN-Proof Explanation link

USB 2.0 USB 1.1
Data Transfer Rate
-- Burst
480 Mbit/s 12 Mbit/s
-- Write
8x: 1200 kB/s
4x: 600 kB/s
2x: 300 kB/s

4x: 600 kB/s
2x: 300 kB/s
-- ReWrite
8x: 1200 kB/s
4x: 600 kB/s
2x: 300 kB/s

4x: 600 kB/s
2x: 300 kB/s
-- Read
24x: 3600 kB/s 6x: 900 kB/s
Access Time 140ms
Data Buffer 2MB
Error Rate Mode1: less than 10-12bits
Mode2: less than 10-9bits

Front Panel
Eject Auto Eject/Manual Emergency
Lights Indication of reading/writing/playing
Disc Loading Tray, Auto eject

Side Panel
Headphone Jack Stereo mini-jack, 0.8V at 32 Ohms
Power ON/OFF
Volume MIN/MAX

Rear Panel
Power Supply DC 5.25V
Connector USB

Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 141 x 22 x 171 mm
Weight 0.5 kg

MTBF 60.000 POH (10% duty cycle)
Tray Loading Eject 10.000 times
Warranty 2 year *
Service On-Site Collect&Return Service **

*only valid in Europe.
**(EU-Countries + Norway and Switzerland)

BURN-Proof is a trademark of SANYO Electric Co.,Ltd.

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