Asus CRW-4012A 40x12x48x IDE CD-RW Drive

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Asus CRW-4012 40x12x48x IDE CD-RW Drives; Asus CRW-4012

Asus CRW-4012 40x12x48x IDE CD-RW Drives; Asus CRW-4012 CD-RW Drives


Asus CRW-4012A 40x12x48x IDE CD-RW Drive

The ASUS CRW-4012A empowers users with an ultra-fast data storage solution and multimedia playability with enhanced data sourcing mechanisms, innovative writing technologies such as ASUS FlextraLink™, FlextraSpeed™ and Zone-CLV, and DDSS II to provide a seamless fusion of flexibility, ultra-reliable recording quality and smooth operation.

Product Features:

  • Multi-functions: 40X Writing/12X Rewriting/48X Reading
  • FlextraLink™ (Flexible and Strategic Writing Tech.) to prevent Buffer Underrun Errors
  • FlextraSpeed™ (Flexible and Strategic Speed Switch Tech.) for optimal recording speed
  • Superior Stability with DDSS II (2nd Generation Double Dynamic Suspension System)
  • Zone CLV (Constant Linear Velocity) Recording Strategy
  • Proprietary AI Auto Speed Adjustment Technology
  • High-Speed DAE (Max. 48X) and VCD Data Extraction supported
  • Latest CD Recording Software bundled
  • Supports Multi-Format and O/S Compatibility
  • Windows XP Logo Certified
  • Plug & Play supported
  • Vertical and Horizontal (+5o ~ -5o) Mounting Available
  • Unique Dust-Proof and Noise-Control Design


Model CRW-4012A
Data Transfer Rate Z-CLV (CLV) write/ CLV rewrite/ CAV read
Sustained Data Transfer Rate CD-R (Read): 48X Max. 7200 KB/sec (CAV)
DAE: 48X Max. 7200 KB/sec (CAV)
CD-R (Write): 40X, 32X, 24X, 20X, 16X, 12X, 8X, 4X
CD-RW (Write): 12X, 10X, 8X, 4X, 2X
Random Access Time 100 ms typical @ 1/3 stroke
Writing Modes: TAO (Disc-At-Once), DAO (Disc-At-Once), DAO-RAW,
SAO (Session-At-Once), Packet Write, Multi-Session, Overburn
O/S Compatibility Windows XP/ NT/ ME/ 2000/ 98/ 98SE, NetWare, OS/2 Warp, Linux, SCO UNIX, MS DOS, MPC level 3 compliant
Interface ATAPI/ E-IDE (ANSI X3T9.2 90-143.)
Data Buffer 2MB
Anti-Coaster Technology FlextraLink™
Recording Technology FlextraSpeed™
Bundle Software Latest CD Recording Software
Audio Outputs
Line out Output 0.7V rms typical
Headphone 0.7V rms typical
Disc Formats CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, Photo CD, Mixed Mode CD-ROM, CD-I,
CD-Extra, CD-Text, Video CD, DVCD, Bootable CD
Disc Diameters 8 cm and 12 cm
Recommended Media
CD-R Sony, TDK, Ricoh, Kodak, Mitsubishi Chemical, Ritek,
Taiyo Yuden, Yamaha, Philips, Prodisc, AMT, Princo,
Hitachi Maxwell, MaxMax, CMC
CD-RW Sony, TDK, Ricoh, Yamaha, Mitsubishi Chemical, Ritek,
Prodisc, AMT, CMC
MTBF 100,000 Power On Hours
Operating Duty Cycle (Read) 20% POH
Operating Duty Cycle (Write) 1% POH
MTTR 30 minutes
Mounting Orientations Vertical and Horizontal (+5o ~ -5o)
Dimensions (H/W/D) 41.5 x 149.0 x 197.5 mm (1.63" x 5.87" x 7.78" )
Weight 997g (2.2lb)
Electrical Specifications
Power Requirements DC +5V DC +12V
Tolerance +/- 5% +/- 10%
Environmental Specifications
Temperature Operating : 5oC to 45oC
Storage : -20oC to 60oC
Operating : 20 ~ 80% non-condensing
Storage : 15 ~ 85% non-condensing
Vibration Operating : 0.3G peak (at 5~500 Hz)
Storage : 2.0G peak (at 10~500 Hz)

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