Asus CRW-4816A 48x16x48x IDE CD-RW Drive

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Asus CRW-4816A 48x16x48x IDE CD-RW Drives; Asus CRW-4816A


Asus CRW-4816A 48x16x48x IDE CD-RW Drive

The ASUS CRW-4816A delivers cutting edge CD-RW performance with innovative P-CAV (partial constant angular velocity) writing strategy. The result is ultimate reliability and performance for music compilation, data backups and smooth audio playback. And of course, ASUS patented technologies such as FlextraLink, FlextraSpeed, DDSS II and AI auto-speed adjustment are also available in this top-quality optical drive to allow 16X/48X re/writing speeds.

Product Features:

  • Multi-Functions: 48X Write/16X Rewrite/48X Read.
  • P-CAV (partial constant angular velocity) Writing Strategy.
  • FlextraLink™ Buffer Underrun Errors Prevention Technology.
  • FlextraSpeed™ Optimal Writing Speed Adjustment Technology.
  • Superior Stability with DDSS II (2nd Generation Double Dynamic Suspension System).
  • Swift Data Recording: Burn a Full 650MB CD in 2 1/2 Minutes.
  • High-Speed DAE (Max. 48X) and VCD Data Extraction supported.
  • Mt. Rainier Supported.
  • 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-4816A
Data Transfer Rate P-CAV 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): 48X, 40X, 32X, 24X, 20X, 16X, 12X, 8X, 4X
CD-RW (Rewrite): 16X, 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, and Multi-Session
O/S Compatibility Windows XP/ NT/ ME/ 2000/ 98/ 98SE
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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