Toshiba SD-R2102  8x8x24x8x Laptop CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive

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Toshiba SD-R2102  8x8x24x8x Laptop CD-RW/DVD Combo Drives


Toshiba SD-R2102  8x8x24x8x Laptop CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive

As a leader in optical storage products Toshiba leverages its technology expertise to deliver the SD-R2102 a slim-line combination CD-RW drive with DVD-ROM readability. The drive features a fast writing speed of 8X for CD-R and CD-RW, and employs a full 24X speed maximum playback for CD-ROM and 8X for DVD-ROM.

Built to give the best performance for data, multimedia and storage environments, the drive combines key technologies CD-RW and DVD-ROM including lasers and LSIs from both as well as a combination pick up head. The SD-R2102's backward compatibility to CD technology, use of low cost media, and effortless transition from CD to DVD make this the ideal upgrade product. The drive adheres to the DVD Forum's DVD-ROM specifications. All of this packed in to a standard half height drive.


  • 8X Record CD-R
  • 8X Rewrite CD-RW
  • 8X DVD Read
  • 24X CD Read
  • Horizontal or Vertical Mount
  • 656MB Capacity
  • Random Seek Time:
    • DVD read: 115ms
    • CD-ROM read: 105ms
  • Data Transfer Rate Sustained: 
    • Max 10,820KB/s (DVD-ROM - single layer) - 8X
    • Max 3,600KB/s (CD-ROM) - 24X
  • 2MByte Buffer
  • MTBF 60,000 POH's


Access Time:
Average Random Access - DVD-ROM (8x) Time 140ms
Average Random Access - CD-ROM (24x) Time 120ms
Average Random Seek Time - DVD-ROM (8x) 115ms
Average Random Seek Time - CD-ROM (24x) 105ms
Sustained Data Transfer Rate:
DVD-ROM 4,463 - 10,820KB/sec (3.3 - 8X CAV)
CD-ROM 1,552 - 3,600KB/sec (10.3X - 24X CAV)
Burst (ATAPI - multi word DMA Mode 2) 16.7MB/sec
Burst (ATAPI - PIO Mode 4): 16.7MB/sec
Burst (Ultra DMA) 33.3MB/sec
Buffer Size 2 MB
Physical Characteristics:
Dimensions 5.04" x 0.5" x 4.96" (128mm x 12.7mm x 126.1mm)
Weight 0.54 lbs. (0.246kg)
Power Requirements: +5V
Compatible CD-RW/DVD-ROM Standard - Write:
Write Formats: CD-R, CD-RW Disc at once, Track at once, session at once, Packet Write
Write Disc: CD-R, CD-RW CD-DA, CD+ (E) G, CD-MIDI, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, MIXED MODE CD, CD-I, CD-I BRIDGE (Photo-CD, Video-CD), Multisession CD (Photo-CD, CD-Extra, Portfolio)
Compatible CD-RW/DVD-ROM Standard - Read:
DVD-ROM DVD-ROM (DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18), DVD-R (read), CPRM non-correspondence
CD-ROM CD-DA, CD+(E) G, CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, MIXED MODE CD, CD-I, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video-CD), Multisession CD (Photo CD, CD-Extra, Portfolio, CD-R, CD-RW), CD-RW (read), CD-R (read)
Operation Temperature 41F - 122F (5C to 50C)
Storage Temperature 14F - 140F ( -10 to 60C)
Operating Humidity (non-condensing) 8% to 80%
MTBF 60,000 POH

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