Plextor PX-712A 12X4X16 Internal DVD-R/RW CD-R/RW IDE/ATAPI Drive

$145.00 Regular price
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PlextorSKU: 18344
Model Number: PX-712A/SW
Condition: Refurbished
In stock:  Yes
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The Plextor PX-712A is a highly versatile DVD/CD burner specifically designed to deliver high-quality recording performance. All Plextor DVD/CD drives are designed for easy installation with Microsoft® Windows® based personal computer systems and Apple Computer's Power Macintosh desktop line
PX-712A/SW Product Overview

    Technical Information

  • Maximum CD Read Speed:     48x
  • Maximum CD Write Speed:     48x
  • Maximum CD Rewrite Speed:     24x
  • Maximum DVD Read Speed:     16x
  • Maximum DVD Write Speed:     12x
  • Maximum DVD Rewrite Speed:     4x
  • Buffer:     8 MB
  • Optical Media Supported:     


  • Drive Interface:     IDE


  • Software Included:     
  • Roxio Easy CD & DVD Creator 6
  • Roxio PhotoSuite 5 SE
  • Roxio DVDMax Player
  • Dantz Retrospect (30-day trial version)

    Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor:     Internal
  • Compatible Drive Bay Width:     5.25"
  • Height:     1.6"
  • Width:     5.8"
  • Depth:     7.5"
  • Weight (Approximate):     2.20 lb


  • Package Contents:     
  • PX-712A
  • Software Disc
  • Media DVD+R
  • Manuals Drive
  • Quick Start Guide
  • ATAPI Cable
  • Mounting Screws
  • Emergency Eject Pin
  • Additional Information:     
  • GIGAREC allows high capacity storage up to 900 MB on a 700 MB disc
  • POWEREC a sophisticated write strategy for superior quality and stable recording at maximum speed
  • Buffer UnderRun Proof technology prevents buffer under run errors
  • Lossless linking technology enables users to perform basic editing tasks directly on the DVD disc
  • Q-CHECK checks and reports written disc quality
  • SECUREC password protection for your CD-R discs
  • SILENT MODE enables user to tailor drive operations for specific environments
  • Black CD tray minimizes jitter
  • Data Transfer Rate PCAV and CLV write /CAV read and CLV read

  • Sustained Read/Write Speeds:
    • 6X (DVD write only) 8.31 MB/sec
    • 5X (DVD read only) 2.95 - 6.92 MB/sec
    • 4X (DVD write only) 5.54 MB/sec
    • 2.4X (DVD write only) 3.32 MB/sec
    • 2X (DVD read/write) 2.77 MB/sec
    • 1X (DVD write only) 1.38 MB/sec
    • 40X (CD read only) 2.6 - 6 MB/sec
    • 32X (CD read/write) 2.08 - 4.8 MB/sec
    • 16X (CD write only) 2.4 MB/sec
    • 10X (CD write only) 1.5 MB/sec
    • 8X (CD read/write) 1.2 MB/sec
    • 4X (CD write/rewrite/read) 600 KB/sec
  • Burst Read/Write:
    • 33 MB/sec (Ultra DMA Mode 2)
    • 16.6 MB/sec (PIO Mode 4/DMA Mode 2)
  • Error Rate:
    • Mode 1: block/1012 bits
    • Mode 2: block/109 bits
  • System Requirements:     
  • Pentium® III 800 MHz or equivalent (minimum)
  • Pentium® 4 1.6 GHz or equivalent (suggested)
  • 800 MB Hard Disk - 1 GB free space for copying CD to CD image
  • 6 GB - 10 GB free space for DVD authoring
  • 128 MB RAM
  • Monitor Display Resolution 1024 X 768 at 16-bit color
  • Windows® 98SE/Me/2000/XP
  • Compatibility:     
  • Plug & Play


  • Limited Warranty:     1 Year

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