This combo rewritable drive enables you to burn, install, and play
DVD as well as CDs - or watch your favorite DVD video all from your
Sony VAIO PCG-GRT laptop. With its fast write/rewrite capability,
this Combo Drive is the ideal portable backup and removable storage
solution. Writing data to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R. DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW
media is as simple as copying files to a floppy disk with CD
writing software (not included).
The drive features a fast writing speed of 16X for CD-R and 8X
CD-RW, and employs a full 24X speed maximum playback for CD-ROM and
5X for DVD-ROM. Built to give the best performance for data,
multimedia and storage environments, the drive combines key
technologies CD-RW and DVD+/-RW including lasers and LSIs from both
as well as a combination pick up head.
The DW-U50A'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. It fits into any Sony VAIO PCG-GRT Laptops, and
could fit into other SONY/IBM/TOSHIBA/DELL/COMPAQ laptops: Please
look at specifications of your laptop.
This drive will come with the mounting rails and the front panel
for the SONY PCG-GRT series laptops, for other type of laptops you
will have to get different mounting devices and front panel. The
SONY DVD+/-RW DW-U50A is compatible with all modern laptops, with
12.5 mm drives, it is the buyer's responsibility to determine that
your laptop has a 12.5 mm drive. Please refer to your Service
Manual or ask a Specialist.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP