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With these drives you can read and record DVDs and/or CDs in all kinds of formats. Please note the difference between DVD+R and DVD-R when buying a DVD burner, often drives can write only to one of those two media types, sometimes to both. When you buy a drive that only supports one type, you will always have to be careful to choose the right writable DVD discs in the shop. Newer DVD drives also support writing to Dual Layer DVDs. This kind of discs have a storage capacity of 8.5 GB instead of the usual 4.7 GB. DVD (re)writers generally can read and write CDs also, but only some CD (re)writers can read DVDs.
optical disc drives
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Included since: 21 Sep 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 16 Apr 2015 15:30:06
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
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Warranty: 2 year Fast Warranty Service.
Long product name Plextor PX-716UFL:
The short editorial description of Plextor PX-716UFL
PX-716UFL/T3B, External CD-R & DVD±R Recorder, Retail, 8 Mb, USB 2.0 & IEEE 1394 (FireWire)

Marketing text Plextor PX-716UFL

The official marketing text of Plextor PX-716UFL as supplied by the manufacturer
Leading Edge Performance

Plextor, one of the leading companies for the development and production of reliable, high quality CD/DVD peripherals is expanding its range with its first external slot loading Double layer Dual Format drive. The PX-716UFL writes at 16X for DVD+R, 16X for DVD-R and 6X for DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL (Double Layer). The drive rewrites 8X DVD+RW and 4X DVD-RW. The PX-716UFL reads CD-ROMs at 48X and DVD-ROMs at 16X.

The PX-716UFL comes in external version with a slot loading mechanism.
The PX-716UFL provides a longer life span and increased durability, as there is no risk of a tray being broken.

The PX-716UFL is supported by a Fast Warranty Service by Plextor, by which any inconveniences resulting from a defect are reduced to a minimum. The firmware is stored in FlashROM which makes it possible to quickly and easily upgrade to the latest version. CD TEXT is also completely supported.

With the PX-716UFL, the user has a perfect all-in-one product for creating own home videos, back-ups, composition of photograph collections, saving music...
Short summary description Plextor PX-716UFL:
This short summary of the Plextor PX-716UFL data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Plextor PX-716UFL, DC +12V, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, CD-R, CD-RW, Slot, USB & FireWire, 167.1 x 253.5 x 53 mm, Pentium IV 1.6GHz
Long summary description Plextor PX-716UFL:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Plextor PX-716UFL based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Plextor PX-716UFL. Disc loading type: Slot, Mounting: Vertical/Horizontal. Interface: USB & FireWire, Drive device, buffer size: 8 MB. CD write speed: 48x, CD rewrite speed: 24x. CD read speed: 48x. DVD drive average random access time: 150 ms, Access time: 100 ms
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Disc loading type
Type of mechanism by which the optical disc is loaded into the product.
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
USB & FireWire
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
8 MB
Writing speed
CD write speed*
CD rewrite speed
Reading speed
CD read speed*
DVD read speed
Access time
DVD drive average random access time
150 ms
Access time
100 ms
Weight & dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
1.74 kg
Other features
Power requirements
DC +12V
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
167.1 x 253.5 x 53 mm
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
256 MB
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Pentium IV 1.6GHz
Minimum hard disk space
The minimum hard disk space required to store or run a computer program or operating system.
10 GB
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows Me/2000/XP
DVD-RW speed
DVD+R speed
DVD-R speed
DVD+RW speed
Double Layer DVD write speed
Product code
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Plextor PX-716UFL External CD-R & DVD±R Recorder, External
Plextor PX-716UFL External CD-R & DVD±R Recorder, External
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