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Plextor PlexWriter PX-W8432Ti

Plextor PlexWriter PX-W8432Ti
BIOS version: 1.07
Disc loading: Tray
Recording modes: Disc-At-Once, Track-At-Once, Session-At-Once, Multi-Session, Packet Writing.
Recording formats: CD-ROM, CD-DA, CD-ROM XA, VideoCD, CD-I, PhotoCD, CD-Extra, CD+G, CD-Text.
Average access time: 170 ms
CD-R recording speed: 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x
CD-RW recording speed: 2x, 4x
Reading speed: 14x-32x (2100-4800 KBytes/sec)
Buffer size: 4 MBytes
Made: May 2000
Price: 285$ - 300$.

Retail package:

  • Users guide on 12 languages
  • CD with PlexTools 1.04 utility.
  • Driver CD with CeQuadrat WinOnCD 3.7 and PacketCD
  • One CD-R and one CD-RW media
  • Eject Stick - special device for emergency CD extraction
  • Analog audio cable
  • IDE-cable
  • Registration card
ATIP: 97m 27s 66f
Disc Manufacturer: Ricoh Company Ltd.
Assumed Dye type: Phthalocyanine (Type 6)
Media type: CD-Recordable
Recording Speeds: min. unknown - max. unknown
nominal Capacity: 651.86MB (74m 12s 00f / LBA: 333750)
ATIP: 97m 27s 00f
Disc Manufacturer: Disc ID not allowed
Assumed Dye type: Disc ID not allowed (Type 0)
Media type: CD-ReWritable
Recording Speeds: min. unknown - max. 4X
nominal Capacity: 651.86MB (74m 12s 00f / LBA: 333750)

Take look at PlexTools. General Information:

Drive Settings: CAV/CLV mode selection, SpinDown time, tray locking, audio balance.

CD Info - all about current media:

Multimedia Player. Plays many formats (including MPEG, AVI, MP3):

Digital Audio Extraction:

CD Copy - copy discs on the fly:

CD-RW Functions - CD-RW formating. Two modes - "Quick" and "Full":

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