|Specification of the ASUSTeK CRW2410S:
||Disc-At-Once, Track-At-Once, Session-At-Once, MultiSession, Packet
||CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, Photo CD, CD-Text, CD+G, CD-I, CD-Extra,
|Read/write support in Raw-mode
||RAW-DAO - supported
RAW-DAO Write Simulation - supported
CD+G RAW-DAO - supported
RAW-SAO - supported
RAW-SAO Write Simulation - supported
|Average access time
||2x, 4x, 8x, 12x (CLV)
16x, 24x (Zone-CLV)
||2x, 4x, 8x, 10x
|Buffer underrun error prevention technology
||40x max (6000 KBytes/s)
|Price as tested
The drive ships in a Retail package.
The box contains:
- In-depth user's manual in English and Japanese;
- Installation manual in 11 languages;
- CD with software for disc recording: Nero Burning Rom 18.104.22.168, InCD 2.29
from Ahead Software
- One 24x CD-R and one High Speed CD-RW (4x-10x);
- 4 screws;
- Analog cable for connecting the drive to a sound card;
- IDE cable.
Disc Manufacturer: Ritek
Reflective layer: Dye (Short
strategy; e.g. Phthalocyanine)
Media type: CD-Recordable
Recording Speeds: min. unknown
- max. unknown
nominal Capacity: 702.83
(79m 59s 74f / LBA: 359849)
Disc Manufacturer: Plasmon
Data Systems, Ltd.
Reflective layer: Phase change
Media type: CD-ReWritable
Recording Speeds: min. 4X
- max. 8X
nominal Capacity: 656.10
(74m 41s 00f / LBA: 335925)
The technical characteristics and the appearance of the CRW2410S are
very close to the Sanyo BP-1500 recorder, on which the Asus's drive is
based on. That is why it is not surprising that the firmware versions of
both drives are identical.
Below you can see a chip from Sanyo (LC898098Y UF8 1FK3G).
Here is what the Nero says you about the drive:
The design is unsophisticated:
A traditional rectangular tray with roundish corners, a little recessed
headphones jack, a mechanical volume control, a roundish tray button, two
one-color LEDs and an emergency ejection hole. There is also a digital-out
on the rear panel.
When recording at the highest speed the buffer lacks for stability,
and jumps from 80 to 97% for the CRW2410S are normal.
The drive whistles a little during operation, though no noise
or vibration can be noticed.
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