Plextor PleXWriter PX-W2410A
|Specification of the Plextor PX-W2410A:
||Disc-At-Once, Track-At-Once, Session-At-Once,
MultiSession, Packet Writing
||CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, Photo
CD, CD-Text, CD-I, CD-Extra,Video
|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
||1x, 4x 12X, 16x (CLV)
20x, 24x (Zone-CLV)
|Buffer underrun error prevention technology
||40x max (6000 KBytes/s)
|Guiding release price
||up to $280
The drive ships in a Retail package.
The box contains:
- Quick Installation Guide in 16 language
- Warranty card and Warranty RMA procedure recommendations
- CD with Nero Burning Rom 188.8.131.52, InCD 2.26.1
from Ahead Software
- CD with PlexTools
- CD-R Plextor for high-speed recording and High Speed CD-RW
- 4 screws, a spare bridge and an Eject Stick
- Analog cable for connecting the drive to a sound card
- IDE cable
|ATIP: 97m 27s 66f
Disc Manufacturer: Ricoh Co. Ltd.
Reflective layer: Dye (Short strategy;
Media type: CD-Recordable
Recording Speeds: min. unknown
- max. unknown
nominal Capacity: 654.49 MBytes (74m
30s 00f / LBA: 335100)
|ATIP: 97m 27s 00f
Disc Manufacturer: Digital Storage
Technology Co. Ltd.
Reflective layer: Phase change
Media type: CD-ReWritable
Recording Speeds: min. 4X - max.
nominal Capacity: 651.86 MBytes (74m
12s 00f / LBA: 333750)
Character and technique of recording:
What the PX-W2410A differs in from its closest competitors
24x TDK and
Sanyo is its ability to record at 1x (!) and 20x.
Besides, the PleXWriter carries 4 MBytes of buffer memory, unlike 2 MBytes of its
The PleXWriter supports such technologies as Zone-CLV and
Zone-CLV (Zone Constant Linear Velocity) is a method when
a disc is divided into three parts which are burnt at different speeds
starting from 16X, then 20X, and, at last, 24x. The BURN-Proof
is activated to get onto the next stage without damaging a CD-R.
According to Sanyo, you won't get burn-through here.
PowerREC II (Plextor Optimized Writing Error Reduction
— this technology is identical to the JustSpeed from Ricoh intended
to get the optimal quality on any media type in the whole range of speeds.
The set of accessories is not abundant but it is sufficient.
Here is what the Nero says about the PX-W2410A:
We were lucky to get two drives in question, and one of them was demounted.
The CD-RW doesn't make much noise, and even at high speeds it doesn't
Its appearance is not outstanding, except the impressive label.
Apart from standard connectors and a digital-out the rear panel has a fan
which works rather quietly.
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