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Sony offers 3 drives for Professional Disc for Data

Sony announced three burners for Professional Disc for Data storage, BW-F101/A, BW-RS101 and BW-RU101. The first drive is internal as the others are external — with SCSI-3 LDV 160 and USB 2.0 interfaces respectively. First of all let´s remind of ProData storage; its capacity is up to 23GB on single sided optical disk cartridge. Its maximum transfer rate while reading — 11MB/sec, while writing — 9MB/sec.

As for the BW-F101/A, its specifications are as follows:

  • Drive Type:  Internal Professional Disc for Data Drive
  • Interface:  SCSI-3 Low Voltage Differential, Single Ended (LDV/SE) 160
  • Capacity: 23.3GB
  • Logical Sector Size: 2,048 bytes
  • Data Transfer Rate
    • Burst: 160MB/sec. (Synchronous)
    • Sustained Read: 11MB/sec. (CLV), 4.5 ~ 11MB/sec. (CAV)
    • Sustained Write:  9MB/sec. (CLV), 3.8 ~ 9MB/sec. (CAV)
  • Seek Time
    • Full Seek: 200ms
    • 1/3 Stroke Seek: 110ms
  • Buffer Memory: 16MB
  • MTBF: 50,000POH (90% reliability), 100,000POH (60% reliability)
  • Power Supply:  +5V/+12V
  • Power Consumption: 14W (average)
  • Weight: 2.6lb
  • Dimensions: 5.74. (W) x 1.62. (H) x 7.99. (D)
  • Mounting Orientation:  Vertical or Horizontal
  • Operating Temperature: 5 ~ 45 Degrees
  • Operating Humidity: 10% ~ 90 Relative Humidity

As the only differenece between BW-RS101 and BW-RU101 is interface, we´ll give the second (BW-RU101) drive´s specs:

  • Drive Type:  External Professional Disc for Data Drive
  • Interface:  Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Compliant at slower transfer speeds)
  • Capacity: 23.3GB
  • Logical Sector Size: 2,048 bytes
  • Data Transfer Rate
    • Burst: 480MBit/sec. (USB 2.0 maximum)
    • Sustained Read: 11MB/sec. (CLV), 4.5 ~ 11MB/sec. (CAV)
    • Sustained Write:  9MB/sec. (CLV), 3.8 ~ 9MB/sec. (CAV)
  • Seek Time
    • Full Seek: 200ms
    • 1/3 Stroke Seek: 110ms
  • Buffer Memory: 16MB
  • MTBF: 50,000POH (90% reliability), 100,000POH (60% reliability)
  • Power Supply:  AC 100 ~ 240V Auto-Sensing, Auto-Switching
  • Power Consumption: 18W (average)
  • Weight: 9.9lb
  • Dimensions: 7.83. (W) x 2.28. (H) x 12.0. (D)
  • Mounting Orientation:  Vertical or Horizontal
  • Operating Temperature: 5 ~ 40 Degrees
  • Operating Humidity: 10% ~ 90 Relative Humidity

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