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HP DVD Writer - HP dvd840e Product Specifications

HP DVD Writer dvd840e - Product number

Product
Description
Product numbers
dvd840e
HP dvd840e DVD Writer internal IDE drive
Q6774A

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Minimum system requirements

Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP and 2000 SP4 or later (the latest service pack is recommended).

Interface

USB 2.0 interface and available port on PC.

Processor/RAM

800 MHz Intel Pentium III processor or equivalent , 2.2 GHz Intel Pentium IV processor or equivalent recommended. (Actual drive performance depends on PC configuration).

128 MB of RAM (256 MB is recommended for video editing).

Hard drive space required

1GB free for software installation. 10 GB free for DVD video disc creation. 18GB free for double-layer DVD editing.

Video resolution

1024 x 768 video resolution with a minimum of 16 bit color required for video capture, authoring, and editing.

Video capture

IEEE 1394 interface or analog video capture device required.

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Drive recording performance

Write
Maximum speed
Read
Maximum speed
CD-R
Up to 40x (CAV or P-CAV)
CD-ROM
Up to 40x (CAV)
CD-RW
Up to x 32 (Z-CLV)
DVD-ROM
Up to 16x (CAV)
DVD+R
Up to 16x (CAV)
DVD+RW
Up to 8x (Z-CLV)
DVD+R DL
Up to 8x (CLV)
DVD-R
Up to 16x (CAV)
DVD-RW
Up to 6x (Z-CLV)
DVD-R DL
Up to 4x (CLV)
DVD-RAM
Up to 5x (P-CAV)

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LightScribe labeling times (approx.)

Setting
Title Only
Title and Content
Full Label (with graphics)
Best
<4 min.
<9 min.
<28 min.
Normal
<3 min.
<7 min.
<23 min.
Draft
<2 min.
<4 min.
<17 min.

Drive Performance

Sustained transfer
1x CD = 150 KB/s (data mode 1); 1X DVD = 1353 KB/s
Burst transfer rate
33 MB/s
Access time
DVD-ROM (SL) 160 ms; DVD-ROM (DL) 175 ms; CD-ROM 160 ms (typical)
Disc finalization time
DVD: <2 minutes of 4X (DVD+R single-layer disc); CD: <1 minute typical
Spin up time
5 Seconds
RIP speed
Extract a 4-minute audio track in less than 15 seconds, 16x minimum
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
70,000 POH at 25ºC;
Reliability
Audio, Data Mode 2, and Mode 2 Form 2: < 1 uncorrectable frame in 109 bits read; Data Mode 1 and Mode 2 Form 1: < 1 uncorrected frame in 1012 bits read

Included software

Software
Features
Nero Software Suite
DVD authoring, writing, editing and backup
Cyberlink PowerDVD
DVD playback
Surething
LightScribe labeling software

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Media compatibility

Write
Read
DVD+R DL
DVD+R
DVD+RW
DVD-R DL
DVD-R
DVD-RW
LightScribe DVD+R
DVD RAM
DVD-ROM
DVD+R DL
DVD+R
DVD+RW
DVD-R
DVD-R DL
DVD-RW
DVD-Video
DVD RAM
CD-R
CD-RW
LightScribe CD-R,
CD-R
CD-RW
CD-DA
CD Extra
CD-ROM (Mode 1 - Yellow Book)
CD-ROM XA & CD-I (Mode 2 / Form 2 - Green Book)
Photo-CD (single and multi-session)
VCD
CD-Text

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Regulatory

Safety: IEC 950 compliant; USA – UL, CDRH Radiation Control Standards 21; CFR 1010 and 1020-1 0.50; Canada – CSA or CUL; Europe – LVD 73/23/EEC 93/68/EC; IEC 60950 plus amendments, EN60825 plus amendments, EMCD 89/336/EEC plus amendments

Environment

Operating temperature
5° to 45° C (41° to 113° F)
Storage temperature
-30° to 60° C (-22° to 140° F)
Transportation temperature
-30° to 60° C (-22° to 140° F)
Operating humidity
10%-80% RH
Storage humidity
10%-90% RH
Power requirement
12V±5%
12V±10%
Operating shock
CD-R/RW : 9.8 m/s2 (1G) DVD±R/RW : 4.9m/s2 (0.5G) 11ms , 1/2 sine wave
Non-operating shock
140G power off, without disc
Operating vibration
.1G (Write) (DVD); .3G (CD)
Non-operating vibration
2G

Standards and formats

Type
Format / Standard
Video Standards
NTSC, PAL
Video Formats
MPEG-1, MPEG-2, QuickTime, WMV (WMV requires Media Player 9)
Write Methods
Track at once, Disc at once, (CD-RW and CD-R)
Random Access Write (DVD+RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+RW/+R DL), Multi-session (DVD+R/+R DL)
Incremental (DVD-R/-RW), Multi-Border (DVD-R/-RW), Restricted overwrite (DVD-RW)
Logical Recording Formats
UDF, ISO 9660, CD-DA, DVD Video, VCD
Encoding Method
EFM, EFM Plus
Audio Formats
WAV, MP3, WMA

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Items included in the box

Item
HP dvd740e DVD Writer drive
Software Installation Discs
Quick Start Guide
Getting Help Guide
USB 2.0 cable
Power supply

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Warranty information

HP Product
Duration of limited warranty
Hardware
One Year

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