DW-548D COMBO DRIVE -
DW-548D combo drive, offers
high speeds for CD-R reading and writing, with speeds up to
48x and 24x speed for rewriting CD-RWs. For
DVD-ROM media reading offers speed at 16x.
The DW-548D combo drive is an ATAPI/IDE device. It supports Mount Rainier
and write proof with no more buffer underruns. Bellow are presented the specifications
drive, as they have been declared
||CD-R: 48X max. (7.2MBps)
CAV CD-RW: 24X (3.6MBps) CAV
||CD: 48X max. (7.2MBps) CAV
DVD: 16X max. (21.6MBps) CAV
|Digital Audio Extraction:
||48X max. (7.2MBps) CAV
||CD: 120msec DVD: 140msec
|Data Buffer Size:
||Buffer Underrun Prevention
||Track at Once, Disk at Once, Multi-Session and Incremental
CD, CD-ROM Mode-1, Mode-2 (Form 1, Form 2), CD-ROM XA, CD-R, CD-RW,
Video-CD, CD Extra/CD Plus, CD-I, CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-TEXT,
DVD-ROM, single/dual layer,
DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW.
||Running Optimum Power Control to Dynamically Adjust Laser Write Power
||ISO 9660 and UDF Packet Writing
Drag and Drop Recording.EasyWrite (Mount Rainier) Supported
||Power Loading Tray
||Built-in Headphone Jack, Volume Control Knob, Power Eject/Load Button,
|| +12V DC and +5V DC
||3.5mm Diameter Stereo Jack
||Horizontal or Vertical
||UL, CSA, TUV
||5.7”(W) x 1.63”(H) x 6.69”(D)
The picture above shows us the features and specification of the device. It
supports region control RPC Phase II mode which means that user can change
region up to five times, including the initial setting.
- The drive
packing box contain the device, an interface and audio
the mounting screws, user's manual and warranty booklet. Inside the box there
are also TEAC's information CD-ROM, NERO 5 CD, WinDVD 4 CD and
one blank 80min. CD-R.
The drive's front panel is colored white.
On the tray door there are the DVD-ROM logo centered and the
Compact Disc ReWritable logo on the right.
Below and right, there is the eject button and from left to right there
is the headphone jack, the volume control and the activity/power led. The emergency
eject hole is up from the volume control.
On the rear panel there are
the analogue and digital audio outputs, the IDE interface
and the power input.
Removing the screws and opening the drive's cover voids the drive's warranty.
For reference reasons, we post the following pictures. Click on the photo for
an enlarged view.
Connecting the device to the motherboard, using the interface cable and
starting the Windows, the drive identified as "TEAC DW-548D" as
you can see below. All tests were done with firmware revision K4H4.
The following pages include test results for TEAC DW-548D drive. For
measure reasons, we compare Teac`s results with two more combo drives, the
Optorite DC4801 and LiteOn TLC48161H.