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1 Win OS & Hardware

2 Optical Drives Non-Volatile Storage

3 Optical Drives Compact Disc (CD) Developed in the 1980’s Utilizes Lasers to Read data stored on a plastic circular disc

4 Optical Drives CD’s are created in a spiral track from the inside hub to the outside edge

5 Optical Drives The tracks are made up of Pits & Lands representing 1’s & 0’s Pit = 0 Land = 1

6 Optical Drives PC CD-ROM Compact Disc created for use on a Personal Computer 99% of current software is shipped on CDs

7 Optical Drives Storage Capacity 650 MB 700 MB 800 MB 900 MB 1.3 GB – HD Burn

8 Optical Drives CD, CD-R, CD-RW CD – Read Only CD-R – Read & Write Once CD-RW – Read & Write & Re-write

9 Optical Drives CD-ROM Read Only – Common Speeds 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 12x, 16x 24x, 32x, 40x, 48x, 52x

10 Optical Drives Read Speeds 1x = 150 Kb/Sec (Audio Standard) 24x = 150 x 24 or 3600 Kb/Sec 52x = 150 x 52 or 7800 Kb/Sec

11 Optical Drives CD-R Read & Write Once Common Speeds 2x/4x, 4x/8x, 8x/12x, 12x/16x 16x/24x, 24x/24x, 24x/48x 32x/48x, 48x/52x, 52x/52x

12 Optical Drives CD-RW Read & Write & Re-Write Common Speeds 8x/2x/12x, 12x/4x/24x 24x/8x/32x, 32x/12x/40x 48x/16x/48x, 52x/24x/52x

13 Optical Drives CD-RW Burners OPTORITE 52x/32x/52x LITEON 52x/32x/52x

14 Optical Drives DVD - Digital Versatile Disc

15 Optical Drives DVD-ROM Read Only Format FormatCapacityApprox. Movie Time Single-sided/single-layer4.38 GB2 hours Single-sided/double-layer7.95 GB4 hours Double-sided/single-layer8.75 GB4.5 hours Double-sided/double- layer 15.9 GBOver 8 hours

16 Optical Drives DVD-R = DVD minus R A writeable format The first DVD recording format released that was compatible with standalone DVD Players

17 Optical Drives DVD+R = DVD plus R A writeable format The second DVD recording format released by the DVD+RW Alliance

18 Optical Drives DVD Dual Format Drives A DVD Burner that can burn DVD-R and DVD+R discs

19 Optical Drives DVD Dual Layer Drives A DVD Burner that can burn DVD-R, DVD+R, and new Dual Layer DVD+R9 discs at 2.4x or 4x

20 Optical Drives DVD Dual Layer Drives NEC 3500A $73.00 16X DVD+R, 4X DVD+RW, 4X DVD+R9, 16X DVD-R, 4X DVD-RW, 48X CD-R, 24X CD-RW OPTORITE DD1601 $72.00 16X DVD+R, 8X DVD-R, 4X DVD+RW, 4X DVD+R9, 4X DVD-RW, 40X CD-R, 24X CD-RW

21 Optical Drives Common DVD Drive Speeds 1x = 1385Kb/Sec 5x, 10x, 12x, 16x Reading 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 12x, 16x Recording 1x, 2x, 4x, 5x, 6x, 8x, Re-Writing

22 Optical Drives Optical Drives are necessary to be able to install 99% of the software released today Every computer should have as a minimum a CD Drive (CD-RW drives are standard on most new computers today)

23 Optical Drives Recording Software: Ahead NERO Burning Rom v6 Roxio Easy CD Creator v7 NTI CD Maker Pro v6


25 Optical Drives Questions?

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