CD-ReWriter - PleXWriter 12/4/32

Total Solution Features

  • 12X write (1800KB/s)
  • 4X rewrite (600KB/s)
  • 14X-32X read P-CAV (2100KB/s - 4800KB/s)
  • SCSI-3 Interface (UltraSCSI) (20MB/s Burst Data Transfer Rate)
  • Access Time 160 ms
  • 4MB Buffer
  • Capable of reading and writing CD TEXT information
  • Compatible with:
    • Windows, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000
  • MultiRead Compatible
  • One-Year Full Warranty (parts, labor)
  • Supports SPDIF (Digital Audio Output)
Leading Edge Performance

Plextor, one of the leading companies for the development and production of CD-ROM drives, CD-Recorders and CD-ReWriters is expanding its range with the PlexWriter 12/4/32, which writes CD's at 12-speed, rewrites at 4-speed and reads at 32-speed. The PlexWriter 12/4/32 is the ideal instrument for both professional and private users who want to copy CD's, archive large files, or create multimedia productions.

The PlexWriter 12/4/32 comes in both internal and external version with a Tray load mechanism. The internal version will be available in Retail and Bulk version.
The internal Retail version contains: PlexWriter 12/4/32, 1 blank CD-R disc, 1 blank CD-R/W disc, 12 language manual, audio cable, Recording Software (WinOnCD + Packet CD + BackMeUp), Plextor Utility software.
The external Retail version contains: contents of the internal retail version (without audio cable) + power cable The Bulk version contains: PlexWriter 12/4/32, 12 language manual, Plextor Utility software (no recording software in the Bulk version)

The PlexWriter 12/4/32 is supported by a unique one-year on-site collect and return guarantee by Plextor, by which any inconveniences resulting from a defect are reduced to a minimum. The firmware is stored in FlashROM which makes it possible to quickly and easily upgrade to the latest version. CD TEXT is also completely supported.

With the PlexWriter 12/4/32, the user has a perfect all-in-one product for backup, duplication and all multimedia applications. CD's can be written, rewritten and read on a single unit, and at the highest possible speed.

PlexWriter 12/4/32 Benefits

  • 12X Write
  • 4X ReWrite
  • 14 to 32X Partial CAV Reader.
  • SCSI-3 multi-tasking capabilities (UltraSCSI).
  • Windows 95 and Windows 98 Plug & Play compatible.
  • One year full-warranty (parts, labor, and replacement).
  • Writes CD-ROM Modes 1 and 2, CD-XA Form 1 and 2, CD-DA, CD-I, Video CD & Photo CD.
  • Creates Audio CD, CD Extra, Enhanced CD, Photo CD, CD-I & Video CD Titles.
  • Supports Disk-At-Once, Track-At-Once, Multisession, Packet Writing modes.


PX-W124TSi Internal

PX-W124TSe External

Usable Formats Write/ReWrite Read Play Write/ReWrite Read Play
-- CD-DA * 9-20X PCAV * * 9-20X PCAV *
-- CD-ROM * *   * *  
-- CD-ROM + CD-DA * 9-20X PCAV * * 9-20X PCAV *
-- CD-ROM XA * *   * *  
-- CD-I * *   * *  
-- PHOTO-CD * *   * *  
-- VIDEO-CD * *   * *  
-- CD-Extra * *   * *  
-- CD+G * * * * * *
-- CD-TEXT * *   * *  
Writing Modes Track at once Track at once
  Session at once Session at once
  Disc at once Disc at once
  Multisession Multisession
  Packet writing Packet Writing
Supported Media   link
Supported Software   link
Available Firmware Downloads   link

Data Transfer Rate
-- Burst 20MB/s 20MB/s
-- Write 12X: 1800KB/s 12X: 1800KB/s
  8X: 1200KB/s 8X: 1200KB/s
  4X: 600KB/s 4X: 600KB/s
  2X: 300KB/s 2X: 300KB/s
-- ReWrite 4X: 600KB/s 4X: 600KB/s
  2X: 300KB/s 2X: 300KB/s
-- Read 14X-32X: 2.1-4.8 MB/s PCAV 14X-32X: 2.1-4.8 MB/s PCAV
  8X: 1200KB/s 8X: 1200KB/s
  4X: 600KB/s 4X: 600KB/s
  1X: 150KB/s 1X: 150KB/s
Access Time 160ms (14X-32X PCAV) 160ms (14X-32X PCAV)
Data Buffer 4MB 4MB
Error Rate Mode1: less than 10-12bits Mode1: less than 10-12bits
  Mode2: less than 10-9bits Mode2: less than 10-9bits

Front Panel
Eject Auto Eject/Manual Emergency Auto Eject/Manual Emergency
Lights Indication POWER ON, DISC IN, READ, WRITE (12X, 8X, 4X and 2X), ReWrite (4X and 2X) Indication POWER ON, DISC IN, READ, WRITE (12X, 8X, 4X and 2X), ReWrite (4X and 2X)
Disc Loading Tray, Auto load/auto eject Tray, Auto load/auto eject
Headphone Jack Stereo mini-jack, 0.8V at 32 Ohms Stereo mini-jack, 0.8V at 32 Ohms

Rear Panel
Power Supply DC +5V and DC +12V AC 100-250V, 50/60 Hz
Audio Connector Analog output Analog Output
  Molex Connector RCA Jacks
Jumper switch SCSI-ID, Parity, Terminator  
  Test, Block Size, SPDIF  
DIP Switch   Parity, Termination, Test, 
    Block Size
Rotary Switch   SCSI-ID

Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 146 x 41.3 x 202 mm 181 x 55 x 310 mm
Weight 1.2 kg 2.9 kg

MTBF 60.000 POH 60.000 POH
Tray Loading Eject 200.000 times 200.000 times
Warranty 1 year On-Site Collect&Return Service * 1 year On-Site Collect&Return Service *
*(EU-Countries + Norway and Switzerland)
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