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ProductDescriptionProduct numbers
dvd740eHP dvd740e DVD Writer exinternal USB driveQ6771A

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.

Drive recording performance

WriteMaximum speedReadMaximum speed
CD-RUp to 40x (CAV or P-CAV)CD-ROMUp to 40x (CAV)
CD-RWUp to x 32 (Z-CLV)DVD-ROMUp to 16x (CAV)
DVD+RUp to 16x (CAV)
DVD+RWUp to 8x (Z-CLV)
DVD+R DLUp to 8x (CLV)
DVD-RUp to 16x (CAV)
DVD-RWUp to 6x (Z-CLV)
DVD-R DLUp to 4x (CLV)

LightScribe labeling times (approx.)

SettingTitle OnlyTitle and ContentFull 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 rate33 MB/s
Access time DVD-ROM (SL) 160 ms; DVD-ROM (DL) 175 ms; CD-ROM 160 ms (typical)
Disc finalization timeDVD: <2 minutes of 4X (DVD+R single-layer disc); CD: <1 minute typical
Spin up time5 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;
ReliabilityAudio, 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

SoftwareFeatures
Nero Software SuiteDVD authoring, writing, editing and backup
Cyberlink PowerDVDDVD playback
SurethingLightScribe labeling software

Media compatibility

WriteRead
DVD+R DL

DVD+R

DVD+RW

DVD-R DL

DVD-R

DVD-RW

LightScribe DVD+R,
DVD-ROM

DVD+R DL

DVD+R

DVD+RW

DVD-R

DVD-R DL

DVD-RW

DVD-Video
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

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 temperature5° 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 humidity10%-80% RH
Storage humidity10%-90% RH
Power requirement 12V±5%

12V±10%
Operating shockCD-R/RW : 9.8 m/s2 (1G) DVD±R/RW : 4.9m/s2 (0.5G) 11ms , 1/2 sine wave
Non-operating shock140G power off, without disc
Operating vibration.1G (Write) (DVD); .3G (CD)
Non-operating vibration2G

Standards and formats

TypeFormat / Standard
Video StandardsNTSC, PAL
Video FormatsMPEG-1, MPEG-2, QuickTime, WMV (WMV requires Media Player 9)
Write MethodsTrack 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 FormatsUDF, ISO 9660, CD-DA, DVD Video, VCD
Encoding MethodEFM, EFM Plus
Audio FormatsWAV, MP3, WMA

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

Warranty information

HP ProductDuration of limited warranty
HardwareOne Year

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