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HP DVD Movie Writer dc4000 Product Specifications

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HP DVD Movie Writer dc4000 - Product Number

ProductDescriptionProduct numbers
dc4000HP DVD Movie Writer dc4000 External USB 2.0 Drive Q2125A

Minimum system requirements

Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP and 2000 SP3 or later (the latest service pack is recommended).

Interface

USB 2.0 (High Speed) Interface

Processor/RAM

1.2 GHz Intel Pentium III processor or equivalent
128 MB of RAM (256 MB is recommended for video editing)

Hard drive space required

650 MB free for software installation. 10 GB free for DVD video disc creation.

Video resolution

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

Drive performance

WriteMaximum speedReadMaximum speed
CD-RUp to 16x (CLV)

Up to 24x (Z-CLV)
CD-ROMUp to 40x (CAV)
CD-RWUp to 10x (CLV)DVD-ROMUp to 12x (CAV)
DVD+RUp to 8x (Z-CLV)
DVD+RW4x (CLV)
DVD-RUp to 8x (Z-CLV)
DVD-RW4x (CLV)

Product features

FeatureDescription
Buffer size2 MB
Buffer underrun protectionIncluded
InterfaceUSB 2.0 (High Speed)
Loading mechanismTray

Included software

SoftwareFeatures
ArcSoft ShowBiz 2Video capture, editing and authoring
Muvee AutoProducer DVD Edition:Automated video editing
Sonic RecordNowCreate music and data discs
Sonic Simple BackupData backup
Cyberlink PowerDVDDVD playback

Media compatibility

WriteRead
DVD+R / DVD+RW / DVD-R / DVD-RWDVD-ROM

DVD+R / DVD+RW

DVD-R / DVD-RW

DVD-Video
CD-R / CD-RWCD-R / CD-RW

CD-DA

CD Extra

CD-ROM (Mode 1 - Yellow Book)

CD-ROM XA & CD-I (Mode 2 / Form 2 - Green Book)

CD-Bridge & Photo-CD (single and multi-session)

VCD

CD-Text

Standards and formats

TypeFormat / Standard
Video StandardsNTSC, PAL
Video FormatsMPEG-1, MPEG-2, QuickTime, WMV (Media Player 9 required for WMV files)
Write MethodsTrack at once, Disc at once, (CD-RW and CD-R)

Random Access Write (DVD+RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+RW), Multi-session (DVD+R)

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 DVD Movie Writer dc4000 External USB 2.0 Drive
Software Installation Discs
Quick Start Guide
Getting Help Guide
Blank DVD Recordable Media
USB Cable
Composite audio/video cable
Universal Power Supply
Power Cord
Stand for Vertical Operation

Warranty information

HP ProductDuration of limited warranty
HardwareOne year

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