Offers CD-R (48x) and CD-RW (24x) recording capability as well as DVD-ROM (16x). Records up to 650 MB of data per disc.

Samsung SM-348 Combo Drive


The SM-348 Drive is available in Half-Height form factors in speeds ranging up to 48X Writing, 24X Rewriting, 48X CD Reading, and 16X DVD Reading. Combo drive combines CD-RW and DVD-ROM drives into one mechanism. The SM-348 has high capacity buffer memory (8MB) and reduces noise and vibration with DVA (Dynamic Vibration Absorber). Includes drive, (1) CD-R disc, (1) CD-RW disc, Audio Cable, Drivers, Mounting Screws, software and manual.


  • 48X CD-Recording, 24X CD-ReWriting, 48X CD-ROM Reading, and 16X DVD-ROM Reading.
  • Adds technology to prevent Buffer Under Run Errors.
  • EIDE/ATAPI Interface for easy installation.
  • Advanced Optical Pick-Ups adopting Annular Mask Lens.
  • 8MB Buffer Memory makes any DVD-ROM read smoothly.
  • Supports variable packet CD-R,variable and fixed packet CD-RW read and write.
  • Soft MPEG decoder plays DVD-Video without MPEG decoder board.


Data Transfer Rate: Record: 48X (7,200 KB/sec)
Rewrite: 24X (3,600 KB/sec)
Read: 48X (7,200KB/sec)

Burst Transfer Rate: PIO Mode 4 (16.6 MB/sec)
DMA Mode 2 (16.6 MB/sec)
Ultra DMA (33.3 MB/sec)

Recording Capacity: CD-RW Disc 700/650MB (type 80/74)
CD-R disc 800/700/650/550MB (Type 90/80/74/63)

Average Access Time: CD: 110ms / DVD: 130ms

Interface: EIDE/ATAPI

Buffer Memory: 8MB

Drive Mounting: Horizontal/Vertical

Supported Disc: DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-Video, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA, CD-ROM/XA ,CD-ROM
Video-CD, CD-I, Photo CD, CD-Extra, CD-TEXT

Writing Method: DAO(Disc At Once), TAO(Track At Once)
SAO(Session At Once), Packet Writing (Variable, Fixed Packet)

Physical : Dimensions (WxHxD mm) : 148.2 x 42 x 184