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Guidelines on Requests for Purchase of DVD Writers

The President’s Council, in its meeting on August 22, 2008, approved the purchase of DVD writers, subject to the following:

  • Offices/Departments/Units may request for the purchase of an internal DVD writer with the following specifications:

    Burner Type : DVD-RW

    Read Speed : 48X (CD) / 16X (DVD)

    Write Speed : 48x (CD) / 20x (DVD±R) / 8x (DVD±R DL)

    ReWrite Speed: 32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 14x (DVD-RAM)

    Access Time : 140 ms (DVD), 150 ms (CD)

    Buffer Size : 2MB

    Supported CD Formats : CD-DA (audio), Video CD, CD Text, CD-ROM, CD-I, Photo CD, CD-ROM XA, Mixed-mode CD, CD Extra

    Color : Depends on the color of computer system unit

    Interfaces : 1 x Audio out, 1 x IDE/ATAPI - 40 pin IDC or 1 x Serial ATA-150 - 7 pin Serial ATA, 1 x Headphones, Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm

    Form Factor : 1 x Front Accessible 5.25" x 1/2H

    Enclosure Type : Internal

    Compliant Standards : Plug n Play

  • The DVD writer is for the communal use of all the members of the Department/Unit.
  • By default, the DVD writer will be installed in the computer unit of the Department Chairperson/Unit Head. He/She consequently becomes the custodian of the DVD writer. However, he/she may choose to designate the Department/Office Secretary as custodian of the DVD writer instead.
  • Requests for the purchase of a DVD writer with non-standard specifications should be accompanied by a written justification attached to the Materials Requisition Form (MRF). Such requests are subject to the evaluation, validation, and approval of the Information Technology Center.
  • The purchase of a DVD writer is subject to the usual purchasing policies and procedures and is chargeable against the budget of the requesting office/department/unit.