The appearance of the front panel is somewhat enlivened with the manufacturer’s and model’s names and the device type symbol. You can also see a small rectangular Eject button there with a LED indicator of the operational mode. Large areas are pressed out in the top panel. A few vent holes were made in the right side of the drive for better cooling. Analog and digital audio outputs, power and interface connectors, and a jumper with pins are located on the drive’s rear panel.
The Plextor PX-130A can read DVDs at up to 16x speed and CDs at up to 50x speed. The average access time is 90ms with CDs and 100ms with DVDs. The size of the buffer is 512KB. The drive supports the following media formats: CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, Photo-CD, Video-CD, CD-Extra (CD Plus), CD Text, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW. The dimensions of the drive are 48x42.2x177.5mm; its weight is 0.8kg.
The average retail price of the device is $35.