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Need A New Dvd Rw


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#1 figgis41

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Posted 07 May 2008 - 10:30 AM

hi all,,, at the moment i have a rebranded liteon dvd rw, but it dose'nt like burning any kind of discs,,, ie dvd-r,, dvd+r dvd-rw,,,dvd+rw etc,,, i have also used all brands like TDK and verbatem,, etc,,,, but thats another problem,,, what i need is a drive to replace this one and use my origenal as a second drive,,,, at the moment this is my spec of the one i have

General Information :
IDE Controller : VIA Technologies Inc VT8237A SATA Controller
IDE Controller : VIA Technologies Inc VT82xxxx EIDE Controller (All VIA Chipsets)

Informations CD-Rom ATAPI DVD W DH16W1P : THIS IS THE REBRANDED LITEON IN A PACKARD BELL PC
IDE Channel : #2 - Master Drive
Manufacturer : ATAPI
Model : ATAPI DVD W DH16W1P
Revision : LP21
Serial ATA : No
IORDY : Yes
LBA Mode : Yes
DMA Mode : Yes
TCQ Mode : No
NCQ Mode : No
Multiword DMA Mode : 2
PIO Mode : PIO 4
UDMA Mode max. : 4 (ATA-66)
UDMA Mode Enabled : 4 (ATA-66)
Rotation Control : CLV

CD-R Read : Yes
CD-RW Reading : Yes
DVD-Rom Reading : Yes
DVD-RAM Reading : No
DVD-R Reading : Yes
DVD-RW Reading : Yes
DVD+R Reading : Yes
DVD+RW Reading : Yes
DVD+R DL Reading : Yes
DVD BD Reading : No
DVD BD-RE Reading : No
DVD BD-R Reading : No
DVD BD-Rom Reading : No
DVD HD Reading : No

CD-R Writing : Yes
CD-RW Writing : Yes
DVD-RAM Writing : No
DVD-R Writing : Yes
DVD+R Writing : Yes
DVD-RW Writing : Yes
DVD+RW Writing : Yes
DVD+R DL Writing : Yes
DVD BD Writing : No
DVD BD-RE Writing : No
DVD BD-R Wrting : No
DVD HD Writing : No
DVD HD-RW Writing : No

Mount Rainier (MRW) : No
Buffer Underrun : Yes
JustLink : Yes
LabelFlash : No
LightScribe : No
LightScribe Drive Speed : No
SolidBurn : No

Method 2 : Yes
CD-Audio Support : Yes
MultiSession or Photo-CD : Yes
Side Change Capable : No

Reading CD-Rom : 48x (8467 KB/s)
Reading DVD-Rom : 16x

Writing CD-R : 48x (8467 KB/s)
Writing CD-RW : 30x
Writing DVD-R : 10x
Writing DVD-RW : 6x
Writing DVD+R : 10x
Writing DVD+RW : 6x
Writing DVD+R DL : 4x

Region Code : Installed
Region : 1
User Changes : 4
Vendor Changes : 4
RPC Phase II : Yes

thanks for the help,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Ian
Figgis,,,, LUFC

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Posted 07 May 2008 - 12:18 PM

I like Pioneer. I've installed 5 with no problems
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Posted 07 May 2008 - 01:48 PM

hi Mark,,,, what do you think of this one
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/136445

thanks,,,,,Ian
Figgis,,,, LUFC

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Posted 07 May 2008 - 04:31 PM

Looks like a good deal for the money. I don't think you'll be disappointed
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Posted 08 May 2008 - 02:19 AM

thanks Mark,,, i think i'll order it today,,,, i still cant get imgburn to work with the one i have now,,, it keeps coming up with "power calibration area error",,,, funny thing is it works fine with the same media in my xp machine that has an NEC dvd rw,,, go figure,,,,,
cheers for your time Mark,,,,,,,, Ian
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Posted 08 May 2008 - 07:42 AM

I'm going to move your other post on imgburn to Audio and Video. Maybe DaChew will see it

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 11:08 AM

thanks Mark,,, i was hopeing chewy would pick up on that one,,, i understand he's a bata tester for imgburn,,,, he has helped me befor with a simelar problem,,,, i have orderd that pioneer dvd rw today,,,, once agaain thanks for your help Mark,,,,, regards,,, Ian
Figgis,,,, LUFC




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