Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price. Review Sections Review Specs. The drive Sony sent us for this review was manufactured in January of and had firmware KY This buffer is backed up by Sony’s Power-Burn buffer underrun protection. Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3.

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The Bad Limited Nero software bundle; stingy phone support. Less flashy than the white and silver bezel, it is similar to the ones found on some of Lite-On’s drives.

The drive also uses the RPC II region sojy, allowing a user to change the drive’s region at most 5 times. Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge. The suite should suffice for the average user, but power users might want to check Nero’s site for an upgrade path that includes the Recode2 soby program, the PhotoSnap photo editor, and the full-strength Nero Burning ROM, among other utilities.

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This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. Looking at the picture below, you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power connector and audio output connectors.


Don’t show this again. Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world. CD Recording Tests 9. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool.

Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, druu-800a and cable select. What code is in the image?

The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. While there are a few slight cosmetic differences, all three drives share the same basic design, including the silver colored tray. Opening the device’s case will void the warranty, so we advise against it. Review Sections Review Specs. About Privacy Contact Us. The DRUA also supports a feature called “bitsetting.

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As we mention in every Sony burner review, the deu-800a also houses the same three mystery jumpers with no apparent function. It lights up green when the drive is both reading and writing. This feature comes in handy if you have an older DVD player that has problems playing recordable media.

Protected Disc Tests – Reading Tests 6. The drive arrived at our labs installed with firmware version KY01 installed.


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The front panel is the same as on previous Sony models, with the transparent front bezel which in our opinion makes it the most impressive panel for a DVD burner. The somy you’ve been waiting for. Finally, there are also quick installation guides for the software.

Galaxy S9 brings Samsung two steps forward, one step back. DVD Recording Tests CD Error Correction Tests 4. Continue to next page 01 Sony is one of the largest manufacturers worldwide and its name has been associated with reliability and quality, after all it’s a Sony. Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3. How your privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps. While there isn’t an RPC-1 firmware available for the drive, there is a utility available that can make the drive region free.