It only can copy 1: Also included is an IDE flatcable, and some software. Time, in minutes, to perform tasks. They are less expensive than TDK’s models and have good quality. The specifications for this drive source: The drive determines its max recording speed which should be used for the specific media.

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The drive reads audio cd at an avarage speed of On the back of the drive, you’ll find IDE, analog audio, and power connectors as well as jumper settings. CD-R recording, phthalocyanine, Prodisk 32X. Sony has released a new firmware for this drive: In packet-writing tests, the DRUA once again rocked the chart.

LG GMA-4020B, Sony DRU-500A Multi-format DVD Writers

When we switched to 2. The time now is This firmware seems to fix various media problems, see VCDhelp.

Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category. Certainly, there are some downsides: Also some types of Memorex don’t seem to work too well. And I used the NeroBurning Rom ver 5.

Maybe the new NEC combo drive will xony this Sony, but that will take some time, since that drive is delayed till somewhere in December or so. Audio burn to CD-R from image on hard drive from 43 min.

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In House Review – Sony DRUA Dual RW DVD±RW : DVD Writers – 2

Physical characteristics of the drives. Search this Thread Advanced Search. The front panel is not conventional; when the tray opens, it looks as if the upper half moves toward you. The vendor is sending me one free sample od Princo 2X with my Prodisc order, so I can test it for him and for me.

The bad side of the drive are the DVD read speeds. I’d like to add that I should have know better to have made a Ghost image since I do this thing everyday for a living. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. According to the preliminary results and the specs, the drive promises high performance and ease of use. No headphones or volume or whatever, just plain basic.

Well, everything that has the following Lead-In, will be recorded at 1x.

Sony DRU 500A

In addition, it offers superb performance and packs a comprehensive software bundle–all at a very affordable price. This low speed makes the drive very quiet. The strongest pair of programs in the bundle are MyDVD 4. The button is deeply recessed which sonu accidental pressing, but on the other hand, it’s not easy to find it by touch and press. I thought I was special since I got a new toy and the guy down the street didn’t have one yet.


Sony DRUA review: Sony DRUA – CNET

Maybe it was the software, since many people who got coasters with Nero 5. However, thanks to its swift performance, the job wasn’t too time-consuming.

Such approach can be very unpleasant for a user if all such discs drj-500a be read at 4x. For a generation, TVs have been in the background — in more ways than one — of household entertainment. Now the drive will be a real replacement for your current writer. Write tests Time, in minutes, to complete tasks shorter bars indicate better performance.