If the session on the CD was larger than 90 minutes in size, the ADA would not recognize the disc correctly. For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. At this speed, it took the ADS less than five minutes to write an entire 4. Similar to the ones included with NEC’s earlier drives, this manual covers a number of different topics. More information about text formats. How satisfied are you with this reply?

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Even with the basic manual I had, there were no problems getting the drive up and running.

If you do the math, this is a good two minutes slower than the DHA3H and more than four minutes slower than the drives from Samsung and LG. The ADS’s writing quality was very good.

Sony Optiarc Ad-7200a Dvd±rw Dual Layer Beige IDE Optical Drive Odd DVD Writer

The Movie and Star Wars: Keep reading as we find out. According to Nero, the drive can also write CD-Text and overburn. For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. Hope this resolves the issue.


Unfortunately, media capable of these speeds isn’t available yet. I have the same question 2.

However, it lagged behind the other drives it our tests, taking nearly 19 minutes to write 8GB of data. The ADS also erases at 32x. By looking at the screenshots above, you can see that Optiarc’s new drive starts writing at about 8.

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Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, CD burning tests – Ritek 48x 7. Did this solve your problem? While the drive is rated at 48x, Optiarc’s new drive came up a little short of this cdromopptiarc in our tests.

This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes id write a CD. While the ADS’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, its transfer rates were fairly good. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD. It fires off eight different applications using scripts. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. In the end, installing the ADS was pretty easy. However, when scanned by the DW, the PI and jitter rates were higher than we’d like to see.


How satisfied vdd you with this response? The ADS writes at this speed until about the 22 minute mark. Once discs rated at this speed start to ship, I’ll go back and rerun these tests. Hopefully, Optiarc can address this in a future firmware update.

Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. However, it still ripped audio CD’s at a respectable 40x.

Sony Optiarc ADA – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yudenmedia rated at 52x. For this test I used Pure Funk. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Large drive for a low price Large drive for a low price by Dong Ngo. Even then, the Optiarc ADS scores a solid 8 out of 10 for its features. DVD error correction tests 5.