A little editorial note here. The drive starts rewriting at about 16x and then jumps to its maximum speed at the 13 minute mark. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. If we have it we can list it w3.

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Sony DRUA |

Looking at the picture below, you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power connector and audio output connectors. Even though Nero can do some very advanced disc mastering, it also includes a wizard that will get novices going in no time. This rdu comes in handy if you have an older DVD player that has problems playing recordable media.

Buying Format see all. From this information we wr see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated. CD Error Correction Tests 4.

Hardware Found…Sony DRU-800A…when booting..then CD-ROM

Writable Format s see all. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are.

If the source disc is larger than 4. It also goes over the various buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the drive. For parts or not working.


Sony DRU-800A

InfoTool had no problems detecting the DRUA’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection du 2MB buffer. In our tests, it took Sony’s new drive The DRUa reached a maximum speed of By looking at the screenshots above, you can see that Lite-On’s new drive starts writing at about 6.

However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed To prevent buffer underruns, the drive has a 2MB buffer that is backed up by Sony’s Power Burn technology. The drive had no fvd playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet.

This feature comes in handy if you have an older Wony player that has problems playing recordable media.

For Parts Or Repair Only. The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. However, it was not nearly as fast as the PXA when reading back our test data. Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable select.


From there, the drive accelerates, reaching a maximum writing speed of By default, the DRUA has a maximum writing speed of 40x. Installing the DRUA in our test computer took only a couple of minutes. Unfortunately, its seek times were also a little higher than we’d like to see.

Nero CD Speed v3. While there are a few slight cosmetic differences, all three drives share the same basic design, including the silver colored sonny. It fires off eight different applications using scripts. A little editorial note here. The drive read our test disc from start to finish, reaching a maximum transfer speed of While this wasn’t enough to take the top spot in our transfer rate tests, its seek times were pretty good.

This tries to mimic the activities of a person loading these programs onto their own computer.

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