But I don’t recommend to place any devices close to it to avoid their overheating. Time to test the performance while recording DVD-R. Nero rewrites the disk at 10x without problems. Read tests Time in minutes shorter bars indicate better performance. Even in its preproduction stage, the LGE model proved to be an exceedingly reliable burner. The real measure of the drive is in its software bundle, where it shows some strengths and weaknesses. I have updated the firmware, but I continue to get the following errors listed in the log.

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In packet-writing tests, the DRUA once again rocked the chart. I also recorded two Princo’s discs. View our privacy policy before signing up.

You can download it at the Sony support page. The best Black Friday deals of In packet-writing tests, the DRUA once again rocked the chart.

LG GMAB, Sony DRUA Multi-format DVD Writers – PC World Australia

Register a new account. Dru5-00a Simple Backup is a full-featured program for making backup copies and data protection, also supporting background copying and data recovery after failing. What am I doing wrong? Sony DRUA firmware upgrade 1. The full cd is written at 10x.

Audio burn to CD-R from image on hard drive from 43 min. Even in its preproduction stage, the LGE model proved to be an exceedingly reliable burner. Now they can be recorded only at 1x, as well as the old TDK’s discs certified for 2x recording. Now the drive will be a real replacement for your current writer. It took 1 minute, 53 seconds and 3 minutes, 8 seconds to copy a MB file and a MB folder back onto the hard drive, respectively.


Svd drive determines its max recording speed which should be used for the specific media. As you could see, there are good results with the drive.

You might think about getting a new drive they’re dirt cheap these days The Pioneer D is a good drive all the others I dont know theres been so sru-500a mergers and takeovers its hard to know who makes what drives, so many are rebadged.

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

Sounds great but lacks vision. Meanwhile, Pioneer has released its A05 drive. We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Starting at 16x, going 20x, dvc finish the CD at 24x.

Reading CDs Now it’s time to do some tests. The CDR recording speed is good. Addictions Concerning the media there are many questions and problems.

Sony DVD RW DRUA – ImgBurn Support – ImgBurn Support Forum

Disc at once, track at once, session at once, packet writing DVD: Maximum write speed primary format. The alphabet soup of competing DVD-recording formats is enough to make anyone’s head spin. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

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All tests are done by burning about 4. Unfortunately, Sony failed to provide us with 2X DVD-RW media in time for testing, but as soon as we get some, we’ll be sure to update this review.

Sony DVD Burner – DRU-500A

Sony does provide a link to a Web site which Sony says will be live in Novemberwhere users can download it for free. The strongest pair of programs in the bundle are MyDVD 4. Sony is going to provide Veritas Drive Letter Access as dvv free download to correct this deficiency. Run Nero Infotool 1.