The activity led turns orange during playback and blinking orange while burning. In addition, the mainboard looks exactly the same. Can got it here: I won’t even chance cheap media. Click on this for more technical information. Many players choked on what I burned, and many more simply would read the discs at all. Will not do bitsetting.

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I won’t even chance cheap media. Link connection some standalone desktop dvd recorder supports this also but then it is usually to connect your DV camera to the recorder Rating The first rating is based on a weighted rank the true Bayesianit requires at least 5 votes to get a weighted rating. Retail Package – Installation. Was posting recemtly to a Standalone DVD recorder I recently bought, thought I’d check to see if any of my issues were resolved. For reference reasons, we post the following pictures.

Review: Sony DRUA 8x DVD Burner – Page 3 of 7 – ExtremeTech

M01 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor. Guess I need a new computer. Wonder what I’ll find rru then. I’ve had the a installed for about 3 months now. How to record anything on your screen using th I’ve been using the Sony DRU a as a reader and writer for longer than that and it’s still working great.


I got rid of it and went for the Pioneer in the end. Rated this writer 4 of Other than that, no “real complaints” here. Backed up on 1 movie and 1 PS2 Dvc without any problems. Looks like the CD laser crapped out.

Sony DRU Specs – CNET

I used LiquidVideo media and had percent of the dvd’s burn a good movie. Cambridge Audio Azur D.

Eagerly, like mad scientists, we set forth, putting the unit through its paces in our labs, and what follows is our appraisal of a drive from which we expect a lot.

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Review: Sony DRU-530A 8x DVD Burner

The writer burns ddvd till you try to view the movies on your DVD player. The drive uses the RPC II region control, allowing a user to change the drive’s region at most 4 times. Rated this writer No rating.

I will not ever buy or recommend a Sony DVD burner again. After trying everything with my computer and a second computer I have ordered a nice shiny LG burner.


For our tests, we set the region code to 2 Europe. Bellow are presented the specifications for the drive, as they have been declared by the manufacturer:. It was hit and miss at first, then evd nomorecosters. I have had this drive for nigh on year and a half now. Those POS burners have nearly put me out of business, and made my life hell for the 530w year.

This feature includes Sanyo’s well known Burn-Proof technology. By the time this review goes to air, Sony Japan will have released the new firmware v1. Both of my Sony burners are going into the trash.

Sony DRU-530A DVD Writer

F01 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor. Retail Package – Installation 2. It has been an excellent burner.

After this speed it will not increase anymore.