See questions and answers. Even with the basic manual I had, there were no problems getting the drive up and running. Scroll Back to Top menu. Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. So what are “good” results supposed to look like? The drive had no problems passing all of the on-the-fly tests and did not create any errors. With Taiyo Yuden’s 52x media, the drive started writing at about

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Similar to the ones included with Optiarc’s other drives, this manual covers a number of different topics. It ae because the upgrade is only needed for the older Sony DVD players of this model, Versions 1.

– Sony Optiarc ADS 24x DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

Be aware this is an OEM drive. It fires off eight different applications using scripts.

I used 12x rated Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests. No hidden fees Know upfront exactly what you’ll owe, with no hidden costs and no surprises. The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. For this, 4GB of random files and directories are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed.


It probaby would have helped if the drive would have been double boxed with packing material between both boxes.

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This gave the ADS an average writing speed of about Unfortunately, its seek times were not as low as some of the other drives. He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology.

As you can see, the ADS started reading at 4. Read reviews that mention works great dvd drive dvd burner power cable sata power internal dvd dvd player worked fine great price sony dvd sony 24x sata fast and quiet sony drives drive i installed drive from a sony computer software running cables installation. I hope to be able to install and test this Sony Combo Drive before the Suppliers 30 grace 7260e to return it.

Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. The region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. However, it still ripped audio CD’s at a respectable 40x.

Among other things, this program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing 7620s are. Once the package leaves the United States, it is out of our control. This website is using cookies. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained?


Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Leave this field blank. When it came to media compatibility, the ADS gave us some mixed results. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Previous page of related Sponsored Products.

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We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. The ADS writes at this speed until about the 49 minute mark. We received the bulk version of the drive, which comes with both black and beige bezel colors: The drive did not come with any software, cables or even a printed manual.


Overall, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible