Hi, My Sony S worked from the start The speeds are reasonable. I burned a 25 minute audio disc and a 78 minute disc, both at MAX speed and at 24x speed. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Nevertheless, Optiarc has pulled off this impressive feat with the ADS.

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Sony Optiarc ADS Specs – CNET

GoldisGold Oct 28,2: For this test I used a pressed CD containing one Mode 1 data track. If the session on the CD was larger than 90 minutes in size, the ADS would not recognize the disc correctly. Jim Aug 3,3: I just got the same Sony drive today – s, and I have the same problem.

How to resolve if the drive is not recognized by the system? No more Optiarc for me. Tips from the PitCrew If a hardware device isn’t functioning properly, or if a program or game that you’re installing states that it requires newer drivers, a driver update will be in order.

The rear of the ADS is fairly straight forward. The ADS’s writing quality dvvd very good. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD.


Sony Optiarc ADS – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – Serial ATA – internal Overview – CNET

The ADS writes at this speed until about the 49 minute mark. At this speed, it took the drive The speeds are reasonable. Jim Oct 28,7: Dear customer, Please refer to the following web site for device driver information: The CD driver is from By looking at the screenshots above, you can see that Optiarc’s new drive starts writing at about 10x and soony, reaching its maximum speed at the end of the disc.

Jim Jun 27,2: Lite On has been much better for me so I’m reverting to that brand from 72400s on. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably.

The Sony-Optiarc EU site states that the warranty period for these drives is two years, but that warranty replacement must be handled through the dealer! Can’t find your answer? You should be able to burn CDs within Windows built-in application.

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dony I insert blank CDR, get Autoplay, selected: The ADS also includes features like 48x CD reading and writing speeds, 32x rewriting speeds and support for buffer underrun protection.

At this speed, it took the drive a little more than 4 minutes to write an entire 4. With all things considered, the Sony Optiarc ADS gets a solid 8 out of 10 for the performance section of this review. Really disappointed but hopes were never high with Sony. I’ve had no major issues.

Is it the fastest DVD writer around?