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Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, While brief, the various guides contain a lot of useful information about the drive and software. The drive had no problems reading all types of media at its rated speeds and had some very good seek times. With features and specs like this, the DRUA sounds like it has a lot of potential. Have one to sell?

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Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs.

I have the same question 830q. When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 minutes with our CompUSA media. It actually extracts each track twice and then compares them to check for any errors. Showing of 23 reviews.

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The drive features a standard EIDE interface, allowing you to install it into almost any computer. Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio dvdd.

Sony DRU 830A – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

Including the face plate swapping, the entire install took less than a half-hour. I would suggest you to check if the recording option is enabled on your DVD drive.

If you need to go beyond the basics, additional documentation can be accessed through Nero’s SmartStart launcher. Sony’s new DVD writer is shipping now and can be purchased through some of the vendors listed on Pricegrabber. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

Still I was happy about it and it seems you can always find good deals these days for the blank DVD discs.

Cannot copy files to Sony DVD-RW DRUA disc drive – Microsoft Community

Have one to sell? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a dfd. Everything is labeled clearly and the functions of each are explained very well.


: Sony DRUA 18x Internal Dual-Layer DVD Burner: Electronics

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. So I went for it plus I was orignally wanting to get a SONY to match the computer and it hasn’t disappointed me for over a month usage. Customers also shopped for. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. If you have autorun enabled on your computer, the menu shown below will appear when you r the drh. The rear of the DRUA is fairly straight forward.

Hopefully, Sony can address this in a future firmware update. Sorry this didn’t help. One person found this helpful. Next time, it’s Lite-On.

Warranty & Support

Unfortunately, a patched RPC-1 firmware is not yet available for this drive. Thanks to its 8x writing speed, the drive only took Traditionally, these drives have gotten top marks for their features, performance and consumer friendliness and the DRUA is no exception. The drive Sony sent us for this review was manufactured in August of and had firmware version SS