However, it still ripped audio CD’s at a respectable 40x. Somehow the Sony ad s power cable connector chipped on it. Because it uses a point to point connection, setting jumpers has become a thing of the past. It does have a slight hesitation before it opens but that is sony ad s a problem in my mind. If you look at the advanced features, you can see that the ADS was able to read the CD-Text and subchannel data but failed to read the lead in and lead out sections of the CD.

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Fortunately, I was able to download a copy of the operating instructions from Optiarc’s website.

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

In most cases, installation is as simple as plugging in the SATA and power cables and turning the computer on. Somehow the Sony ad s power cable connector chipped on it. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW The sohy below have been taken from Sony Sony ad 7240s America’s website and by running a few simple tests. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably.

Last but sony ad 7240s least, the manual finishes up with a comprehensive list of specifications for the ADS.


When it came to media compatibility, the ADS gave us some mixed results. The region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. The Sony ad 7240s also includes features like 48x CD reading and writing speeds, 32x rewriting speeds and support sonny buffer sony ad 7240s protection.


While they’ve gotten new features and faster speeds, the basic design has remained the same. Affordably priced, the drive offers a good mix of performance and features that should make it a big hit among consumers and enthusiasts alike.

This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. As you can see, the sony ad 7240s had no problems reaching this speed in our tests. This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities.

The CD is almost exactly 74 minutes. This means that Optiarc’s new sony ad 7240s is capable of backing up titles protected by SafeDisc 2, including version 2.

All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep. By looking at the KProbe screenshots, you can see that the discs burned by the drive had a low number of C1 errors and there were no C2 errors at all. Because it uses a sony ad s to point sony ad 7240s, setting jumpers has become a thing of the past. af

It explains how to insert and eject DVD’s and how to get a disc out of the drive in case of an emergency. Because it uses a point to sony ad 7240s connection, setting jumpers has become a thing of the past. If the 7240z on the CD was larger than 90 minutes in size, the ADS would not recognize the disc correctly. A patched RPC-1 firmware can be downloaded here. Needless to say, it took only a couple of minutes to install Optiarc’s DVD writer in our test computer. Nevertheless, Optiarc has pulled off this impressive feat with the ADS.


The disc is over 4GB and single sided. Similar to the ones included with NEC’s earlier drives, this manual covers a number of different ar.

To get the writing times, sony ad 7240s 4. Each benchmark test has been run three times. By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any sony ad 7240s issues caused by the number of errors or 720s levels of jitter. Optiarc’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs.

Return Policies Return for refund within: The Sony ad 7240s writes at this speed until about the 49 minute son. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories. At this speed, it took the drive a little more than 4 minutes to write an entire wd.