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PX-716A length + Plextools.com is down?

Postby VEFF on Fri Apr 08, 2005 1:59 pm

1) I finally installed one of my two PX-716A drives.
I noticed that the drive is shorter by a few inches than my other IDE CD/DVD drives.
I thought this was interesting since I hadn't seen this mentioned before.

Have all generations (based on TLA) had shorter-than-standard lengths?

Just curious.

2) I can't access plextools.com; is the site down?
(If it isn't down I guess it may have something to do with my ISP's DNS servers; then again, that is the only site I have tried that I can't connect to at the moment).



Off to update the firmware to 1.06 (came with 1.04).
Last edited by VEFF on Fri Apr 08, 2005 2:18 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Postby bob11879 on Fri Apr 08, 2005 2:16 pm

The drive has a smaller footprint to conform to new SFF (small form factor) specs for Shuttle and smaller PCs.
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Postby Ian on Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:22 pm

Yeah, the Plextor drives seem to get shorter with each generation. Plextools is always getting hammered. Try it again later.
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Postby VEFF on Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:52 pm

bob11879 wrote:The drive has a smaller footprint to conform to new SFF (small form factor) specs for Shuttle and smaller PCs.


Thanks for the info!
Burners only:
Pioneer DVR-115D
Pioneer DVR-111D
Plextor PX-716A TLA0304
Plextor PX-716A same TLA

LiteOn 52246S 52X CD-RW
LiteOn 52246S (another)
LiteOn 52327S 52X CD-RW
TDK 40X USB 2.0 CD-RW
TEAC CD-W540E 40X CD-RW
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Postby VEFF on Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:54 pm

Ian wrote:Yeah, the Plextor drives seem to get shorter with each generation. Plextools is always getting hammered. Try it again later.


Thanks Ian.
I'll give it a try later.

The smaller size is fine with me.
It also gives the case a little more breathing room; not much, but it can't hurt.
Burners only:
Pioneer DVR-115D
Pioneer DVR-111D
Plextor PX-716A TLA0304
Plextor PX-716A same TLA

LiteOn 52246S 52X CD-RW
LiteOn 52246S (another)
LiteOn 52327S 52X CD-RW
TDK 40X USB 2.0 CD-RW
TEAC CD-W540E 40X CD-RW
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