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Dell DVD burners?

Postby ETP on Fri Apr 15, 2005 5:59 am

What is shipping with Dell's these days? It says 16x.

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Postby ETP on Fri Apr 15, 2005 6:05 am

16x (DVD+R)
8x (DVD-R)
40x (CD-R)

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4x (DVD+RW)
4x (DVD-RW)
24x (CD-RW)
Sonic RecordNow! Basic,
and
or Cyberlink PowerDVD LE

8.5GB double layer DVD+/-R
4.7GB (DVD)
700MB (CD)

BQ 1640 BSOB
NEC 4550 1.6T
Plextor 716a 1.09
Pioneer 109/A09 158
Pioneer 110/A10 1.39
Liteon 5005
Sony 875P & 333ES
Liteon 5005
HK7200
Hitachi 61SDX
Two Dell 8400s & 9100 with SATA HDs
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Postby ETP on Fri Apr 15, 2005 6:12 am

looks like an Opto

From newegg site

Write Speed: 16X DVD+R, 8X DVD-R, 4X DVD+RW, 4X DVD+R9, 4X DVD-RW, 40X CD-R, 24X CD-RW
Read Speed: 40X CD-ROM, 16X DVD-ROM
Interface: Internal IDE/ATAPI
Buffer: 2MB
OS Support: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Packaging: Retail Box (see pictures for details)

BQ 1640 BSOB
NEC 4550 1.6T
Plextor 716a 1.09
Pioneer 109/A09 158
Pioneer 110/A10 1.39
Liteon 5005
Sony 875P & 333ES
Liteon 5005
HK7200
Hitachi 61SDX
Two Dell 8400s & 9100 with SATA HDs
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Postby eric93se on Sat Apr 16, 2005 4:46 pm

I know they had a rebadged NEC 3500, sold with model number 3450.
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Re: Dell DVD burners?

Postby nc10 on Sat Apr 16, 2005 4:53 pm

ETP wrote:What is shipping with Dell's these days? It says 16x.


Just got a Dell 8400. Device manager says the DVD writer is a NEC 3530...., and thats what it says on the drive.....first time I'd seen that model number.
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Postby ETP on Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:10 pm

Wow! I will check mine Sat when I get home. It was delivered on Fri and should be the same as yours. The 3530 should be the newer NEC!
Are you guys flashing these with 3500 etc FW?

BQ 1640 BSOB
NEC 4550 1.6T
Plextor 716a 1.09
Pioneer 109/A09 158
Pioneer 110/A10 1.39
Liteon 5005
Sony 875P & 333ES
Liteon 5005
HK7200
Hitachi 61SDX
Two Dell 8400s & 9100 with SATA HDs
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Postby jsl on Sun Apr 17, 2005 3:21 am

The drives Dell uses/has used are listed here.
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Postby ETP on Sun Apr 17, 2005 7:40 am

Thanks jsl! Nice link! Mine should be a 3530 as I just got a 8400

BQ 1640 BSOB
NEC 4550 1.6T
Plextor 716a 1.09
Pioneer 109/A09 158
Pioneer 110/A10 1.39
Liteon 5005
Sony 875P & 333ES
Liteon 5005
HK7200
Hitachi 61SDX
Two Dell 8400s & 9100 with SATA HDs
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Postby ETP on Mon Apr 18, 2005 5:39 am

If its the real 3530 that is an awesome burner/ spec wise. I have seen several posts on recent FW on this by NEC.

Supported Functions
DVD Media Types
Write
Read

DVD-ROM
Single Layer
Dual Layer Not Applicable

6.6-16X :CAV
5-12X :CAV

DVD-Video Not Applicable
2-5X :CAV

DVD-R
Single Layer
6.6-16X :CAV
6.6-16X :CAV
DVD-RW 4-6X :ZCLV 5-12X :CAV
DVD+R
Single Layer
Double Layer
6.6-16X :CAV
4-8X :ZCLV
6.6-16X :CAV
3-7X :CAV
DVD+RW 4-8X :ZCLV 5-12X :CAV

CD Media Types
Write
Read

CD-DA (Audio CDs) Not Applicable
16-40X :CAV
CD-ROM Not Applicable
20-48X :CAV
CD-R 20-48X :CAV
20-48X :CAV
CD-RW (LS) * 4X :CLV
16-40X :CAV
CD-RW (HS) * 10X :CLV 16-40X :CAV
CD-RW (US) * 20-24X :ZCLV 16-40X :CAV
CD-RW (US+) * 20-32X :ZCLV 16-40X :CAV

* Note LS: Low Speed, HS: High Speed, US: Ultra Speed, US+: Ultra Speed+


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Features
Active OPC (Running OPC)1 "Optimum Power Controller" provides for more reliable writes.
Easy-to-use tray model.
Enhanced-IDE (ATAPI) model.
The recorded CD-R/RW can be played on any multi-read CD-ROM Player, maintaining future compatibility.
Supports UDF for easy writing to CD-R/RW, DVDR/RW discs.
Improved Buffer Under Run Error handling through the Active Link function.
1. Continuously monitors the signal level during recording and adjusts the laser power to compensate when the disc is dirty, insuring a flat signal.




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Important Precautions

BQ 1640 BSOB
NEC 4550 1.6T
Plextor 716a 1.09
Pioneer 109/A09 158
Pioneer 110/A10 1.39
Liteon 5005
Sony 875P & 333ES
Liteon 5005
HK7200
Hitachi 61SDX
Two Dell 8400s & 9100 with SATA HDs
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Postby ETP on Sat Apr 23, 2005 4:13 pm

Just got home and mine is a 3530! Any FW links?

BQ 1640 BSOB
NEC 4550 1.6T
Plextor 716a 1.09
Pioneer 109/A09 158
Pioneer 110/A10 1.39
Liteon 5005
Sony 875P & 333ES
Liteon 5005
HK7200
Hitachi 61SDX
Two Dell 8400s & 9100 with SATA HDs
User avatar
ETP
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 510
Joined: Tue Oct 23, 2001 8:00 pm
Location: NW FL Panhandle/LA=Lower Ala


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