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GigaRec disk Reading on LTD-163D

Postby aviationwiz on Thu Jul 10, 2003 6:19 pm

Look at this graph of a GigaRec disk being read in an LTD-163D. That's awesome!

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Postby dolphinius_rex on Thu Jul 10, 2003 6:34 pm

I didn't know that plextools worked with other drives???

what are those think blue lines reaching from top to bottom???
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Postby aviationwiz on Thu Jul 10, 2003 10:32 pm

I'm not sure what those lines are, maybe the lengths of different disks that I have tested?

The Read Test works with other drives. I doubght the C1/C2 test and such work.

The Settings menu for other drives lets you select a read speed, like in Nero DriveSpeed. It also allows you to turn DMA On/Off.
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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Jul 11, 2003 12:41 am

very nice!
but for this info to be at all useful, we need to know at what GigaRec setting your disc was burned ? 1.2x, 1.3x or 1.4x ?
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Postby aviationwiz on Fri Jul 11, 2003 12:47 am

That disk was with GigaRec 1.2x
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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Jul 11, 2003 1:00 am

thanks.

the 1.2x GigaRec doesn't give a higher capacity than a 99min CDR (lower, actually).
i would be interested to see if you LiteOn DVD-ROM can read GigaRec discs written at 1.3x and 1.4x. Ian in his review of the Premium says that compatibility of such discs with other drives is very low or nonexistent...
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Postby aviationwiz on Fri Jul 11, 2003 1:24 am

When I have something to burn at 1.3x or 1.4x I'll get back to you on whether it reads it and if so, at what speed.I may just burn something at 1.4x just for the heck of it :wink:
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