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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Sun Jan 03, 2010 8:29 pm

Yeah, I think this one uses a Renesas R8BJ32710RFPV.

According to ala42, the BH08LS20 and WH08LS20 use the same firmware.

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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Scour on Mon Jan 04, 2010 12:29 pm

So it´s maybe the same, but I gave up to understand the model-names
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby SithTracy on Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:48 pm

The used Panasonic and Renesas in their DVD writers... though, like you, I have no idea what is in the LG Blu-Ray drives... I am thinking about a blu-ray ripping drive though. How is the LG in that department?
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:06 pm

SithTracy wrote:The used Panasonic and Renesas in their DVD writers... though, like you, I have no idea what is in the LG Blu-Ray drives... I am thinking about a blu-ray ripping drive though. How is the LG in that department?


Unless you want to patch your firmware, don't get an LG for ripping. They limit the read speed to 4.8x with AACS protected discs.
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby hoxlund on Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:39 pm

Patched firmware? must have... show me, if it alters something to make it better im there
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:58 pm

hoxlund wrote:Patched firmware? must have... show me, if it alters something to make it better im there


Download the latest firmware (I think its 2.00) and use MCSE to remove the riplock.

http://ala42.cdfreaks.com/MCSE/
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby hoxlund on Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:30 pm

i looked at that thread and saw the screenshots, is mcse not really a firmware patch in the sense you don't rewrite the firmware with the riplock you kind of patch the drive on the fly without changing the firmware?
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:57 pm

it patches the firmware. you still need to apply it to the drive.
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby hoxlund on Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:26 pm

ok the drive is delivered on the 7th will let you know then how it goes
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby m396 #00-011 on Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:24 am

Ian wrote:
SithTracy wrote:The used Panasonic and Renesas in their DVD writers... though, like you, I have no idea what is in the LG Blu-Ray drives... I am thinking about a blu-ray ripping drive though. How is the LG in that department?


Unless you want to patch your firmware, don't get an LG for ripping. They limit the read speed to 4.8x with AACS protected discs.



What is recommended for ripping? Who's the fastest, reliable, best value.
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:11 pm

m396 #00-011 wrote:What is recommended for ripping? Who's the fastest, reliable, best value.



Hmm... probably something like the Lite-On iHES208.
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Scour on Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:20 pm

Is there some hope that Ala42 make a firmware-patcher for LG BD-drives?
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:27 pm

Scour wrote:Is there some hope that Ala42 make a firmware-patcher for LG BD-drives?


MCSE already removes riplock from LG drives.
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby hoxlund on Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:29 pm

Ian wrote:Yeah, I think this one uses a Renesas R8BJ32710RFPV.

According to ala42, the BH08LS20 and WH08LS20 use the same firmware.

http://club.myce.com/f142/wh08ls20-what ... ost2460341


same chipset in the 12x pio/plex burners?
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby Ian on Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:44 pm

The Pioneer BDR-205 uses the Renesas R8J32720FPV.
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby hoxlund on Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:24 am

just firmware patched my LG WH08LS20 - 2.00 firmware, its riplock has been removed
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Re: in House Review - LG BH08LS20 8x Blu-ray Disc ReWriter

Postby hoxlund on Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:25 am

and to this day no one can explain the difference between the wh08 and bh08 drives
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