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Samsung SM-348B

Postby rxwalk on Wed Feb 19, 2003 7:55 am

I bought a Samsung 348B because of the great reviews I read. What interest me also was according to CDR Labs review:

If you use a lot of 99 minute CD-R discs you should be happy that Samsung's new combo drive had no problems recognizing our 99 minute CompUSA media and reading it until the very end. The drive reached a maximum read speed of about 50x before it dropped off.

The one I purchased at best buy did not recognize my CompUSA 24X 99 minute CD-R. Have anyone else notice that? I updated to the latest firmware but still not recognize as 99 minute only 79 minute.
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Postby Ian on Wed Feb 19, 2003 7:59 am

You're talking about blank 99 minute media, right? That's normal.
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Postby integspec on Sun May 04, 2003 1:13 am

As Ian says, this phenomenon is normal. I also have some 99 minutes but they are always identified as 79 Min 703 MB CDs. But I have been able to write upto 830 MB sucessfully but no more. Has any of you been able to break the barrier of 830 ~ 840 MB in Nero (or any other app) in Samsung 340 drive?

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