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TEAC DV-W516E - 5x DVD-RAM, 8x +R DL, 8x -R DL Write

Postby Ian on Mon Jun 27, 2005 11:13 am

http://www.teac.co.jp/dspd/product/opti ... w516e.html

Write
DVD+R 16x ( CAV ), 8x ( PCAV ), 4x ( CLV ), 2.4x ( CLV )
DVD+R DL 8x ( ZCLV ) when using an 8x disc, 6x ( CLV ), 4x ( CLV ), 2.4x ( CLV )
DVD+RW 8x ( ZCLV ), 6x ( CLV ), 4x ( CLV ), 2.4x ( CLV )
DVD-R 16x ( CAV ), 8x ( PCLV ), 4x ( CLV ), 2x ( CLV )
DVD-R DL 8x ( ZCLV ) when using an 8x disc, 6x ( CLV ), 4x ( CLV ), 2x ( CLV )
DVD-RW 6x ( CLV ), 4x ( CLV ), 2x ( CLV ), 1x ( CLV )
DVD-RAM 5x ( CLV ), 3x ( CLV ), 2x ( CLV )
CD-R 40x ( CAV ), 32x ( PCAV ), 16x ( CLV ), 8x ( CLV )
CD-RW MS 4x ( CLV )
HS 10x ( CLV ), 4x ( CLV )
US ( US+ ) 24x ( CAV ) 10x ( CLV )

Read
DVD-ROM 16x ( CAV )
DVD-Video 8x ( CAV )
DVD-R , +R 10x ( CAV )
DVD-R DL , +R DL 8x ( CAV )
DVD-RW , +RW 8x ( CAV )
DVD-RAM 5x ( CLV )
CD-ROM 40x ( CAV )
CD-R 40x ( CAV )
CD-RW 40x ( CAV )
CD-DA (DAE) 40x ( CAV )
Audio Play 4x ( CLV )

Random Access Time
130ms typ. average ( CD-ROM, 40x )
140ms typ. average ( DVD-ROM, 16x )

Data Buffer 2MB
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Postby Ian on Mon Jun 27, 2005 11:20 am

Considering TEAC hasn't designed a drive themselves for some time, I was trying to figure out who the true manufacturer is. Any thoughts?

At first I thought it might be a BenQ DQ60 but the CD reading and writing speeds are too slow. The DQ60 doesn't write to DVD-R DL media at 8x either.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Mon Jun 27, 2005 1:07 pm

Ian wrote:Considering TEAC hasn't designed a drive themselves for some time, I was trying to figure out who the true manufacturer is. Any thoughts?


Maybe a Pioneer or an LG?

We have to consider who are supporters of the DVD-RAM format as well...
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Postby Ian on Mon Jun 27, 2005 1:17 pm

Pioneer would not surprise me. TEAC has used their drive designs many times in the past.
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Postby jsl on Mon Jun 27, 2005 1:28 pm

I actually think it can be a TEAC design because most drives with an E in the model name have been TEAC's own design AFAIK (DV-W50E is an exception though). This is also the impression I get from reading the auto-translation of AV Watch article.
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Postby Ian on Mon Jun 27, 2005 1:50 pm

Yeah, according to PC Watch it is their own design:

http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/2005/0627/teac.htm

This is the first TEAC drive I've gotten excited about in some time. Watch.. TEAC won't bring the thing to the US. #-o

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Postby dolphinius_rex on Mon Jun 27, 2005 3:18 pm

Ian wrote:This is the first TEAC drive I've gotten excited about in some time.


I guess you're calling dibs then eh? :lol:
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Postby Ian on Mon Jun 27, 2005 4:16 pm

dolphinius_rex wrote:I guess you're calling dibs then eh? :lol:


Yeah, especially if I have to buy it.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Mon Jun 27, 2005 5:06 pm

Ian wrote:
dolphinius_rex wrote:I guess you're calling dibs then eh? :lol:


Yeah, especially if I have to buy it.


Or import it from Asia #-o
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Postby Scour on Fri Jul 29, 2005 10:28 am

Hello!

I wote to Teac Germany and they say that that drive will be maybe avaible at end of august.
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Postby Dartman on Fri Jul 29, 2005 12:36 pm

The specs sound kinda like a Pioneer 110, they are sposed to start using BenQ but I suppose they can use whoever they want. I think there are others about to come out with similar specs too.
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Postby Scour on Fri Jul 29, 2005 12:41 pm

Dartman wrote:The specs sound kinda like a Pioneer 110, they are sposed to start using BenQ but I suppose they can use whoever they want. I think there are others about to come out with similar specs too.


http://forum.rpc1.org/dl_firmware.php?download_id=2115

Teac´s names for FW was similar to the original-FW, and 1.07 can be a Pioneer, because Benq uses mostly letters not numbers.
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Postby Bhairav on Fri Jul 29, 2005 9:37 pm

Review is up @ YSS. Nothing great,apparently.
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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Jul 29, 2005 9:46 pm

Bhairav wrote:Review is up @ YSS. Nothing great,apparently.

so should we hope it's a TEAC or a Pioneer ? :lol:
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Postby Ian on Fri Jul 29, 2005 10:30 pm

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Postby Bhairav on Sat Jul 30, 2005 2:18 am

Hmm.. looks better with the 1.07FW, but the MCC004 scores were quite crappy.ALso, what's up with the insane jitter levels on the TYG02 discs? Benq 1640/1620 seem to be much better with them.
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Postby Scour on Sat Jul 30, 2005 3:41 am

Hello!

The writing-quality should be improved.

Interesting thing is that DVD-RAM is written @5x, so it don´t verify the data while writing.
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Postby frank1 on Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:55 am

This publication in the "Taiwan Economic News" gives some indication
that maybe also the TEAC DV-W516E burner is manufactured by BenQ:

" BenQ wins super-multi DVD burner order from TEAC"
http://news.cens.com/php/getnews.php?fi ... tm&daily=1

« The sources added that BenQ has started shipping super-multi drives to TEAC and the monthly volume is expected to rise significantly in the fourth quarter »
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Postby Scour on Wed Aug 03, 2005 6:14 am



Very interesting.

I wonder why Liteon think that they sell so much more drives although Teac buy now drives from Benq.

Looks like Liteon will bring soon Super-Multi-drives with DVD-RAM. But have Mediatek chipsets for writing DVD-RAM?

I don´t understand why Matsushita is No. 4 in the global ranking. In Germany/Europe Matsushita/Panasonic-drives really hard to get; maybe Panasonic sells so much DVD-Recorder?

I read in the global-ranking only 5 manufacturers?

"Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS), NEC, Lite-On, Matsushita and BenQ-Philips"
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Postby RJW on Wed Aug 03, 2005 7:13 am

Panasonic/Matushita has a very big share of the japanese market.
Also there recorder all over the world sales are high.
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Postby frank1 on Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:16 am

Comparison of the hardware between the TEAC DV-W516E and the BenQ DQ60
made by YSS:
http://homepage2.nifty.com/yss/dq60/DQ60.htm


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