LightForce wrote:do you have a source for that information?
Yeah, and I have a backup of the Teac OEM firmware.
LightForce wrote:Second, are there any differences in features, performance, or quality between the LiteOn-branded drive and the TEAC-branded drive?
There shouldn't be.
LightForce wrote:For example, does TEAC purchase the cream-of-the-crop of the drives, or are they the same quality as the LiteOn-branded drives? Does TEAC make any changes to the drive, or is the faceplate the only difference?
Internal hardware will be the same. I don't know if they do any extra quality control...