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Toshiba SD-M1712/B What's the difference?

Postby xman on Sat Sep 06, 2003 1:14 pm

Is there any difference between a Toshiba SD-M1712 and SD-M1712B? Do they share the same firmware? Does the SD-M1712B support the no speed limit hack firmware. The hack firmware only says its for SD-M1712, will it work for the SD-M1712B?
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Sep 09, 2003 3:15 pm

good question i have no clue, i own the toshiba 1712 one
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Postby dhc014 on Tue Sep 09, 2003 4:40 pm

The SD-M1712B might be a RevB drive... Toshiba makes drives of different revisions...
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Postby Peter_Mann on Wed Sep 10, 2003 1:43 am

Guys,
Will the 1712/ 1712B read DVD+R and DVD+RW ?

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Postby hoxlund on Wed Sep 10, 2003 4:17 am

well my 1712 reads dvd-r/rw and dvd+r/rw formats
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Postby dodecahedron on Thu Dec 04, 2003 8:34 am

dhc014 wrote:The SD-M1712B might be a RevB drive... Toshiba makes drives of different revisions...

how do you tell which revision you have?
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Postby Han on Thu Dec 04, 2003 8:57 am

DISCInfo, made by Hijacker, who also makes patched firmwares for Toshibas, will tell you the revision of your Toshiba desktop DVD-ROM drive.

There's only one revision of SD-M1712. The letter B at the end of the name is usually used for a drive with a BLACK bezel, sometimes for BULK (OEM) drive. OEMs are made in China, retail ones are made in Japan (at least mine is).

SD-M1712 reads DVD+R(W) with any available firmware, even original one.
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Postby dodecahedron on Thu Dec 04, 2003 9:21 am

Han wrote:DISCInfo, made by Hijacker, who also makes patched firmwares for Toshibas, will tell you the revision of your Toshiba desktop DVD-ROM drive.

There's only one revision of SD-M1712. The letter B at the end of the name is usually used for a drive with a BLACK bezel, sometimes for BULK (OEM) drive. OEMs are made in China, retail ones are made in Japan (at least mine is).

SD-M1712 reads DVD+R(W) with any available firmware, even original one.

tnanks.
i just found a short while ago the DiscInfo page and read there that it says (new versions anyway) which revision the drive is.
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