Tree firmware flashes later it finally says that it will write dvd-r. Before hitting burn tab on Nero 6. What a great deal Rated this writer 10 of After each zone the write speed is increased.

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Nu Tech DDW DVD Writer – VideoHelp

Many of the drives that we have seen have access times in excess of ms, and as we will see in the benchmark, the DDW’s access times are actually a little bit better, in the ms range. Enter the code below and hit Verify. You can get the remaining amount to reach the Free shipping threshold by adding any eligible item to your cart.

Will keep you posted on success or failure Ed Reply. Our first InfoTool capture is using the original firmware shipped to us from Nu Tech. So far only annoyance is that DVD ripping is pretty slow; something like x instead of the 9x the competition offers. Comments posted by ammd from Virgin Islands, U. Should I pay a subscription fee to always have free shipping?


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Ona the whole an excellent drive at the price of a 4x burner. I was spoilt by my old TEAC which would probably try and write to a beer mat!! Rated this writer 6 of Test System, Configuration And Benchmarks.

After this speed it will not increase anymore. Sony to ship blue laser storage rig next month. That unit has an 8M buffer, but no rumours of a “-” write firmware update. Pioneer and Teac can do that in only two minutes, and even Sony is not far from this top rate. We were a bit surprised that Nu Tech released two firmware updates within a week of each other, especially since the drive itself is only a month old. More confusion was thrown into the fray when we noticed that Nu Tech’s specifications on their website were not similar over the entire product description.

Fortunately, all new burners should have this already enabled. The drive needs between 10 and 12 seconds to detect the DVDs after the tray is closed; with CDs it is consistently 10 seconds.


At the original time of publication, we had a beta firmware for our drive that still recognized the drive manufacturer as QSI. Any item with “FREE Shipping” label on the search and the product detail page is eligible and contributes to your free shipping order minimum.

Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. However, it showed dcw true colors when reading the full range of formats on the video DVD prepared by us: If they fix those two “problems” this thing will be damn near perfect short of dual-layer capability. It is well reviewed and seems to have just one significant negative other than not doing “-” writingthat is that it is a slow ripper of DVD-video disks: Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

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