No, seriously, it is a friend. I mean, I'd never buy a Li.. er, umm, 401s! :bigsmile:
may have one. One way to tell is to try to play/read the disc that scanned with tons of errors in another drive/player, and if it plays fine, the scanning ability is bad. Pretty simple. Another way to tell is to scan the disc in another drive, but that is not as sure-fire as the 'play/read' test.
Unfortunately, he's an "internet friend", otherwise we could just stick his CDs in my burner and see what it says. What puzzles me is how he managed to find a "new" 401s ... gotta be at least 2 years old, right?
The FAQs is a good place to start with all-things-Liteon
Thanks ... I went through 64 screens of Liteon forum posts and that was one of the first URLs I referred him to.
Oh well, this vacation's over, thanks again for the hospitality. Best of luck guys with your firmware issues; we're experiencing the same thing over in Planet Plextor with the new PX716a model. Even the drive's manufacturer calls the latest firmware for it "beta". :Z