Anyone got 1640 - tell me how RicohJpnR01 does?

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#1

Getting my 1640 soon.
Got BSHB firmware from BenQ W/S
Used MSCE, could not find RICOHJPNR01 Code
Owners of 1640 - what speed is it supported, how good is the burns?
(Is it better to STRAT-REPLACE with RICOHJPNR02?)


#2

RICOHJPNR01 was available in BSGH and removed with other 4x codes in BSHB.


#3

How did any of the removed media perform with BSGH? Has any reason been given for it’s removal?


#4

hmmz… my stack of 200 RICOHJPNR01’s performance might be questionable, if I do upgrade or it is already upgraded, can it be back-graded?

a guess to removal prolly since 4x looks less available? or saving some rom space, but flasher package seems bigger, maybe changing their support coverage of MIDs? future expansion?


#5

You can downgrade or burn RICOHJPNR01@RICOHJPNR02 using MCSE if you want.
Currently there is about 100 KB rom space left, so removing 4x strategies is no space issue now.


#6

I’d say they perform pretty bad. That’s a scan of a TDK 4x DVD+R, burnt at 8x:


#7

I have a 1640 with firmware BSHB and about 100 Ricoh R01’s left
and it burns them good.

Average qualitysscore is between 95 and 97
If I scan this disks with my nec3540 de score is between 93 and 95

readback curves are smooth


#8

Ohkayz, got my burner. Sticking with BSGB, getting good results, <10PI
Don;t want to risk BSHB because it doesn’t have a dedicated strat from what I can see in MSCE


#9

Maybe they removed these Media IDs/strategies because they are now better supported by the default strategy ;).

Do the R01s burn at 4x or 8x?


#10

they burn @4x


#11

Thanks. Lets hope it becomes 8x again in the next firmware release…


#12

OMG! YUDEN000T01 is also dropped from BSHB. :eek: Do they really think at BenQ that there is no blank media left in the world with this mediacode also? :confused:

Does anybody have results of YUDEN000T01 burned with BSHB f/w?