Are Samsung SH-S182M rip locked?

Is this drive rip locked? Is there an unlocked firmware for it, if so?

Hi,[QUOTE=NetTechie;1940634]Is this drive rip locked?[/quote]The 18x drives are not known as fast readers: http://www.cdfreaks.com/reviews/Samsung-SH-S182D-DVD-Writer-Review

Is there an unlocked firmware for it, if so?
No. There is no read-speed increasing firmware available.

Michael

What DVD burner is known as a fast reader (any brand)?

[QUOTE=NetTechie;1940770]What DVD burner is known as a fast reader (any brand)?[/QUOTE]

LiteOn 20xxxx are fast enought on sl ripping, (16x)
Plextor 760A, is one of the fastest on DL ripping.

What is the difference between SL and DL ripping?

Edit: Nvm, I get it. Single layer, double layer.

How are the LiteOn 20xxxx on DL ripping? Riplocked/very slow?

[QUOTE=NetTechie;1941466]How are the LiteOn 20xxxx on DL ripping? Riplocked/very slow?[/QUOTE]You may look into the reviews and also into the Liteon Forum. I’m sure, there will be some answer for your question :wink: