I’ve got a LiteOn ldw-811 with the latest firmware downloaded from this site. I recently bought Ritek 16x DVD+Rs from Newegg (100 pack). The specs are:
Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD+R:RITEK-R04-001]
Disc & Book Type : [DVD+R] - [DVD+R]
Manufacturer Name : [Ritek Corp.]
Manufacturer ID : [RITEK]
Media Type ID : [R04]
Product Revision : 
Blank Disc Capacity : [Not Supported By Method 2]
Recording Speeds : [1x-2.4x , 4x , 6x-8x , 6x-16x]
[Method 2 Might Not Always Detect All Speeds]
[ DVD Identifier - http://DVD.Identifier.CDfreaks.com ]
Nero and DVD Shrink will only let me burn at 2.4x!!! I can only select “2.4x or Max”. Either way results in 2.4x burns. I used to be able to burn at 8x with older firmware and Memorex 4x DVD+Rs. What am I doing wrong? Can I go back in firmware revisions? If so, what revision?
I have DMA enabled and am not familiar/comfortable with “omnipatcher”. Thanks for helping a newbie.