Do i have to update f/w,in order to burn a TraxData(RITEKD01) DL disc?

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#1

I have a 812s@832s with CG3B f/w.The drive works fine so far.I have used 3 DL Verbatims and they are playable in my stand alone DVD player(Toshiba SD220E).
I just bought some DL TraxData discs(RITEKD01) and i don’t know if my current f/w (CG3B) supports this media code.
I don’t want the burn to fail,so i’m asking if i have to update f/w(and if so,which one?) in order to have a successful burn.
I also have a problem with the Booktype utility (v1.3.5).Every time i booktype a +R disc to dvd-rom,it says that booktype was succesful but in DVDDecrypter or Nero it is still recognized as +R.Any ideas???

Waiting for your help people,
Cheers from Greece!!!


#2

That got my attention :). Sorry I missed your thread; I had a very busy weekend.

Yes it is supported in CG3E. You can use OmniPatcher to check for this. Just load the firmware and scroll the list to the +R9 media.

RITEKD01 is very hard to burn well. The manufacturing process means that the media requires a special strategy and is prone to manufacturing defects. You may be better off with the later firmware like CG5G and CY58 but I have no information as to whether it is better or the same.

Hope this helps…

FYI, your other thread will be removed


#3

Thanx for your reply.
Now,can you help me with the following steps:
1)I’m ready to load in Omnipatcher the CG3E firmware from this link:
http://codeguys.rpc1.org/firmwares/832S.CG2B-CG3B-CG3E-CG4E-CG5E.patched-cf.rar ,ok?
2)I guess i’ll find and select the RITEKD01 code from the list,ok?
3)Which patches shall i apply?
4)After applying the patches that u will tell me,i’ll save the firmware and apply it,ok?
5)Since i use ONLY Yuden000t01 discs with perfect burn quality so far (and playability of course),will the new firmware affect the burn quality?
6)Am i missing something in this whole proceedure or do you think am gonna make it?

Waiting for your reply before i go for it!!!

Cheers


#4

You don’t need to apply any patches with OP. I just meant that you could us OP to see what +R DL media was supported ;). CG3E is already fully patched for the best burning quality.

Good luck with your burn. I look forward to seeing your results. :slight_smile:


#5

Wow!
I guess i’m a little unfamiliar with all these…
Anyway i’m gonna apply directly the CG3E f/w and i’ll post my results.
Thanx once again my friend


#6

Re the booktype. Make sure you set the booktype to -ROM before you burn the disc. The booktype is set during the burn process, not when you set it to -ROM in the BookType tool. :wink:

If you want your drive to default to -ROM you can use the OP “Auto bitsetting patch” patch, which will always restore the drive to -ROM after a system restart. You can still change it using the BookType tool, when this patch is applied.