DVD / DVD-Writer for ripping scratch media?

HI,
Just got a NEC 3520a & AOPEN 1648/APP and all flash to lastest hacked firmware, just before say goodbye to my NEC 2510a & Pioneer 117, I found that the ripping quality of newest couples not even close to my old Pioneer 117, I have a batch of old/scratch DVD-R need to be reconditioning to new DVD-R, anyone suggest of new DVD-Writer / DVD-Rom just for ripping good result on old/scratched media on DVD-R?, speed is not important, just the quality.
My old Pioneer even just read from 0.2X to 4X. I miss my Traci Lord … lol :slight_smile:

The Liteon DVD-ROM or COMBO drives are good readers and with patched firmware they can be very fast as well. :wink:

May I ask for the model no. since there are so many verison out there.

Hi,
My Aopen is flashed with firmware 1.07 RPC1, is there any other patch that can make it a better ripper?