I got the 1640 a couple weeks back and knowing it likes TY media, I stocked up on T02 (DVD+R) and TYG01(DVD-R). Had I done more research, I’d probably have bought the TYG02 instead of TYG01. But, I had excellent results with the TYG01 in my previous NEC burner, and I wanted to save some money, so I got the TYG01 :o
The 1640 burns the YUDEN T02 great. I get quality scores of 98 and 99 consistently. But the TYG01 is not that good in the 1640. I searched this forum but didn’t find much information on it either except that previous FWs didn’t support 4X media. Is that still the case?
Over the last week, I tried BSLB, BSMB and even BEFB. I tried 10 discs, and got five completed burns and five coasters
Here is what I found (same for all three FWs):
Any speed with WOPC OFF = Coaster (Burn fails towards the end)
4X Speed with WOPC/SB/OS all ON = Coaster (Burn fails at around 90% everytime)
8X Speed with WOPC/SB/OS all ON = Successful Burn
4X Speed with WOPS/SB ON and OS OFF = Successful Burn
When the burn completes, I get a quality score of 93 to 95, but the scan shows significant error clusters that make me think that the media is not gonna be readable beyond a few months. (Note: scans in follow-up posts).
I would very much like to get clean burns like the T02. In fact, I’ve seen some people post very nice burns with the TYG01 and 1640. I’d appreciate it if you can share more info on how got them. Here is an example:
TYG01 and 1640 - A nice clean burn with a QS of 99%
Will a start-swap with TYG02 or TYG03 help?
What is FW works best with TYG01, at what speed and WOPC/SB/OS settings?
What software do you use to burn? (I use DVDDecrypter)
Any tips/suggestions will be greatly appreciated