LAcie _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG does not burn DVD -R anymore

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#1

Hello to everybody I have joined the forum to get some help
As a sudden my 3 years old Lacie _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG does not burn DVD -R anymore.

I’m getting Illegal media message from Nero, I used as usual TDK DVD -R.
Is it my laser burner out? It can still burn +R. it detects a speed of 6.1x for -R??
Can some one help me?
Here is the log form nero


====== *** Nero-Burning Rom, History File *** ======

Windows XP 5.1
IA32
WinAspi: -
ahead WinASPI: File ‘C:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero\Wnaspi32.dll’: Ver=2.0.1.59, size=160016 bytes, created 1/29/2003 10:37:36 PM
Nero Version: 5.5.10.28
Recorder: <_NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG> Version: 2.06 - HA 2 TA 0 - 5.5.10.28
Adapter driver: <> HA 2
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : via Inquiry data (1) -> ATAPI, detected: ?
Connected to MMC as unknown drive with class-nr : 1
CD-ROM: <MATSHITA UJDA775 DVD/CDRW>Version: 1.00 - HA 0 TA 0 - 5.5.10.28
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 0
Bus Type : default (0) -> ATAPI, detected: ATAPI

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
CdRomPeripheral : MATSHITA UJDA775 DVD/CDRW atapi Port 0 ID 0 DMA: On
DiskPeripheral : Hitachi HTS722080K9SA00 iaStor Port 1 ID 0 DMA: On

AutoRun : 1
Excluded drive IDs:
CmdQueuing : 1
CmdNotification: 2
WriteBufferSize: 83886080 (0) Byte
ShowDrvBufStat : 0
EraseSpeed : 0
BUFE : 0
Physical memory : 1023MB (1047916kB)
Free physical memory: 451MB (462248kB)
Memory in use : 55 %
Uncached PFiles: 0x0
Use Static Write Speed Table: 0
Use Inquiry : 1
Global Bus Type: default (0)
Check supported media : Enabled (1)
Wizard: Off

9.1.2010
CD-ROM (ISO)
8:00:04 PM #1 Text 0 File Isodoc.cpp, Line 7579
Iso document burn settings
------------------------------------------
Determine maximum speed : FALSE
Simulate : FALSE
Write : TRUE
Finalize CD : TRUE
Multisession : FALSE
Burning mode : DAO
Mode : 1
ISO Level : 1 (Max. of 11 = 8 + 3 char)
Character set : ISO 9660
Joliet : TRUE
Allow pathdepth more than 8 directories : TRUE
Allow more than 255 characters in path : TRUE
Write ISO9660 ;1 file extensions : TRUE

8:00:04 PM #2 Text 0 File Reader.cpp, Line 115
Reader running

8:00:04 PM #3 ISO9660GEN -11 File geniso.cpp, Line 4571
First writeable address = 0 (0x00000000)

8:00:04 PM #4 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 3735
Turn on Disc-At-Once, using DVD media

8:00:04 PM #5 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 672
Setup items (original item values)
0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 (CTransferItem)
2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
original CD pos #0 + 1969184 (1969184) = #1969184/437:35.59
relocatable, CD pos for caching/writing not required/required, no patch infos
--------------------------------------------------------------

8:00:05 PM #6 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 221
Last possible write address on media: 2298495 (510:46.45)
Last address to be written: 1969183 (437:35.58)

8:00:05 PM #7 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 226
Write in overburning mode: FALSE

8:00:05 PM #8 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 1678
Recorder: _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG, Media type: DVD-R
Disc Manufacturer: MBI 01 - RG40
Disc Application Code: 64, Disc Physical Code: 193

8:00:05 PM #9 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 824
Prepare recorder _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG for write in cue-sheet-DAO
DAO infos:
==========
MCN:
TOCTYPE: 0x0 Session Closed, CD fixated
Tracks 1 to 1:
TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048/0x0, ISRC “”, FilePos 0 307200 -261771264

8:00:05 PM #10 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 672
Setup items (after recorder preparation)
0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 (CTransferItem)
2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
original CD pos #0 + 1969184 (1969184) = #1969184/437:35.59
relocatable, CD pos for caching/writing not required/required, no patch infos
-> TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048, config 0, wanted index0 0 blocks, length 1969184 blocks [_NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG]
--------------------------------------------------------------

8:00:05 PM #11 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1655
Caching of files started

8:00:05 PM #12 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1655
Caching of files completed

8:00:05 PM #13 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1655
Burn process started at 6.1x (8,418 KB/s)

8:00:05 PM #14 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1978
Verifying CD position of item 0 (relocatable, CD pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0

8:00:05 PM #15 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 1405
Recording mode: Sequential Recording Mode

8:00:05 PM #16 Text 0 File Mmc.cpp, Line 17895
Set BUFE: JustLink -> ON

8:00:05 PM #17 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 1519
Start write address at LBA 0
DVD high compatibility mode: Yes

8:00:05 PM #18 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 7877
---- DVD Structure: Physical Format Information (00h) ----
Layer: 0, Address: 0 (0 h), AGID: 0; Length: 2050
Book Type: DVD-R (2), Part Version: 5
Disc Size: 120 mm, Maximum Rate: <not specified> (F h)
Number of Layers: 1, Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP), Layer Type: recordable
Linear Density: 0,267 um/bit, Track Density: 0,74 um/track
Starting Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 30000 h (DVD-ROM, DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW)
End Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 26127F h
End Sector Number in Layer 0: 0 h
Data in Burst Cutting Area (BCA) does not exist
Media Specific:
60 00 10 20 30 40 50 00 - 00 00 21 00 00 00 00 00 `…0@P…!..
02 FE 10 00 02 FF A0 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …

8:00:05 PM #19 SCSI -1046 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 1212
SCSI Exec, HA 2, TA 0, LUN 0
Status: 0x04 (0x01, SCSI_ERR)
HA-Status 0x00 (0x00, OK)
TA-Status 0x02 (0x01, SCSI_TASTATUS_CHKCOND)
Sense Key: 0x05 (KEY_ILLEGAL_REQUEST)
Sense Code: 0x30
Sense Qual: 0x05
CDB Data: 0x53 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x1E 0x0C 0x20 0x00 0x00 0x00
Sense Data: 0x70 0x00 0x05 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0A
0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x30 0x05

8:00:05 PM #20 DVDR -1046 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1423
Illegal medium

8:00:05 PM #21 TRANSFER -27 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1423
Could not perform start of Disc-At-Once

8:00:05 PM #22 Phase 38 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1655
Burn process failed at 6.1x (8,418 KB/s)

8:00:05 PM #23 Text 0 File Scsicmd.cpp, Line 406
SCSI not using temporary buffers
20 out of 20 temporary buffers allocated

Existing drivers:
File ‘Drivers\PXHELP20.SYS’: Ver=2.03.32a, size=20640 bytes, created 4/25/2005 1:03:00 AM (Prassi/Veritas driver for win 2K)
File ‘Drivers\atapi.sys’: Ver=5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158), size=95360 bytes, created 8/3/2004 9:59:44 PM (Adapter driver for src)

Registry Keys:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon\AllocateCDROMs : 1 (Security Option)



#2

Yeah that drive is pretty old now. Have those particular DVD-R’s worked in the drive before?

If you want you can disassemble the drive and clean the lense, use a q-tip and some isopropyal alcohol. Its not hard to do.


#3

The 2.06 firmware most likely doesn’t support this media code (MBI 01RG40) - I know that 2.16 doesn’t; the latest 2.1B firmware does, however, support this media code

I suggest you upgrade the firmware on your drive. You can download it here:

http://liggydee.cdfreaks.com/page/en/NEC-ND-3500A/

Get either the “Liggy’s 3500 bitsetting Firmware 2.1b” or the “Original NEC 3500 Firmware 2.1b”

You will probably also need to download and use this firmware flasher:

http://binflash.cdfreaks.com/

Use the Win32 GUI version.

Welcome to the forums! :slight_smile:


#4

Dear [I][I]DrageMester[/I] thanks for the help, but what is the difference between [/I]Orig, [I]Fast,[/I]RPC1.[I]which version I have to pick up ?

Ready to burn new firmware but I have this last doubt, thanks in advance
[/I]


#5

fast means some older media that only supported 8x for example can now be burned at 12x or 16x etc. RPC1 means the drive will be capable of playing movies from around the world, people in the US rarely need this but for people in EU or other parts it is needed. Flip a coin :slight_smile:


#6

[QUOTE=edobin;2484952]Dear [I][I]DrageMester[/I] thanks for the help, but what is the difference between [/I]Orig, [I]Fast,[/I]RPC1.[I]which version I have to pick up ?[/I]

[I]Ready to burn new firmware but I have this last doubt, thanks in advance[/I]
[/QUOTE] Differences are as eric93se explained. The safest choice in my opinion is the Orig(inal) version.


#7

FIXED!!! smooth and working fine now
[I][I]DrageMester[/I] you were so helpful:bow:
You made me saving some dozen dollars for not buying a new one.
If you stop by in Italy let me now, there is a pizza invitation for you also [/I]eric93se can join as well
[I]Regards
edobin
[/I]


#8

I had a ND-3500AG drive with the exact same problem. It would burn RW disks but for the last year or so it would not burn any DVD-R disks I was buying. Kept saying illegal media in Nero. Instead i was forced to use the burner on my laptop. Anyway I upgraded to the 2.1b firmware as suggested by DrageMester post and it FIXED my problem!! Thankyou


#9

THX for reviving this old thread…:slight_smile:
Mine is still on Dee’s 2TG,as I thought that was the last modified 1.
Time for a flash…:bigsmile:


#10

The initial firmware had some bugs in it, AFAIK.