Does smart burn mean that you will not get under runs? i.e. you will not waste and produce coasters?
SmartBurn will avoid many coasters, but of course it’s not 100% safe. The majority of coasters with a DVD burner are caused by bad media.
Yes, it will not fail because of buffer under-runs. It may still fail because of bad media though as Lvsitano said.
Does anyone know how to disable smartburn on the LDW-401S, as I have some media that burnt fine at 4 speed on my Sony (now broken) but nero will only let me burn it at 2.4 with the 401.
That is not possible as far as I know. It’s only possible for their CD-Writers, not DVD-Writers…
Is this Bulkpaq or mirror DVD+R media? As this media is known as crap quality discs…
The discs are ones I purchased from this link;
I’m not too bothered about the issue really, the advertisement clearly states that they are not likely to be 4 speed compatibile with all writers, I was just interested to see if they would burn okay at 4 speed with the 401S. I purchased them for non crucial stuff, as they are dirt cheap as far as the UK goes, and I have some quality discs for anything that matters.
I have been using them for video projects to see what combination of file types (SVCD on DVD, etc.) I can get to play on my player, and am having to go with +R’s as I cannot find a +RW that will work on my Sony DVP-S525.
Thanks for your interest anyway, I will have to put up with the extra 7 minutes burn time!
MAN! u guys in the uk hvae a variety of +r media to choice from!
must be nice!
im stuck with mostly ricoh
its okay but i can not find any GREAT media at any price below $5.00
Yes, that is what I though, made by some unknown company, discs is identified as MEDIA ID001. To my experience these discs sucks pretty bad.