I am new here and not very experienced with optical drives. But I am a Dot Net developer and appreciate what goes into coding!
I just purchased a Mad Dog 16XDVD9 recorder and from these forums found out it is actually an NEC 3500A.
I downloaded and flashed the drive with the release candidate 3 of 2.TC firmware.
What can I say? I burned a full DVD movie in 6 minutes using Prodisk F01 media! That is the fastest burn I have ever seen to date!
I don't know much about speed tests and disk verification but I can tell you it plays fine on all my DVD boxes in the house.
Thanks for all the great work!