MediaCodeSpeedEdit support for Benq/Philips DVD-Writers

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#1116

[QUOTE=LIGHTNING UK!;2433779]Hi,

I just found myself wanting (hmm ok, needing!) to checkout the media codes supported by the AD21 firmware for a Philips DVD8801 drive but MCSE doesn’t appear to support this drive - I get 2 lines of junk for the media codes.

Is it a tricky job to add support?
[/QUOTE]
It is already supported, but not enabled in the released version.


Media Code Speed Edit V 1.2.0.4 SE
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Firmware: PHILIPS DVD+-RW DVD8801 AD21
Bootcode: 
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Overall  supported media types:  279
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DVD+R9   supported media types:   22
DVD+R    supported media types:  106
DVD+RW   supported media types:   17
DVD-R9   supported media types:    6
DVD-R    supported media types:   89
DVD-RW   supported media types:   39
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DVD+R9   supported media types:   22
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CMC MAG  D01-000 2.4x
CMC MAG  D02-000 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
CMC MAG  D04-000 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
FUJIFILM FR1-000 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
INFOME   D01-000 2.4x
KIC00000 D20-000 2.4x
MBIPG101 R10-065 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
MKM      001-000 2.4x
MKM      001-000 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
MKM      003-000 2.4x
MKM      003-000 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
PHILIPS  CD2-000 2.4x
PHILIPS  PD2-000 2.4x
PRODISC  D01-000 2.4x
RICOHJPN D00-001 2.4x
RICOHJPN D01-002 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
RICOHJPN D01-067 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
RITEK    D01-001 2.4x
RITEK    D03-001 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
RITEK    S04-001 8x,6x,4x,2.4x
RITEK    X01-001 2.4x
RITEK    X08-001 8x,6x,4x,2.4x

DVD+R    supported media types:  106
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AML      002-000 8x,4x
AML      003-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
BeAll000 P40-000 4x,2.4x
BeAll000 P80-000 8x,4x
BeAll000 PG0-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
CMC MAG  E01-000 4x,2.4x
CMC MAG  E01-000 8x,4x
CMC MAG  F01-000 4x,2.4x
CMC MAG  M01-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
DAXON    AZ2-000 8x,4x
DAXON    AZ3-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
DAXON    CY3-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
DDDessau V30-000 8x,4x
DIGVAL   R01-000 12x,8x,4x
DT-D03   004-000 8x,4x
Dvsn+160 001-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
EMDP     000-000 8x,4x
EMDPAZ01 000-000 12x,8x,4x
FTI      016-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
GSC502   002-000 4x,2.4x
GSC503   H01-000 8x,4x
GSC503   H01-000 8x,4x
GSC503   H02-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
IMC JPN  R01-000 8x,4x
INFODISC R20-000 8x,4x
INFOME   R20-000 8x,4x
INFOME   R30-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
IS01     002-000 8x,4x
ISSM     001-000 8x,4x
ISSM     003-000 12x,8x,4x
KIC00000 S80-000 8x,4x
LD       M04-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
LD       S03-000 8x,4x
LD       S04-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
LGEP16   001-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
LONGTEN  002-000 8x,4x
MAM      M02-000 8x,4x
MAM      M04-000 12x,8x,4x
MAXELL   001-000 4x,2.4x
MAXELL   002-000 8x,4x
MAXELL   003-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
MBIPG101 R03-000 4x,2.4x
MBIPG101 R04-001 8x,4x
MBIPG101 R05-001 16x,12x,8x,4x
MCC      002-000 4x,2.4x
MCC      003-000 8x,4x
MCC      004-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
MICRON   002-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
MJC      003-000 8x,4x
MJC      005-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
MPOMEDIA 080-000 8x,4x
MUST     002-000 8x,4x
MUST     006-002 16x,12x,8x,4x
NAN YA   FLX-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
NANYA    ALX-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
NANYA    CHX-000 8x,4x
NANYA    CLX-000 8x,4x
NSD      R40-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
OPTODISC F16-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
OPTODISC OR8-000 8x,4x
OPTODISC R16-000 12x,8x,4x
PHILIPS  C08-000 4x,2.4x
PHILIPS  C08-000 8x,4x
PHILIPS  C16-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
PHILIPS  C16-001 16x,12x,8x,4x
POS      R01-000 4x,2.4x
POS      R01-000 8x,4x
POS      R05-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
PRODISC  R03-003 8x,4x
PRODISC  R04-004 16x,12x,8x,4x
PRODISC  R05-001 16x,12x,8x,4x
Philips  081-000 8x,4x
Plasmon1 C01-000 8x,4x
Plasmon2 C01-000 12x,8x,4x
RICOHJPN R01-002 4x,2.4x
RICOHJPN R02-003 8x,4x
RICOHJPN R03-004 16x,12x,8x,4x
RITEK    F16-001 16x,12x,8x,4x
RITEK    M02-001 4x,2.4x
RITEK    P16-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
RITEK    R02-001 4x,2.4x
RITEK    R03-001 8x,4x
RITEK    R03-002 8x,4x
RITEK    R04-001 16x,12x,8x,4x
RITEK    R05-001 16x,12x,8x,4x
SAST     A01-000 12x,8x,4x
SKC      P16-000 12x,8x,4x
SKC      P80-000 8x,4x
SKYMEDIA R03-000 8x,4x
SONY     D11-000 8x,4x
SONY     D21-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
TDK      002-000 8x,4x
TDK      003-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
ULTRAN   202-000 8x,4x
ULTRAN   212-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
VANGUARD 001-000 8x,4x
VDSPMSAB 002-001 8x,4x
VDSPMSAB 004-001 16x,12x,8x,4x
VIVA     002-000 8x,4x
WFKA11   211-000 8x,4x
WFKA11   321-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
WINGSHIN 001-049 8x,4x
YUDEN000 T01-001 4x,2.4x
YUDEN000 T02-000 8x,4x
YUDEN000 T03-000 16x,12x,8x,4x
Yi Jhan  004-000 16x,12x,8x,4x

DVD+RW   supported media types:   17
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CMC MAG  W01-000 2.4x
CMC MAG  W03-000 8x,6x
DAXON    W81-000 8x,6x
INFODISC A01-002 2.4x
MBIPG101 W03-000 2.4x
MBIPG101 W05-000 8x,6x
MCC      A01-000 2.4x
MKM      A03-000 8x,6x
OPTODISC OP8-000 8x,6x
PHILIPS  010-001 2.4x
PHILIPS  RW8-000 8x,6x
PRODISC  W01-002 2.4x
RICOHJPN W21-001 8x,6x
RITEK    001-001 2.4x
RITEK    004-048 4x,2.4x
RITEK    008-000 8x,6x
SONY     S21-000 8x,6x

DVD-R9   supported media types:    6
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CMC MAG. AD4    4x,2x
MKM 01RD30      4x,2x
MKM 03RD30      4x,2x
ProdiscDR24     4x,2x
RITEKP01        4x,2x
TYG11           4x,2x

DVD-R    supported media types:   89
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0000-TPC16A1    16x,12x,8x,4x
BeAll G16001    16x,12x,8x,4x
BeAll G80001    8x,4x
CMC MAG. AE1    8x,4x
CMC MAG. AM3    16x,12x,8x,4x
DAXON008S       8x,4x
DAXON016        16x,12x,8x,4x
DAXON016S       16x,12x,8x,4x
DDTRG003        8x,4x
DKMZ01          8x,4x
Dvsn-80         8x,4x
FTI RG16        16x,12x,8x,4x
FUJIFILM03      8x,4x
FUJIFILM04      16x,12x,8x,4x
GSC003          8x,4x
GSC004          8x,4x
GSC005          16x,12x,8x,4x
GSC006          16x,12x,8x,4x
IMC JPN R01     8x,4x
INFODISC-R20    8x,4x
INFOMEDIAR20    8x,4x
INFOMEDIAR30    16x,12x,8x,4x
INFOSMART03.    16x,12x,8x,4x
ISSM    R02     16x,12x,8x,4x
ISSM R01        8x,4x
KDTTC1-TPCP2    16x,12x,8x,4x
KDTVVV          8x,4x
KIC01RG160      16x,12x,8x,4x
LEADDATA S03    8x,4x
LEADDATA S04    16x,12x,8x,4x
LGE08           8x,4x
LGE16           16x,12x,8x,4x
LONGTEN 003     8x,4x
MAM8XG01        8x,4x
MAMSXG01        8x,4x
MBI 01RG40      16x,12x,8x,4x
MBI 01RG40      16x,12x,8x,4x
MBI 03RG30      8x,4x
MBI 03RG40      16x,12x,8x,4x
MBI03RG30       8x,4x
MCC 02RG20      8x,4x
MCC 03RG20      16x,12x,8x,4x
MJC M005        16x,12x,8x,4x
MJC ME          8x,4x
MUST 003        8x,4x
MUST 007        16x,12x,8x,4x
MXL RG03        8x,4x
MXL RG04        16x,12x,8x,4x
NAN YA A01      8x,4x
NAN YA F02      16x,12x,8x,4x
NSDR40          16x,12x,8x,4x
OPTODISCR008    8x,4x
OPTODISCR016    16x,12x,8x,4x
POMS3A          8x,4x
POMSI002        8x,4x
POSG06          8x,4x
POSG08          16x,12x,8x,4x
PRINCO8X02      8x,4x
PRINCORGM1      16x,12x,8x,4x
Plasmon1A       8x,4x
Plasmon2A       12x,8x,4x
ProdiscF01      8x,4x
ProdiscF02      16x,12x,8x,4x
ProdiscS04      8x,4x
ProdiscS05      16x,12x,8x,4x
RITEKF1         16x,12x,8x,4x
RITEKG05        8x,4x
RITEKG06        8x,4x
RITEKM16        16x,12x,8x,4x
SAST100         8x,4x
SKC M801        8x,4x
SONY08D1        8x,4x
SONY16D1        16x,12x,8x,4x
TAROKO-MX8      8x,4x
TCLDS01         8x,4x
TMI003          16x,12x,8x,4x
TTG02           8x,4x
TTH01           8x,4x
TTH02           16x,12x,8x,4x
TYG02           8x,4x
TYG03           16x,12x,8x,4x
ULTRAN102       8x,4x
UME01           8x,4x
UME02           16x,12x,8x,4x
VANGUARD01      8x,4x
VDSPMSAB 04     16x,12x,8x,4x
WFI A80001      8x,4x
WINGSHING08     8x,4x
Yi Jhan 003     8x,4x

DVD-RW   supported media types:   39
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CMCW02          2x
CMCW03          4x,2x
CMCW04          4x
CMCW04          6x
DAXON_RW2X01    2x
INFOMEDIA       2x
INFOMEDIAA20    4x,2x
JVC/VictorT7    1x
JVC0VictorD7    4x,2x
JVC1Victord7    4x
JVC1Victord7    6x
JVC_VictorW7    2x
MBI01RWG 20     4x,2x
MCC 00RW11N9    1x
MCC 01RW11n9    2x
MCC 01RW4X      4x,2x
MKM 01RW6X01    4x
MKM 01RW6X01    6x
OPTODISCK001    1x
OPTODISCW002    2x
OPTODISCW004    4x,2x
OPTODISCW006    6x
PRINCO          1x
PRINCO          2x
PRINCORW0004    4x,2x
PRINCORW2X01    2x
Prodisc DW04    2x
Prodisc DW06    4x,2x
ProdiscDVDRW    1x
RITEK000V11A    1x
RITEKW01        2x
RITEKW04        4x,2x
RITEKW06        4x
RITEKW06        6x
SONY000000U9    1x
TDK502sakuM3    2x
TDK601saku      4x,2x
TDK701saku      4x
TDK701saku      6x


#1117

Ah cool, many thanks for providing the info I needed. I can now pass that on to the person on my forum. :slight_smile:


#1119

hi, i have (lite-on) slimtype dvd a ds-8a3s firmware HA28. MCSE not working with this dvd. did you help me?


#1120

[QUOTE=dawidtrafny;2673776]hi, i have (lite-on) slimtype dvd a ds-8a3s firmware HA28. MCSE not working with this dvd. did you help me?[/QUOTE]

First, can you please post a dump of the HA28 firmware? You can use the Flash Utility (http://club.myce.com/f44/flash-utility-plds-liteon-based-optical-drives-v6-0-1-a-190420/) to dump your firmware. You can upload the file to a free host such as zippyshare, and then post the link here.

Secondly, what exactly do you want to use MCSE for?


#1121

Ok, so, here’s a screenshot of FlashUtility:

Here firmware: http://przeklej.net/file_details/49421.html

MCSE Screenshot:

As you can see I can’t change the recording speed. I have the disc Verbatim DVD+R Dual Layer 8X and I want recording 2X or 2.4 X.
I’m using ImgBurn, which I set a record at 2X. Program records at 3X.

DVD Identifier:


Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD+R-DL:MKM-003-000]

Disc & Book Type : [DVD+R DL] - [DVD-ROM]
Manufacturer Name : [Mitsubishi Kagaku Media]
Manufacturer ID : [MKM]
Media Type ID : [003]
Product Revision : [Not Specified]
Blank Disc Capacity : [4,173,824 Sectors = 8.55 GB (7.96 GiB)]
Recording Speeds : [2.4x , 3.3x-8x]

** INFO : Drive = Slimtype DVD A DS8A3S - [FW HA28] - [ATAPI]
** INFO : Write Capabilities = DVD+R DVD+R-DL DVD+RW
** INFO : Write Capabilities = DVD-R DVD-R-DL DVD-RW DVD-RAM
** INFO : Disc = [DVD+R-DL:MKM-003-000]
** INFO : Reference Speed : 1x DVD = 1385 kBps
** INFO : An Writeable Disc Is Recommended For Accurate Results
** INFO : Write Speeds (Supported By This Drive On This Disc) Listed Below

** INFO : GET PERFORMANCE Write Speed Descriptor(s)
Descriptor #1 = 8310 kBps ( 6.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]
Descriptor #2 = 5540 kBps ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]
Descriptor #3 = 4155 kBps ( 3.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]

** INFO : MODE SENSE Write Speed Descriptor(s) [Legacy Command]
** WARNING : MODE SENSE Is Obsolete And Not Always Properly Supported
Descriptor #1 = 8310 kBps ( 6.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]
Descriptor #2 = 5540 kBps ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]
Descriptor #3 = 4155 kBps ( 3.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]

** INFO : Hex Dump Of ‘Media Code’-Block Listed Below
** INFO : 4-Byte Header Preceding ‘Media Code’-Block Discarded
** INFO : Format 11h (Method 1) - ADIP Information
0000 : e1 0f 32 10 00 03 00 00 00 fc ff ff 00 22 d7 ff …2…"…
0010 : 00 00 03 4d 4b 4d 00 00 00 00 00 30 30 33 00 40 …MKM…003.@
0020 : 25 25 37 0c 02 2d 66 02 2d 66 21 23 0d 0e 14 14 %%7…-f.-f!#…
0030 : 02 01 01 10 00 21 23 0d 0e 14 14 02 01 01 10 00 …!#…
0040 : 04 00 33 7b 5c 02 2b 64 2e 28 1c 0a 0a 20 02 01 …3{.+d.(… …
0050 : 01 00 02 69 63 2e 2a 1c 0c 0c 20 03 02 01 00 72 …ic.*… …r
0060 : 84 00 02 53 67 2e 28 1c 0a 0a 20 02 01 01 00 00 …Sg.(… …
0070 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
0080 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
0090 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00a0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00b0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00c0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00d0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00e0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00f0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …

[ DVD Identifier V5.2.0 - http://DVD.Identifier.CDfreaks.com ]

Red shows speed 2.4X because in ImgBurn I added this speed.
Here is a screenshot:

I want to change the firmware so I can burn DL discs at speed 2.4X or 2X.


#1122

As the MCSE screenshot suggests (lots of MIDs are incorrectly displayed, and there are also a bunch of funny characters), MCSE doesn’t support that firmware, and therefore editing is disabled, so I’m afraid you’re out of luck…


#1123

hi could help me with the firmware ihas122c, I want to record at 2.4 x but I can not and does not open mediacodespeededit
PS: Sorry for my English and greetings from Colombia


#1125

Greetings. I forgot my old login details so I am using a new account.

I have (2) BenQ 1655 drives. Using MediaCodeSpeedEdit I changed the write strategy for MKM 001 on the 1st drive to support 4X and 8X. This worked fine for years (until the drive died.) I just tried the same on my second drive, but although it shows up as supporting 4X and 8X, Nero still refuses to burn at any speed other than 2.4X.
Obviously I did something wrong. Can someone help me please?


#1126

OK, apparently this forum is like my drive… DEAD!


#1127

[QUOTE=HyperPete;2724331]Greetings. I forgot my old login details so I am using a new account.

I have (2) BenQ 1655 drives. Using MediaCodeSpeedEdit I changed the write strategy for MKM 001 on the 1st drive to support 4X and 8X. This worked fine for years (until the drive died.) I just tried the same on my second drive, but although it shows up as supporting 4X and 8X, Nero still refuses to burn at any speed other than 2.4X.
Obviously I did something wrong. Can someone help me please?[/QUOTE]I don’t recall exactly how MCSE does strategy swapping for those old BenQ drives.

Did you have to enable the speed by selecting a check box, or did you rename another strategy to MKM 001, OR did you have to double click the MKM 001 strategy and point to a different strategy that supports 4x and 8x?


#1128

[QUOTE=Albert;2724629]I don’t recall exactly how MCSE does strategy swapping for those old BenQ drives.

Did you have to enable the speed by selecting a check box, or did you rename another strategy to MKM 001, OR did you have to double click the MKM 001 strategy and point to a different strategy that supports 4x and 8x?[/QUOTE]
I double clicked MKM001 and selected the strategy from MKM 003 which is good through 8X.

I believe that’s how I did it on the other drive as well.

Oh, and my sincere thanks for your reply!


#1129

[QUOTE=HyperPete;2724630]I double clicked MKM001 and selected the strategy from MKM 003 which is good through 8X.

I believe that’s how I did it on the other drive as well.

Oh, and my sincere thanks for your reply![/QUOTE]
:slight_smile:

EDIT: WAIT! There was this post from some years ago that may still matter… http://club.myce.com/f92/mediacodespeededit-support-benq-philips-dvd-writers-124905/index34.html#post1252468 [and a few posts later: http://club.myce.com/f92/mediacodespeededit-support-benq-philips-dvd-writers-124905/index35.html#post1257121]…Did you swap both MKM 001 entries? If not, try that, flash, do a full reboot (or a power cycle, if you want to be completely sure that it took), and try again.

[I][and this was the advice I wrote before stumbling across that post, in case trying the above doesn’t work…][/I]

I wonder if lossy strategy swapping will work…

Rename the current MKM 001 strategies (it looks like there are two, for different revisions of MKM 001) to anything…renaming to MKM 002 will be fine. Then rename MKM 003 to MKM 001 (make sure you get the right revision! ), save, flash, and reboot (maybe do a full power cycle).

And be careful that you flash with the right file. Sometimes it’s the smallest of mistakes that trip us up. Or it could be a bug with MCSE. Who knows?


#1130

Here’s the RPC1 patched BCHB. I am going to attempt using this first - it should burn these at 8X without me modifying anything, shouldn’t it?


#1131

I’m not sure if they did anything beyond add the RPC1 patch, honestly. From where did you get it?


#1132

http://tdb.rpc1.org/#DW1655


#1133

You’ll probably still have to modify it, as they didn’t do any extra patches.


#1134

SUCCESS!
Thank you for your assistance! It is greatly appreciated.


#1135

thanks


#1136

Hello everyone, I hope ala42 adds support for the burner MediaCodeSpeedEdit ihas 124 FU with cl98 firmware (flash type winbond (w25x80)).
Thanks for all the work you do.


#1137

Welcome to the forum [B]Sasysasy[/B].

Media Code Speed edit is a great tool, but unfortunately it is highly unlikely that there will be any further updates. [B]Ala42[/B] hasn’t been seen on this forum for some time - his last post was in 2012.

Like most of the great optical drive utility developers & firmware patchers, he has probably left the scene and found another field in which to use his talent. :sad:

But their work is still valued & used regularly by us die-hard CD Freaks.