Problem with Maxdisc DVD+R 8X

vbimport

#1

I have a BenQ 1600 transformed to 1620 by firmware.
I have bought recently new generation of Maxdisc DVD+R 8X.
Burning softwares say that it can burn them until 16X, but in reality, it can do that until 4X, no more. :a

This is the Maxdisc DVD+R 8X media identifier:


Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD+R:POMS3A-001-000]

Disc & Book Type : [DVD+R] - [Not Available]
Manufacturer Name : [Plasmon]
Manufacturer ID : [POMS3A]
Media Type ID : [001]
Product Revision : [Not Specified]
Blank Disc Capacity : [2,295,104 Sectors = 4,482.6MB = 4.38GB (4.70GB)]
Recording Speeds : [1x , 2.4x , 4x , 6x-8x]

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

** 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 : a1 0f 02 00 00 03 00 00 00 26 05 3f 00 00 00 00 …&.?..
0010 : 00 00 03 50 4f 4d 53 33 41 00 00 30 30 31 00 38 …POMS3A…001.8
0020 : 23 54 37 15 02 4a 71 02 90 66 16 16 0b 0b 0a 0a #T7…Jq…f…
0030 : 01 1c 1e 0b 0c 12 12 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
0040 : 01 00 38 38 02 26 60 38 06 30 22 10 08 20 1c 01 …88.&8.0".. .. 0050 : 00 00 02 26 60 38 06 30 22 10 08 20 1c 01 00 00 ...&8.0"… …
0060 : 02 00 54 70 02 4b 63 67 20 14 0b 0b 01 20 00 00 …Tp.Kcg … …
0070 : 00 00 02 80 63 67 20 14 0b 0b 01 20 00 00 00 51 …cg … …Q
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 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …

I had the same problem with an old generation of Maxdisc DVD+R 8X, which has been resolved by the B7T9 firmware which contains new burning strategy.

I hope a new firmware will appear soon for BenQ 1620, that will correct burning strategy…


#2

Plasmon media: It could be described–Like storing your data onto wastepaper, but far more expensive.

I recommend that you use a generally recommended media with your BenQ 1620.

Extra-cheap medias become corrupt in storage. I do not recommend storing your data onto media that is not proven to last. What would be the point? Every effort or money spent in such pursuit could be wasted. Instead, save money and time by using a media that is known to last and is recommended for use in a BenQ 1620.

Just my thoughts on the issue. . . :wink:


#3

Excuse me, but old generation of Maxdisc 8X (Plasmon C01) was recommended with BenQ 1620: see the BenQ medialist on their site.
And until now, I have had no pb with this media with B7T9, everything is perfect.
BenQ manufactures great DVD burners that can burn even extra_cheap media.
And Maxdisc (www.maxdisc.de) is not cheap media : good media at low price ! :wink:
Datawrite is cheap, not Maxdisc.

I just hope that BenQ will do a new firmware for my new generation of Maxdisc.


#4

If it’s marketed 8x or faster and it is popular, then BenQ will probably support it on the next firmware release.


#5

I have found the solution!!! :slight_smile: :smiley:

Thanks to Ala42 for its hacking firmware MediaCodeEdit ! :wink: :bow:
(here: http://forum.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php?t=124905 )