OK, now I’ve seen everything.
The TLA 0304 PX-716 that I thought had a defective CD section now does much better, but not perfect, on CD-Rs with respect to Jitter after upgrading to FW 1.07. C1/C2/CU errors are all extremely low, even at high speeds. Looks like I won’t be RMA-ing this unit after all.
So my defective drive count gets decremented by 1.
The TLA0305 PX-716 that was burning CD-Rs perfectly with 1.06, now has jitter like the old one had before the upgrade to 1.07! Sounds like the CD-R burning problem is a firmware issue, or at least, correctable by firmware. The question is, will my new drive be bad from now on and my old drive continue to get better? Sheesh. I never know what to expect.
Anybody out there see NO CHANGE in Jitter on CD-Rs between 1.06 and 1.07? Or is yours BETTER with 1.07, or BETTER with 1.06? I have one of each and since my new drive is within the return period, I’m trying to weigh my options before the window closes.
Please note: I am assuming that your drive burns low C1/C2/CU with both versions. My concern is jitter.