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Yee haa… something new to play with… thanks zebadee
Check this out:
I was about to post this f/w too. Still good news for tinkers.
Sorry, wasn’t sure you’d noticed it yet. Added a credit to the firmwares first post.
Looks like I’ll be burning some -R on the BenQ rather than the LiteOn now…
Looks like BenQ been speeding up things in QScan.
With earlier versions it took upto 5min’s for a quick scan, now only 13 seconds on my box…
Edit. Strange, when I try to use “Qscan-trick” creating a data disc with Nero CD/DVD Speed (v.4.07) nothing is burned. Hmm…
Media: MCC03RG20 (DVD-R)
thanks for the news!
Thanks for the news: has anyone tried this with BEFB [ie the EW164B]?
This is good … the media support check means we dun have to look up the Mediacode in MCSE anymore to see if it’s supported!
Can you clear one learnt media at a time now?
Wait a moment… I have to correct myself.
QScan is running “fast” even with QSuite2 when on BSMB firmware.
It’s the new firmware that carries the secrets…
Qsuite still crashes on my computer.
They need some better programmers.
Hi zebadee: As you know I am using BEFB internally. What if any would be the benefits to change to BSMB, as I am very happy with the BEFB, somehow it gives me the ability not to have my buffer crap out at 12x anymore, with BEFB UDMA 4 I can write up to 15x with no problems.
Sorry not to respond sooner, been tinkering & comparing. It’s early days yet, but BSMB does seem to be an improvement (albeit very slight & of course media dependent)
BSMB does mean that it’s less important whether you use + or - media.
It relates better than any previous f/w to QSuite 2.1 particularly QScan, however before anyone asks QSuite 2.1 QScan still doesn’t support BEFB.
In your case I would suggest sticking with your current choice until the w/e at least. Flashing to BSMB will clear your learned media memory. When things will be clearer. Of course if temtation gets the better of you & BSMB isn’t for you, then you can still return to BEFB. As I have the options the three drives are currently. 1 - BSMB 2 - BEFB.
Have a look at these scans.(Note in these scans SB activated for known media)
Thanks zebadee: I think I will stick with BEFB for the time being, maybe they will come out with a new external firmware that runs in UDMA 4. Where do you find the external firmwares on the BenQ site?
They fixed the issue I was having when launching qsuite. It wouldn’t launch if I had both of my benq’s installed. I would have to disable one or the other in device manager before launching. It’s fixed, yay! Thanks benq. Now I need to try BSMB.
No, unless I missed something…
my BenQ is the 3rd odd its on I: and my plextor is first ood with pioneer as my second, qsuite works but i get all error messages about it needing benq, as it does not look at benQ first. Is there way to force the qsuite to look at I: and startup.
KenW, QSuite looks at the first optical drive alphabetically regardless of the physical setup (primary/secondary, master/slave)…
you can fix the error message by making your BenQ the first ODD alphabetically in “Administrative Tools” > “Computer Management” > “Disk Management” (you have to shuffle around drive letters on your ODDs i.e. move whatever is alphabetically first to something like S: then back to what you want)…
Thanks I will try that, maybe set benQ as 1, and pio as 2 and plex as 3