Originally posted by sadams33
is the sony dru 500ax the same as the 510a whats the difference
can the 500ax be upgraded to a 510a with firmware
No, the 500A(X) and the 510A have different hardware and therefore it's impossible to upgrade the 500A(X) to the 510A through firmware. The 510A has up to 4X +RW write speed and slightly better 4X -R writing performance compared to the 500A(X).