Sony DRU-842a

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#1

So, what can this drive be crossflashed to?
NEC. LiteOn?


#2

It seems to be a NEC/Optiarc 7200A from this post.

If that’s the case, there are three other Sony-boxed 7200A models:
DRU-V200A
DRU-V202A
DRU-V204A


#3

I tried flashing with the 7200A firmware and kept getting a checksum error. Used the latest binflash and even tried in PIO mode!?!?!


#4

You may need to boot into SAFE mode and try PIO setting again.


#5

Got it. In safe mode, would not flash MediaCodeSpeedEdit. Did work with Liggys firmware and then did Dee’s. Great deal!


#6

[QUOTE=pfloyd1;2183724]would not flash MediaCodeSpeedEdit.[/QUOTE]
MCSE is not compatible with the latest files that contain more than one firmware. (5200A/S, 7200A/S and 7203A/S firmware 1.09)