Sony DRX-830U Review

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Sony’s newest external DVD burner incorporates 18X max DVD+R burning, delivering a full 4.7GB disc in about 5 minutes.

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Excellent review, I was waiting for this review and now I know what to expect, thankyou Kip for a great review.

Product Details: Sony DRX 830U DVD Drive Product Details DVD Read Speed 16 X CD Read Speed 48 X CD Write Speed 48 X CD Rewrite Speed 32 X Type of Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM Internal or External External Interface Hi-Speed USB Access Time 140 ms Cache Size 2 MB Load Type Tray Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional regards shuvayu chakraborty MarketRaise www.marketraise.com marketraise@marketraise.com

I’m not a PC specialist but a friend mentioned that I cannot burn protected DVD without modifing the firmware of a new Sony DRX 830U. I have anydvd and whatever software exists but nothing works. Could kindly help me to modify, if possible, the firmware to burn DVD? Many thanks Daniel

just purchased the drive [drx-830u] roxio doesn’t like it and neither does xp it appears. after installing the drive i took a look under the device manager hood and found that the universal driver setting for the drive is listed as unknown device. i have yet to be able to find a driver for it and because of this problem… roxio emc 8 doesn’t see the drive. i hate nero to the max. any help is greatly appreciated. mix2plix

I cant get my Sony DRX-830u to make back up copy’s of my own movies. i am using 1 click dvd, with dvd43.

JUST BOUGHT DRX-830U, VISTA DOESN’T LIKE NERO 7. ANY HINTS WOULD HELP. PLEASE.

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To willie (guest). You may need download upgrade Nero to use in vista! Thanks

this thinks may help you http://www.nero.com/eng/sony-up.php thanks :S

Managed to burn 10 to 15 DVD’s, now it will not burn anymore. I’ve used AnyDVD + CloneDVD2, Nero 7 Ultra, Ashampoo Burning Studio 7, AoA, and DVD Shrink + DVD Decryptor. For blank media, I’ve tried Memorex, Maxell, Sony, and “Generic”. End result: I’ve wasted/ruined 25 blanks. Anyone else have similar issues?

I lost my software CD and it was only installed on my old laptop. Can anyone tell me where I can get a copy of it? I asked Sony tech support and they wanted me to pay for $19 to get a replacement.