Where's the Media ID Code?

vbimport

#1

Hi,

I bought a LiteOn SOHD167T DVD-ROM. When I insert DVD+R and DVD+RW discs I can see the manufacturer ID with KProbe and CDSpeed, but when it is a DVD-R none of the programs work. I suspect it’s a drive problem. Does anyone know how I can fix it? Thanks in advance.


#2

try dvd identifier: http://dvdidentifier.cdfreaks.com/my_site/download.htm


#3

It says it only works with dvd writers.


#4

You might try to get the newest firmware. Also, I have only used writers to see media ID. It strikes my that this drive may just not do all you want. If you have media, you must have a writer, right?
http://codeguys.rpc1.org/firmwares.html


#5

Or you could also use DVD Decrypter to see who makes them.


#6

As i know, the LiteOn SOHD167T is a DVD-ROM drive. So, it would not support ADIP or Pre-pit tracking mode for blank DVD±R disc. You must use a DVD writer to do that.


#7

I have a standalone LVW-5005 DVD recorder (also from LiteOn), but I can’t see the media ID with it. I was using the DVD-ROM to see it after the discs are burned, but it only works with “+” media, not “-”. My question is why? Shouldn’t it treat the 2 formats equally?