Who says the 1640 can't burn -R?



1640/BSLB. WOPC OFF. Overspeeding ON
Media : Maxell 8X -R, MIJ, Jewel Case.
Burnt at : 12X
Burn Time : 6M30s.

General Information
Drive: BENQ DVD DD DW1640
Firmware: BSLB
Disc: DVD-R (MXL RG03)
Selected speed: 8 X
PI errors
Maximum: 13
Average: 2.87
Total: 29190
PI failures
Maximum: 4
Average: 0.24
Total: 1904
PO failures: 0
Maximum: 9.3 %
Average: 7.56 %
Scanning Statistics
Elapsed time: 9:42
Numer of samples: 17948
Average scanning interval: 8.00 ECC
Glitches removed: 0


No body ever said it cannot burn -R medias. People just says it burns better +R medias. The solid green part of your scan is not very nice (even though your score is good).


a TYG02 burn (they all look almost the same now) http://club.cdfreaks.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=44109&stc=1

and a crappy Ritek G05:


SolidBurn On
OverSpeed On

Write 4x

Maxell Dvd-R 8x

BenQ 1640 Firmware BSLB


BenQ 1640@164B
Firmware BEFB
Maxell Dvd-R 8x
Write 8x
SolidBurn On
OverSpeed On
WOpc On
Too errors stop test
Cd Speed 4.07


I stopped buying Ritek medias a year ago…


Same here, never again ritek/ridata.


I stopped buying Riteks about a year ago too :slight_smile: However, they burn quite nicely on my 1640.


My first DW1640 burn. Crappy Ritek G04.

Media: Ritek G04 DVD-R 4X
Firmware BSLB
OverSpeed: OFF
SolidBurn: DEFAULT