These are the ones you should grab. SA – Page 1 Imgburn, being the ever-so-honest software, asks the burner to reserve a track of a size greater than allowed up-front pre-burn, and the burner denies this request thus making overburning impossible through this route. Below is a screenshot of Nero Burning Rom’s specs for the drive. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. Owing to the presence of error correction data within the recorded data, a simple read-back verify would succeed as long as sufficient data remained readable to recover the original data post-error-correction.

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Repair: BenQ DW1640 DVD±RW Drive Tray with Chinese Belts

These pushed the standards somewhat in regards to the pitch of the groove, allowing more data to squeeze into the same radius. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, The final version released was BSRB, bena quite active firmware development throughout its lifetime.

The disc quality is not too bad according to the DW — a bit poor on the inside ring, but otherwise quite decent. You’ll soon find out. It was dw16440 discovered that other drives with other chipsets dw16440 had this ability to differing degrees, including the BenQ DW One Response to Tech Flashback: To do such quality scans requires third-party software.

The ID label located on the underside of the drive see photo below shows that our drive was manufactured during April in Malaysia.


Tech Flashback: BenQ DW1640 DVD±RW Drive Specialties

We are also looking at the turntable spindle clamp mechanism which has been designed to be more precise. This time, I was going to replace the belt entirely and do the job properly as this is a drive that I am very fond of for a number of good reasons.

Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3. If the tray has enough clearance, it may be even possible to use some needle-nose tweezers to do the replacement without disassembly, but I decided to tear it apart first.

Another frequent cause of issues is the lead-in of the disc uses the same addresses as used by dw16640 recorded data. The other counterpart to it can be seen on the right side where a set of holes allow for heat to exit the drive through the side.

The activity led lights up green when a disc is present, blinks green when reading or accessing a disc and red when burning. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz.

Bemq is an old archive page of HWZ prior to revamp. Act like your business depends on them Backups: Or choose door No. Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge. DVD Recording Tests The drive reports PIFs as sum8 values rather than the standard sum1. In the case of my Philips Bluray player, none of these belts proved helpful. Bay Required Total Qty.

Tech Flashback: BenQ DW DVD±RW Drive Specialties | Gough’s Tech Zone

The BenQ DW is a special drive that holds a place in my heart. Undoing four screws allows the rear plate to be removed, where a few thermal pads are installed to conduct heat to the drive casing as a heatsink. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.


Not all drives were capable of handling this properly, and while the 90 minute blanks were generally quite compatible, the 99 minute ones almost always caused problems. SA beqn Page 3 bena In my search for belts, I found some listings on eBay for individual belts, but at ddw1640 high prices but of an inappropriate dimension for this particular drive. Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. A fast portable drive with massive storage space A fast portable drive with massive storage space by Dong Ngo.

More information about text formats. Unlike other drives which preset the writing power before the actual writing of data, the WOPC II Walking Optimal Power Control algorithm evaluates the writing quality constantly and adjusts the writing power accordingly in order to ensure the best possible writing quality over the sw1640 disc.

Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, Now let’s take a look at the drive itself.