Can anyone post instructions how to flash it? Thanks for help thus far. Register Help Remember Me? There is a chance it’s true, that it could burn DL with a firmware cross-upgrade but it’s probably better not to risk it. Sony Dvd Rw Dw-q28a Problem. Why would I want to burn at 1x you ask? Results 1 to 4 of 4.
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Apple Sony Dw-q28a Dual Layer DVD /-rw CD Optical Drive IDE PowerMac G5 27294
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Why would I want to burn at 1x you ask? Although, this device up untill today had been working correctly, it is a recent occurence. It works great now, but the liteon firmware is supposed to be alot better, aka DL discs.
Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Alas it doesn’t seem to have worked but it’s not xw either so I’m not worried Go To Topic Listing Questions. I flashed it because the drive sucks and I tried to make it at least a little more reliable. I have no idea how to flash it or with which firmware. Sign In Sign Up. If you don’t really know how to flash and that’s the drive you use all the time then I’d leave it and skip the possibility wony DL burning.
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At lot of DVD Players will only recognize 1x and 2x burned disks. I have also read that there might be a firmware upgrade available for it. Posted October 14, On the Powebook with the non-Sony drive when I tell the software to burn q228a disk at 1x, dvx does, taking over 40 minutes.
I have searched online, and with the official sony website but have found nothing conclusive. Register Help Remember Me?
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Is it that this Sony model is “speed challanged” or is it just a problem with my drive? Try another brand of DVDs and make sure that their speed rating includes 1x.
By sarsOctober 13, in Questions. At the end of the day, if the drive won’t burn at 1x what’s the difference if Apple voids sonny warranty on a drive that can’t be used for the purpose for which it was intended — namely the creation of DVD’s that will play to a wide range of DVD players.
Hardware manager has trouble installing this device and states that ‘Windows cannot load the device driver q28s this hardware. Flash it with the LiteOn firmware and see if it can burn DL discs Results 1 to 4 of 4. That drive is also able to burn at 1x speed.
It just seems that the Sony drive is “too stupid” okay tha’ts not a technical term – lol to listen to Toast when I request a 1x burn. Add Thread to del. Kay Marczoch Kay Marczoch.
I can’t seem to find any confirmation that this sony drive is actually the Liteon. The driver may be corrupted or missing. Who’s going to Argos tomorrow? I lost LightScribe functionality but I don’t use it anyway The driver is indeed internal, which is why I am so perplexed by the situation.