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Topic # 8157 8-Jun-2006 10:25
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What DVD Writers (internal IDE for PC) have the best firmware updates?

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  Reply # 37940 8-Jun-2006 11:09
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I have a samsung, very easy process.

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  Reply # 37942 8-Jun-2006 11:41
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LiteOn - often Sony hardware, but with many useful little utils for firmware updates, dezoning etc.


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  Reply # 37966 8-Jun-2006 14:48
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sony dru-720a here, was very easy to update to latest firmware... good writer too.... no coasters except for media that actually -looked- dodgy to start with.

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  Reply # 37977 8-Jun-2006 15:36
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Pioneer DVR-110D - all good thanks! 

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Reply # 39728 26-Jun-2006 20:49
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Definitly LiteOnIt. The Best you can get these days. Mine Has been going for about 1 1/2 years now. No problems.

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  Reply # 39742 26-Jun-2006 21:57
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1 1/2 years is a long time. I wouldn't assume that any brand is good just because an older version was good. It pays to check a few  review sites and forums to see if the current version you're interested in is still OK. All of the "Brands" are tending to mix and match oems now that the R&D emphasis is moving to higher density recorders like Blu-Ray.

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  Reply # 39743 26-Jun-2006 22:05
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What is the Cheapest Blue Ray Recorder?

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