Sony DRU-500a

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  1. Spydertech

    Spydertech New Member

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    Has anyone else tried this drive yet?

    Anyone having problems with it?

    I've looked around and was just curious what the feedback here is.

    Spydertech
     
  2. Kelsenellenelvian

    Kelsenellenelvian Master of my own Destiny

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    Its Sony so it should be pretty good Sony always has done good work.
     
  3. DriveEuro

    DriveEuro New Member

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    What type of drive is it? I've never heard anything of it.
     
  4. Kelsenellenelvian

    Kelsenellenelvian Master of my own Destiny

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    The specifications for this drive (source: sony.com):


    2.4X max. DVD+R Write; 2.4X max. DVD+RW Write; 4X max. DVD-R Write; 2X max. DVD-RW Write; 8X max. DVD-ROM Read 4X, 12X, 16X, 24Xmax. CD-R Write; 4X, 10X max. CD-RW Write, 32X max. CD-ROM Read Random Access Time:
    DVD: 200ms
    CD: 160ms
    Buffer Memory: 8MB
    Buffer Underrun Protection Technology
    Supported disc format: DVD-ROM, DVD R, DVD RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-DA, CD-ROM (XA), Video CD, Photo CD (multi-session), CD Text, CD Extra and others.
    Software Contents:
    Veritas RecordNow: Recording Software
    Vertias DLA: Packet Writing Software
    Sonic MyDVD: DVD Authoring Software
    Cyberlink PowerDVD: DVD-Video Playing software
    Vertias Simple Back-Up: Back-Up and Disaster recovery software
    MusicMatch Jukebox: Play, Record, and Organize your personal music.
    System Requirements:
    Pentium III 400 Mhz (MyDVD: Pentium III 700 Mhz) or faster PC recommended.
    Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP Home or Professional
    64 MB of RAM (MyDVD: 128 MB) and 1 GB (MyDVD: 5 GB) free HDD space is recommended.
     
  5. Kelsenellenelvian

    Kelsenellenelvian Master of my own Destiny

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    Looks pretty damn good to me.
     
  6. DriveEuro

    DriveEuro New Member

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    Yeah, what's the price tag?
     
  7. Kelsenellenelvian

    Kelsenellenelvian Master of my own Destiny

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    $319.00

    (lowest I can find)
     

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