Discussion in 'DVD±R for advanced users' started by unbxx, Dec 28, 2004.
i need a good dvd rom drive
that can read very scratched dvds
doesnt matter what kind it is
Thats not something that really gets tested. Most folks are more concerned with the speed. There is, as far as I know, no ROM that does better than another. A scratched disc either will work or not work. A JLMS-166 works well for me, speed wise.
A scratched disc is actually missing data from the suface of the disc so as long as laser is staying on track then your rippping program may have a chance to re-read the sector. Decrypter does this pretty well.
There are some data recovery programs out that may help:
Separate names with a comma.