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Is my Liteon SOHW 3253S w/ firmware CS0T going bad?

Discussion in 'DVD / Blu-ray drives' started by theVerve, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. theVerve

    theVerve Member

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    I have a DVD-writer (Liteon SOHW3253s with firmware CS0T not crossflashed etc) and lately it has been creating bad burns. When I burn a dvd full of divx avi vids, it plays the movies fine until about the 3400Mb area of the dvd. My dvd writer and cdr/dvd combo can't seem to read it. Tested the meadia with NeroCD/DVD speed and like I said it can't read from the 3400point onwards.

    I have burned BENQ 16x -burned at 16x (trouble with pc dvd drives, OK with nextbase dvdplayer)
    BENQ 16x -buned at 12x (OK)
    TDK 16x -burned at 8x (can't read 3400mb region onwards plus a black ring (burn maybe) is seen
    around the 3400mb area of the dvd)
    a couple of Kellpex 8x - burned at 4x/6x/8x ( can't read 3400mb region onwards

    I have burned at least about 120 dvds with this one and the drive s about 2-3 years old

    Is this a sign that the drive laser is going bad? Is there anyway to fix it?
    Could resetting the learned media fix the problem? (using eeprom utility)
     
  2. JVC

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    Those kinds of problems are usually related to bad media. Try some good media, like Verbatim or Taiyo Yuden. Then try it again.....
     

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