And this may also be the problem of Tiger as Tiger does not consider there can be two DVD drives in the system. Then they told me to reset the PRAM – made no difference, obviously. About Privacy Contact Us. Now, the Optiarc will “Quick Erase”, but what I end up with is an unreadable, unwriteable disk; Toast will not burn anything to it, and Disk Utility sees it as a “5. The recording project, a data compilation, was the same for all discs. Then they wanted me to take the whole Mac Pro to my nearest repair centre at which point I told them to stop wasting my time and send me a new drive. What our customers say about us 4.

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Sony Optiarc Ad-7170a Dvd±rw Dual Layer Black IDE Optical Drive Odd DVD Writer

It read one of the disks that it wouldnt read before, then the add day it wouldnt read it again. This versatility offers users the choice between a total of 11 optical storage functions in one drive. Below is the information for both of my drives. Angelo Lazaridis Angelo Lazaridis.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, May 7, 9: I soon corrected them on that. Then they told me that the media I was using Verbatim DVD-R 16X was known to be unreliable – I pointed out that I’d used the same discs for years with my old Pioneer drive without problem and read out the link to the list of recommended media at the OptiArc site, which lists Verbatim.


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I havent had a problem with osx aad multiple optical drives until these 2 optiarc drives honestly. Sony Patents New Game Cartridge. You can Pay with: I chose “Quick Erase” in Toast 8, it erased quickly and allowed me to rewrite, done. The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more!

I guess I will have to call support and have them send me a replacement drive. I can also select multiple dvd’s from dvd player using the open dvd media menu option. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.


Posted on Apr 17, 7: Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, What our customers say about us 4. Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC’s running. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, Any one of them can work perfectly but cannot be installed together. But disconnecting any one of them cause no problem!!

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I point blank refused, since it was very obviously a hardware fault with the drive. OSX Tiger does not well support two superdrives. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, So far, half of my burns have failed 2 of 4.

Then they told me to reset the PRAM – made no difference, obviously.