December 6, 2018

Data CD Reading Tests 3. Click on this for more technical information. After each zone the write speed is increased. The writer burns fine till you try to view the movies on your DVD player. Dissapointed I had to waste so much time cause no one tells me the entire story.

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I’ve had nothing but good results from this dru-30a for over a year now. Bellow are presented the specifications for the drive, as they have been declared by the manufacturer:.

All tests were done with firmware revision v1.

Despite a few minor caveats, the DRUA is a very good value. I Upgraded again to 2. Sounds more drj-530a Sony has the problem. The writer burns fine till you try to view the movies on your DVD player. Returned it and got an HP dvdi and haven’t had a single problem since.

Review: Sony DRUA 8x DVD Burner – ExtremeTech

Looks like the CD laser crapped out. Stupid me for having too much loyalty to Sony video equipment, and not replacing these burners sooner. Most of which failed it also failed to notice they were 4x.


Rated this writer 9 of CD Recording Tests 9. By the time this review goes to air, Sony Japan will have released the new firmware v1. Comments posted by ray from Canada, May 14, Rated this writer 4 of Comments posted by Steve from United States, November dru-530x, Become a fan of PCMag.

Sony DRU-530A

Retail Package – Installation. Burner is Pathetic and software is Pathetic! Sony’s profusely illustrated setup poster and task-oriented quick-start application clearly explain how to configure the drive hardware and perform common tasks in each application.

Eagerly, like mad scientists, we set forth, putting the unit through its paces in our labs, and what follows is our appraisal of a drive from which we expect a lot. Now every disk is awesome.

Sony DRU-530A Dual RW Drive

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human dru-530w and to prevent automated spam submissions. But that’s where the similarity ends.


I upgraded the firmware to 2.

It has been an excellent burner. Seems to work great for me.

Other than that, no “real complaints” here. Sony said that the problem was caused by having Roxio PhotoSuite installed.

I’ve had this writer for about 7 months now. For reference reasons, we post the following pictures. Guess I need a new computer. Retail Package – Installation 2. Rated this writer 5 of A01 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor.

Don’t waste your time – go for the Pioneer, which is cheaper and better.