After selecting your preferred language, you’ll be given a short list of options. So what about writing quality? The DRUA read our test disc from start to finish, reaching a maximum transfer speed of You are probably going to get varying results from a full data disc to a single layer movie disc. See and discover other items:

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If you use a dual layer disc you probably won’t get the best results because most DVD-ROM drives slow down to read them.

When it came to writing CD’s, Sony’s new drive gave us some mixed results. When scanned with the DW, the PI rate was very high on some sections of the disc.

Click on recording tab. It came with a white face plate attached but it comes with a black face plate that is easy to change out. Sony’s new drive also includes features like Power-Burn buffer underrun protection, support for bitsetting and a great software bundle from Nero.

So what about writing quality? Here too, the DRUA did pretty well. For warranty information about this product, please click here. But I am glad that it came with it’s own copy of Nero for those who need it. As it was, the replacement plate uses a smaller drawer cover which allowed the drive to open unhindered when installed in the machine. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep.


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Sony DRU A internal burner Specs – CNET

It fires off eight different applications using scripts. One of the faster drives we’ve dri, it took less than 5 minutes to write an entire 4. I cannot copy and paste or drag a file to the disc. While brief, the various guides contain a lot of useful information about the drive and software.

Cannot copy files to Sony DVD-RW DRU830A disc drive

All of the times below include not only the actual writing time, but the lead in and out times too. The PI rates were not only very high, there was a large PIF spike at the layer change which caused some major readability issues. This is du great optical drive.

Easily back-up files or free up space on your computer by transferring data to DVD. These are the ones you should grab. Product information Product Dimensions 10 x 4 x 7 inches Item Weight 2.

The connector on the far left is the digital audio output. Experience the convenience of Alexa, now on your PC. While CPU, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless. The writing quality wasn’t as good as I had expected with Verbatim’s 8x and 2. Buy with confidence as the condition of this item and its timely delivery are guaranteed under the “Amazon A-to-z Guarantee”.


Link to contact Sony Support: Learn more about Amazon Prime. We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. Sony also includes a set of ” Operating Instructions.

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I would suggest 803a to check if the recording option is enabled on your DVD drive. After selecting your preferred language, you’ll be given a short list of options. See and discover other items: