Martin Crane Martin Crane. Jay Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software. 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. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. 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. I am also having very disappointing burn speeds, 8x dvd-r when using 16x media.
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Sony NEC Optiarc Ad-7170a Black IDE Internal 5.25 DVDRW Mac Pro Super Drive
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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Act like your business depends on them Backups: May 3, A fast portable drive with massive storage space A fast portable drive with massive storage ad-71770a by Dong Ngo. This drive has problems reading some commercial media such as Dr No.
Apr 21, 3: Below is the information for a-d7170a of my drives. I am very disappointed in these drives, can anyone else give me their feedback on their drives ae-7170a this one and if they have any issues? This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Posted on Apr 17, 7: Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, OSX Tiger does not well support two superdrives. But disconnecting any one of them cause no problem!!
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Then they wanted me to reinstall the OS.
I’ve only had this machine for two weeks, but I’ve been transferring and backing up a lot of data from my old G4 using the new Mac Pro.
So there is no way to select if you have two DVD drives. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. Apr 24, 7: I havent had a problem with osx using multiple optical drives until these 2 optiarc drives honestly. The problem isnt specific to one drive in this machine, the media cant be read on either of the drives.
More information about optarc formats. As for dvd movies, i can do whatever with both super drives as long as the machine had no problem reading the dvd before.
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Lines and paragraphs break automatically. I chose “Quick Erase” in Toast 8, it erased quickly ophiarc allowed me to rewrite, done. This tool will download and update the correct Optiarc ADA driver versions automatically, protecting you against installing the wrong ADA drivers. More information on the testing equipment is given in the following pages.
Apr 20, 1: Furthermore, installing the wrong Optiarc drivers can make these problems even worse. If you are inexperienced with updating Optiarc device drivers manually, we highly recommend downloading the Optiarc ADA Driver Utility.