We also tested ability of the drive to record cyanine discs at the minimal speed, the mode usually used by audiophiles to get the highest quality sound. The label on top provides information on the location and time of production. SONY allows a user to adjust the read speed with a special utility available on the support site. BioShock Infinite and Metro: If you don’t want to download the utility, then here you can find the HTMl help file.

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No problems occurred, the drive successfully detects and records most discs. The burn speed was the same for all 51a marks and types of media. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Summary SONY offers a pretty good drive that delivers a high speed and good recording quality on almost all modern optical media types without much noise.

Here’s what the drive is based on. But be careful when placing other devices close to it as they can burn.

Plextor PXA – 5 min. Moreover, it couldn’t detect similar discs recorded on the other drives. Video 3Digests Video cards: The drive’s speed can be adjusted with a special utility. A bit later this market was filled up with a great deal of players, and a user can choose anything to his or her liking.

Dimensions W x H x D: Below are also results of reading of the recorded discs for the Lite-On drive with the KProbe utility. CD-RW drive Formatting time min. Vibration in case of unbalanced CDs The drive vibrated when it worked with such disc but it managed to finish its reading without errors and at high speed. Below is the ATIP for the discs tested. Roman Shelepov srl ixbt. Here is what the CD Speed displays at the attempt to read such disc.

The system that automatically sets the maximum speed checks for badly readable discs and video discs. And here you can see how it looks inside. Such drives are now called DVD Dual.

Sony Dru -510a DVD RW R CD – Rewriteable Drive

SONY allows a user to adjust the read speed with a special utility available on dfd support site. In this case it’s impossible to measure C2 processing quality, just look at the general data on dv of audiotrack extraction. The outcome may depend on whether the drive favors a given disc, but anyway, some general data can be obtained. DVD-R burning Drive burning at 1x, min. Further all types of data will be tested in the OverDrive mode.

SONY DRUA DVD±RW/DVD±R Drive Review

Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. The only button is deeply recessed, which won’t let you press it accidentally but sometimes it can be a problem to find it by touch. The dve caused no problems.

Test results DVD recording As usual, we recorded several types of brand-name and non-brand discs. In short, it measures quality of audio data extraction and quality of C2 error processing with a special test disc. 510s let’s use other utilities to get more information on the drive; for example, Nero Infotool, which tells what formats and disc types are supported by the drive: We also tested ability of the drive to record cyanine discs at the minimal speed, the mode usually used by audiophiles to get the highest quality sound.

Dvf number of the trade marks were lift up to 4, 2 of each type, to provide more information of how the drive treats discs of different trade marks.

The retail package contains the drive, IDE cable, screws, 2 CDs with software and e-version of the user guide, and several leaflets 510 useful information.

The speed can be only roughly adjusted but it’s enough. The evolution of the recorders brings one 510w drive supporting a higher write speed – Sony DRUA.