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Old 11 Mar 2010, 05:12 AM   #1
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I have discovered that on a regular basis when i copy a DVD movie (i used Mero 9) using my DVD drive (HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T50N)it reads the movie very slowly at 4X and writes it to a blank media (same drive) much faster at 8X. Is this normal?

If not, why is this happening and what van i do about this?

The media used for the master and its copy are the same brand, speed and type.

I do not have an acoustic silencer or similar program

Thank you for any help
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Old 11 Mar 2010, 11:59 AM   #2
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What brand media and speed of media.
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it actually depends on the brand of cd you are using. some brands normally has speed like that.
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Might also be that the LG is locked to slow reading speeds. MediaCodeSpeedEdit can rise it.

http://ala42.cdfreaks.com/MCSE/
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Thansk Cynthia - modified and then flashed my firmware to the drive and voila the reading speed is displayed and up to 8x on par with my write speed which i believe is the max you can expect in DVD drives built into laptops
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