Besides its technological know-how, BenQ is also a highly distinguished brand known in recent times for its strong software support, good media compatibility and excellent write quality. A barcode inventory label was affixed to the other side. Shredders Oils and Bags. However, simulating such a burn on the BenQ DW resulted in a true simulation no burn to disc and a value which suggested overburning was indeed possible. On a simulated overburn, the BenQ DW was able to register a maximum capacity of 99 minutes 56 seconds and 41 frames. Unfortunately, the smallest ones are a bit too long for most optical drives which need about 40mm half-length, and the slippage results in it not working properly. Many times, the belts are specified as their half length, which is more like 42mm, 55mm, 89mm, mm and mm.

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Select the item on the page that has the error. Virtual Reality GlassesGamesCameras. While CD-R overburning was easily achieved using contemporary burning software of the time Nero and generally just worked, DVD overburning was completely different. The data area of the disc has been burned, and the disc is thus a coaster. One Response to Tech Flashback: However, simulating such a burn on the BenQ DW resulted in a true simulation no burn to disc and a value which suggested overburning was indeed possible.


This means there is a high chance that the writing characteristics seen in past models might not be repeated this time round. Nintendo Switch GamesConsoleAccessories.

BenQ DW1640

Like many optical drives of any vintage, the rubber belt that powers the tray has degraded much like as what happened to my Bluray player. Now let’s take a look at the drive itself. In the below set of four images, I scanned four different types of blank CD-R one of the Plasmon discs is a mis-identified Ritek recorded by a slimline DVD recorder at 24x.

However, unlike the first few models where older drives can be flashed to possess the same set of write specifications similar to the DW Pro, the DW is using a different OPU Optical Pickup Unit altogether.

What code is in the image? Millions of satisfied customers around the globe can attest to BenQ’s matchless quality and innovation.

Not all drives were capable of handling this properly, and while the 90 minute blanks were generally quite compatible, the 99 minute ones almost always caused problems.

In the case of my Philips Bluray player, none of these belts proved helpful. The kink in the belt shows that the period when it was stored without use has caused the belt to permanently deform. The disc quality is not too bad according to the DW — a bit poor on the inside ring, but otherwise quite decent. Click for more about me! Might this be a firmware bug related to the way the drives support dual-layer discs? SmartPhones Smartphones – the essential bennq companion. The activity led lights up green when a disc is present, blinks green when reading or accessing a d1640 and red when burning.


I suppose this write-up is my way of thanking the drive for years of trouble-free service. Smart Appliances Coffee machines. More information about text formats. New Range Check out the latest TVs.

The test kit that arrived at our labs included only the burner. QLED Experience natural colours in high resolution. The number of shorter belts seemed to be higher than the number of long belts. There were other drives, including some combo drives and readers which had scanning ability.

SA – Page 2 Unlike other drives which preset the writing power before the actual writing of data, the WOPC II Walking Optimal Power Control algorithm evaluates the writing quality constantly and adjusts the writing power accordingly in order to ensure the best possible writing quality over the entire disc.

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