Pros worked good for one year
Cons Reliability. I am not the only one with a $279.00 paperweight. Read below. Drive died 1 year and two weeks after purchase. Sony will not help. Will never buy Sony Computer products again. Poor custormer service. Someone needs to start a class action law
Pros Support both format Good perfomance when it's working.
Cons Stop reading and writing any CD or DVD after 7 months of use.
Pros I've burned over 750 discs and the thing works great. I use Accu (-) media from meritline.com which burns at 2x and goes for about $.85 in bulk sizes. I plan to use this thing for another 750+ discs. I understand the issues that others have with the dr
Pros Easy to install, multi-format Have had no problems ...yet. Bought DVD X-copy Express and have burned 3 perfect copies. I have to admit the first attempt at burning a DVD went south, but not because of the Sony drive, but my slave (primary IDE) hard drive
Cons Tech support would not even answer my email about what the best way to install drive (ie master/slave-primary/secondar y) Seems they would try to answer these questions to eliminate tech support calls! but then again from reading others experiences it app
Pros Writes and Reads +/-R,RW
Cons DVD burner failed after approx. 1 1/2 mos. (20 DVD burns at most). Cost $19 to ship from Fl to San Jose for warranty, turn time was less than 2 weeks. Now after 2 mos. and 10 DVD burns it's failed again, "Power Calibration Check Failed".(Same as first fai