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by jonghotti
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: UHD discs
Topic: New Asus BW-16D1HT UHD Drive Failing
Replies: 11
Views: 3145

Re: New Asus BW-16D1HT UHD Drive Failing

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by jonghotti
Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD drives
Replies: 692
Views: 339311

Re: UHD drives

Are there any uhd friendly external drives you can still buy for less than $150? cant seem to find any If you buy an a SATA > USB 3.0/3.1 enclosure and add the bare drive yourself sure, for an LG, ASUS not so much. There's one made by Vantec which is around 45 and change, decent quality but not ste...
by jonghotti
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Blu-ray discs
Topic: How long to update new AACS? (Annihilation)
Replies: 19
Views: 9859

Re: How long to update new AACS? (Annihilation)

Mine seems to err out even with v1.12.2 any work arounds? Source: BD-RE HL-DT-ST BD-RE BP50NB40 1.00 Seems like it starts fine then 20min in it stops and says failed. OK I'll bite: what else does it say in the log? Clean disc thoroughly with LCD screen cleaning solution and microfiber towel moving ...
by jonghotti
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD Backups Stall at About 50%
Replies: 11
Views: 3591

Re: UHD Backups Stall at About 50%

Update the firmware on that ancient piece of shit. Why do you think LG was shipping that 1.02 for years?
by jonghotti
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: UHD discs
Topic: UHD support
Replies: 260
Views: 168389

Re: UHD support

Hi, 1) Could anybody confirm that cross-flashing the device LG WH16NS60, having pre-installed the firmware WH16NS60 (version 1.00/1.01) to LG BH16NS55 firmware (version <= 1.02) makes this device UHD Friendly so that the drive is supported by MakeMkv with UHD Blue-Rays properly? 2) Do you know if j...
by jonghotti
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: UHD discs
Topic: UHD support
Replies: 260
Views: 168389

Re: UHD support

EDIT: Yes, it was a noob question. I found the info on the 2.0/2.1 discussion. This is the sort of info I was looking for. I'm starting to grasp more and more what kind of infancy UHD ripping is in at the moment. Cheers everyone. Hope this isn't a noob question: Is the current process of UHD rippin...
by jonghotti
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD drives
Replies: 692
Views: 339311

Re: UHD drives

the chances you take buying open box: Preparing an RMA for LG. Model BH16NS40, svc code NS 50, rom ver. 102** **rom ver. now reported as 1.03, serial number altered as well, requesting replacement from the same build date OR restore factory loaded firmware to match the sticker. current firmware revi...
by jonghotti
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: WH14NS40 SVC - NS50 FIRMWARE 1.03
Replies: 15
Views: 16079

Re: WH14NS40 SVC - NS50 FIRMWARE 1.03

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by jonghotti
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD drives
Replies: 692
Views: 339311

Re: UHD drives

Hi I just got BU40N, but it won`t read any uhd disc. Drive Information OS device name: F: Manufacturer: HL-DT-ST Product: BD-RE BU40N Revision: CB05 Serial number: N705HS019592 Firmware date: 2117-11-29 13:51: Bus encryption flags: 1F No disc inserted Any help would be greatly appreciated. thank yo...
by jonghotti
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD drives
Replies: 692
Views: 339311

Re: UHD drives

Umm.... no. A simple search would yield discussion/articles discussing the initial mass/popular successful roll out of all this back to fall 2017. With the first ever limited key leak around May 2017 if I recall correctly. Another hint? Mike who started this very thread did not post his solution/th...
by jonghotti
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD drives
Replies: 692
Views: 339311

Re: UHD drives

I started a new job this week. One of my managers mentioned he was working at Fry's Electronics over 3 years ago and guys were coming in asking for specific optical drives of a certain make and vintage.

Has the whole UHD friendly thing been going on that long?