Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, But typing in necflash -v -flash LDAetcetc. I havent had a problem with osx using multiple optical drives until these 2 optiarc drives honestly. No Mac Pro 2. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. In case you are not familiar with the signals and the various quality measurements carried out on DVD recordable media, we recommend you take some time and read the next two pages, where you will find a detailed explanation of the signals measured. You may use these tags:

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May 8, 9: Using necflash which is what downloads when you click binflash for OSXI can dump the current rom 1.

Sony/NEC Optiarc ADA Problems – Apple Community

I fixed that and put them both to cable select and rebooted back into osx. But the system profiler can see them the movie discs 3.

Microsoft Gold Certified Company Recognized for best-in-class capabilities as an Ophiarc Independent Software Vendor Solvusoft is recognized by Microsoft as a leading Independent Software Vendor, achieving the highest level of completence and excellence in software development. Maxell will not ship the new media to Europe at all, making most European owners of the new drive disappointed to say the least.


Not sure when I can find time to look at bitsetting for the 1. These are the ones you should grab. Using outdated or corrupt Optiarc ADA drivers can cause system errors, crashes, and cause your computer or hardware to fail. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Apr 22, 9: N8 firmware – for 1.

So there is no way to select if you have two DVD drives. More information on the testing equipment is given in the following pages. Solvusoft’s close relationship with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance iptiarc Windows operating systems.

Liggy’s and Dee’s Optiarc and firmware

But disconnecting any one of them cause no problem!! Then they wanted me to take the whole Mac Pro to my nearest repair centre at which point I told da-7170 to stop wasting my time and send me a new drive.

Here are some my scans with Optiarc ADS. Below is the information for both of my drives.

Everything about Optiarc AD7170A and AD7173A firmwares

You may use these tags: The firmware file expects a different bootcode on your drive. Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC’s running. No Disc Burning: You can probably just flash successfully with the older 1.


Maintaining updated Optiarc ADA software prevents crashes and maximizes hardware and system performance. We delete comments that violate our ad–7170which we encourage you to read.

Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, I soon corrected them on that. I requested that a Pioneer drive be sent instead of an OptiArc – they couldn’t guarantee it but said they’ll try. Hopefully they will either fix the problem or replace our drives with something sd-7170. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, Liggy, Dee, please review this thread: Bay Required Total Qty.

I think I’ve had a total of 2 DVD’s fail during writing in the last 6 years.