Question about Samsung (SHM522CBEWN) CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive
When you get no disk error, that is usually because of a problem with the
optical laser lens that is dirty, faulty or opaque, and will start
operating on certain disks better than others.
In that case you will hear disk spinning, whirring and clicking, but the TOC (table of content track at start of CD/DVD will not be read, therefore the error.
Whe this problem is starting you may be able to read only CD, DVD or Blue ray, or for example only DVD-R and not +R , or only to read and not to write and so on. After more prolonged usage , often the unit goes losing the rest of functions, and ends up not reading anything at all.
If instead there is no noise, and disk does not spin at all , then there is a faulty motor, or the motor micro-switch is bad. This situation is far less common than the lens problem.
Try first using a CD/DVD lens cleaner disk to clean the lens. If that does not work you will need to disassemble the drive , and clean lens directly with q tips and isopropyl alcohol, or to replace the CD/DVD RW drive unit.
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
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Read/Write Speed CD-R Write:
4X, 8X, 12X, 16X CLV
24X ~ 40X P-CAV
52X CAV (turbo mode) max.
4X, 8X, 10X, 12X CLV
16X ~ 24X CAV max.
Random Access Time
Sustained Transfer Rate (CD-R/RW Discs)
600 kB/s (4X CD-R/RW read/write)
1,200 kB/s (8X CD-R/RW read/write)
1,800 kB/s (12X CD-R/RW read/write)
7,800 kB/s (52X CD-R/RW read/write)
Media and Modes Supported
CD-ROM (Mode 1 & Mode 2),
CD-ROM XA (form 1 & form 2),
Burst Transfer Rate
PIO Mode 4: 16.7 MB/s,
Ultra DMA Mode 2: 33.3 MB/s.
no you will need dvd rw to burn dvd's
hope it helps
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