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Dvd/cd 18x duplicator

My tower is only 1 year old and has only been used moderately. It has started to take a really long time to start the burn process after you push start. When (and IF) it starts burning, only 1 or 2 of the four drives will actually burn the disk. The funny thing is there is no consistency on which one of the drives will burn. I believe the burners themselves a o.k. but I may have some type of problem with the controller. What I don't know have any idea about is where I can take it in the San Antonio area to have someone troubleshoot and fix it. Can you help me ???

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You need to use a lens cleaner to clean your drives out.
Had the same problem and this fixed it.

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Well sadly no one actually fixesthe head(controller) what you do is change it, simply buy a new one, could be any model, any beand doesnt matter that all support the same amount of drives any way.. And just replace it your self...

Are upi sure it aint the media you are using, sometimes the blanks cause these unpridictable unrevealing errors.. If you suspect it can be the media then take out your burners, put it in a computer, google the firmware update for the brand and the model and update the firmware and see if that helps..

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Greetings, My DVD duplicator tower only burns cds, Any ideas?


I would say reinstall the drivers for the tower & look for updated drivers from the manufacturer web site. Check all cabling since a bad cable could cause a lot of errors to happen slowing things down. If it was just one drive it could be the drive or a drive is causing the problems. You can disconnect the data cable of one drive at a time to see if the others speed up indicating. Have you installed any software just before the drives started acting up. Other than that I would call tech support of the tower manufacturer. I would assume having it 3 month's your warranty should still be good. Hope you have luck in fixing it.
Bob

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Is my duplicator sata or ide?


If this is it, it is IDE (PATA),

http://www.amamax.com/pi16xcodvsit.html

Without the model number though, I am just guessing.

Hint/hint.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallel_ATA

Post back in a Comment.

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joecoolvette

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Only 5 of 8 brain burn athena


Hi THERE, This model is now discontinued.
The replacement is DUP-DP-AS3-11B.
*NOTE: Item is not compatible with LG GH22LS30 (Directron part number DVR-GH22LS30)


Now you can easily build a Blu-ray duplicator with the Athena SATA Blu-ray controller. SATA interface simplifies cable management comparing to IDE with narrower cables and smaller connectors. SATA interface supports cables as long as 90cm without sacrificing data integrity and system reliability. Hence Athena SATA controller can be installed on the top drive bay even in an 11-target tower duplicator. Maximize your productivity and efficiency today with Athena SATA Blu-ray controller.

Features:
  • Standalone, no PC required.
  • DDR2 Technology allows up to 8x Blu-ray duplication.
  • SATA Advantages - Thin cables for easy routing and improved cooling inside the duplicator chassis, increasing product reliability.
  • Dynamic Hard Drive Partitioning automatically adjusts hard drive partitions based on the size of your master disc.
  • Master Error Proof prevents duplication failures caused by disc errors. Simply exchange the failed master disc with a working disc without interrupting the duplication process.
  • Dual-Level Security provides separate Startup and Setup passwords for complete restriction and protection against unauthorized users.
  • Advanced Diagnosis Mode troubleshoots and sets adjustment for optimal performance.
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Specifications:
  • Operating Type: Controller only
  • Internal Interface: SATA
  • Targets: 11
  • Reading Speed: 18x DVD-ROM
  • Maximum Writing Speed* (*Actual write speed depends upon media and drive specifications) : BD-R SL: 8X BD-R DL: 4X BD-RE SL: 2X BD-RE DL: 2X DVD+RW: 8X DVD-R: 20X DVD-RW: 6X DVD+R: 20X DVD+R DL: 8X DVD-R DL: 8X CD-RW: 32X CD-R: 48X
  • Supported Disc Formats: BD ROM, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, DVD ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-DA, CD ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, Multi-session Photo CD, CD-I, Video CD, CD ROM XA, & CD Extra (CD Plus)
  • Supported Recording Discs: 12cm 25GB BD-R 12cm 25GB BD-RE 12cm 50GB BD-R DL 12cm 50GB BD-RE DL 12cm 4.7GB DVD-R/RW 12cm 4.7GB DVD+R/RW 12cm 8.5GB DVD+R DL 12cm 8.5GB DVD-R DL 12cm 80min / 700MB CD-R 12cm 74min / 650MB CD-RW 8cm 1.47GB mini DVD-R 8cm 24min / 210MB mini CD-R 8cm 50MB Business Card CD-R
  • System Buffer: 128 MB (Optional upgrade to 512 MB)
  • Hard Drive Supported: Up to 1TB (optional)
  • Power Adapter: Input: 100 ~ 240V AC Output: +5V DC, 3.8A
  • Operating Temperature: 40oF ~ 95oF
  • Operating Humidity: 20% ~ 90%
  • Regulation: FCC, CE, RoHS

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How much does it cost for the 1 to 3 duplicator


Probably a *LOT* more than just using your correct CD-writing software to tell it to burn '3' copies, serially, rather than using a Plextor Dupsonic to burn '3' simultaneous copies.

Probably, a *LOT* more than "outsourcing" your disk-copying needs,
e.g., http://www.wimmedia.com/duplication-replication.php (Western Imperal Magnetics has good rates for many-at-a-time duplication).

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When i push copy on my DVD burner it says,Target Overflow,what do that means becouse it wont let me burn nothing its a[ TEAC 1 1 DVD/CD duplicator]


It happens to me also ALL the time with mine. I have a 7 disc duplicator machine I do for weddings and special events. And it's a real pain and costly to have that come up when you need the project done soon. My solution is to change the brand on the master disc. Burn another copy of the master disc on your computer to another brand and then use that brand as the new "master" in the duplicator. (1 sollution)


"Target Overflow" basically means that either sometimes the master disc has too much information on it to burn than the disc you want to copy can hold, or sometimes a CD may be in by mistake instead of DVD. If you have a Dual layer DVD disc you want to make copies of and you only have the basic 4.7GB standard DVD blank disc..it's not enough storage space on the disc to burn so you will see that error also. It should really say "not enough space to burn) lol..but I guess that's asking too much.

Sometimes all is correct with the DVD size and it'll come up for no reason (usually the master disc is still spinning and hasn't stopped but you've already pressed the "Copy" button, it's not "ready" so an error of "target overflow" will come up)

I've had mine for 6 years so I've done alot of testing and trial and error to come to the above conclusions.
I find that these brands work for the best "thorough" burns.
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Verbatim
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Emachine EL1200 won't burn dvd's.


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If its installed as DVD-RAM then right click the DVD-RAM icon in the my computer and choose properties, under the recording tab select enable recording, try burning a cd using the windows xp based roxio by sending your files to the DVD-ROM.
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