Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 12:40 am Post subject: Philips Drive wont play certain DVD-R brands!!!!
I just put an Xenium ICE in my kids XBOX. I have a modded box already and I have 4 brands of DVD-Rs and 2 of those will be recognized by the drive and 2 cannot (mine reads them all). Is this a bios issue or are Philips drives know for this?? I tried the search but couldnt get the page to come up!!
P.S. My son just put the same brand media but different game in the xbox and 1 worked and one didnt!!! T
blighty Xbox-HQ Freak
Xbox Version: v1.0 and v1.6 Modded: Xenium ICE
Joined: Nov 27, 2004 Posts: 876 Location: farnborough
Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 2:00 am Post subject:
Yes mate I've seen the same thing
with unbranded cd-r's.
mine seems to use phillips cd's ok, have you tried them in yours?
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Joined: May 22, 2003 Posts: 23682 Location: NSW, Australia
Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 4:25 am Post subject:
yes.. That is the case.. It sux really. But im glad they did release the samsung drive (thank god).. It makes things so much easier when it reads cdr's..
Maybe try looking on ebay etc for a samsung drive.. I can guarantee you will be happy with that.
Ive had phillips, thomsons and samsung drives and i must say thomson were the worst closely followed by thomson..
Joined: Dec 23, 2004 Posts: 1111 Location: Atlanta, Ga
Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:35 am Post subject:
My brother in law has a 1.6 with a phillips drive and it reads dvd-r and cd-r!! the fact that it read cd-r amazed me because i've heard of so many of the Phillips drives didn't read cd-r. _________________ Xbox V1.3
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Joined: May 23, 2003 Posts: 4030 Location: NSW, Australia
Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:18 am Post subject:
Damn, My Phillips only does DVD-R and CD-RW. Still, CD-RW is good enough for small stuff like app updates etc.
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