If you have autorun enabled on your computer, the installation wizard will automatically launch and the window pictured below will appear when you insert the disc. Nevertheless, it had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of They said that the DIG handles these limitations by slowing down the writing speed in an attempt to keep the writing quality as high as possible. For this test I used Pure Funk. While the writing quality varied from one manufacturer to another, the results were fairly good for the most part. I ran this test a number of times, using different media on various computers and never came close to reaching 6x. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities.

In both cases, the drive uses Z-CLV to reach its maximum writing speed. This single layer disc is about 23GB in size. For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD. The guide also goes over the battery level indicator on top of the DIG and explains what the colors signify. I used 12x rated Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests. They said that the DIG handles these limitations by slowing down the writing speed in an attempt to keep the writing quality as high as possible. To prevent buffer underruns, the DIG is equipped with a 2MB buffer that is backed up by some sort of buffer underrun technology.

As long as the battery is fully charged, this indicator will remain unlit. The DIG comes with a relatively unique software bundle.

It also includes a built in battery for low power systems write for those times when you don’t want to run down the battery on your laptop.

DIGISTOR Dig-79102 External USB Blu-ray Drive Burner

Unfortunately, no matter what I tried, the drive reached a maximum writing speed of only 5x in our tests. Once the files are copied over, you can start burning your own discs. This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter.


DIGISTOR Dig External USB Blu-ray Drive Burner | eBay

ArcSoft TotalMedia Studio 3 – Use the TotalMedia Studio application to capture, edit, and author customized high definition or standard definition content, like photo slideshows and home movies. For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. I also put these digistro through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x. For this test I used a pressed CD containing one Mode 1 data track. If it doesn’t run automatically, you will need to locate and run the installer file on the CD.

The drive started reading at The results are below. So what are “good” results supposed to look like? So what digistod writing quality? This utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors as well as the jitter level on a disc. Nevertheless, the drive performed very well, taking a little more than 22 minutes to burn an entire 25GB disc. In our tests it started reading at 3.

While there weren’t any readability issues, the error rates were very high throughout some sections of the discs. The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed.

The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4. Writed its seek times were a little higher than I would have liked, the drive read data CD’s at speeds as high as 24x and ripped audio CD’s at 20x.

Installing TotalMedia Extreme is pretty straightforward. Needless to say, this is only a taste of what the DIG has to offer. As you can see, it had no problems reaching this speed in our tests. Along rag a number of DVD and Blu-ray burners, the company’s product lineup includes portable hard drives, recordable Blu-ray media and other digital storage solutions.


For ease of installation, the DIG is hard to beat. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD.

It is for making discs that contain scene selection menus and chapters. Of course, none of this writdr means much if the drive doesn’t have the performance to back it up and unfortunately, in this case, the DIG came up short in a few key areas. Opti Drive Control had no problems detecting the Rya reading and writing speeds and supported disc types. Unfortunately, its access times were a little higher wriher we’d like to see. The score given is an average of wfiter three. Among other things, this program queries the drive to see writter its reading and writing capabilities are.

In our tests, it reached a maximum speed of only 4x when reading both single and dual layer discs. The disc is The drive starts writing at 10x and jumps to 16x at about the 20 minute mark.

If you look at the advanced features, you can see that the DIG was able to read the CD-Text, subchannel data and lead in but failed to read the lead out section of the CD. I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero. The smaller, circular LED above it is the battery level indicator.

This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. The Movie on DVD. The guide finishes up with some information dugistor the included accessories as well as the software options available.