Dvr 212 problems updating the firmware
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Note your detailed drive model number and firmware revision number, if shown.- You can verify your drive's ID string or "name" using Nero Infotool (shown and linked above).This program will also read out the firmware level for your drive, when you click on the "Drive" tab at the top.It is very helpful, easy to use FREE software, offering useful features to help obtain information about your drive.It can also give you information about the media you're using, by clicking on the "Disc" tab.(TECH NOTE - DVD-RAM discs feature a metallic, magnetic/optical bottom recording surface that is highly refective.
Those DVD-RAM capable lasers are desensitized to be able to handle those highly reflective discs.
First understand that firmware upgrading is done at your own risk.
If damaged due to a improper firmware upgrade installation, neither the manufacturer nor anyone else will repair or replace or repay you for the drive.
For Macs -- For Mac OS 9.x the Apple System Profiler is located under the Apple Menu, while in Mac OS 10.x it is located in the Finder/HD/Applications/Utilities/ folder.
Open the Profiler, select the DEVICES AND VOLUMES, then the ATA or IDE BUS, then expand your drive and note its manufacturer, model number and firmware level.
-- Caution: Installing firmware is usually simple and generally only takes a few minutes.