[rescue] Fully-Ejecting DVD Writer Recommendations?

Mr Ian Primus ian_primus at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 22 12:43:38 CDT 2011

--- On Tue, 3/22/11, Barry Callahan <barryc at rjlsystems.com> wrote:

> Unfortunately, I'm having difficulty finding a usable
> drive. The tray needs to eject far enough that when the
> robot arm comes down to pick up the disk, it can lift it
> straight up. Every DVD burner I've got still leaves a couple
> mm or so of the disk inside the drive. Normally that's not a
> problem, since people naturally insert and remove disks at
> somewhat of an angle, but it renders the drive completely
> unusable for my application.

Hmm. The drive in my Dell PC here at work seems to eject all the way - it's reported as a PLDS DVD+-RW DH-16ABS by the OS. But, I do know what you mean with the tray not coming out quite far enough. Have you tried removing the faceplate from the drive to get some more clearance?


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