Mac Pro Sony drive is an NEC in disguise (unlock its secrets inside)

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by suneohair, Oct 9, 2006.

  1. suneohair macrumors 68020


    Aug 27, 2006
    :D Well this is pretty cool. has found out that the Sony drive in the Mac Pro is an NEC.

    They went ahead and flashed the drive to make it an NEC. This add the following new features:

    1: Region Free - YEAH!
    2: CDs at 48x
    3: Burn DVD-RAMs
    4: Faster Read speeds

    I will be doing this when I get home from work. I will let you know how it goes!

    Region free is a big one for me, I have dvds from all over the place. Now I don't have to use VLC!
  2. suneohair thread starter macrumors 68020


    Aug 27, 2006
  3. D3LM3L macrumors regular


    Mar 31, 2005
    Just did it with those instructions... took less than 5 minutes and works great!

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