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KZ ZEX Unboxing and Sound Impressions

KZ ZEX Unboxing and Sound Impressions

Hi everyone, Today, we will be looking at the KZ ZEX. This is a 2-driver IEM featuring a dynamic driver and an “electrostatic” (electret) driver. This is their first IEM with this configuration, being their first hybrid to feature an electret driver. Unboxing The box we get is the typical KZ box. Inside, we can see both units. The design is also similar to previous KZ models: Included are also an additional set of tips and the usual cable. I…

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Snake Eyes (2021) Movie Review

Snake Eyes (2021) Movie Review

This is an origin story of this character. While it mentions the G.I. Joe name in the movie title, in reality, it is just Snake Eyes beginning story before joining the G. I. Joe team. The movie doesn’t have too much action until almost at the end. It’s mostly drama between Snake Eyes and Tommy (who is Tommy? You’ll have to watch it to know who he really is). Cobra is also mentioned in the movie and is part of…

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Burning the SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB disc in the LiteOn DU-8A5LH drive

Burning the SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB disc in the LiteOn DU-8A5LH drive

Hi everyone, Today, we will see how well a SmartBuy DVD+R DL disc burns in the LiteOn DU-8A5LH drive: This unit supports burning these discs at a speed of 3x, 4x and 6x. This post will focus on a disc burned at 6x. Burning the disc seemed to have gone well until it switched to the 2nd disc layer: Unfortunately, the drive could not burn this disc successfully. I retried it and it seems this time it worked: This drive…

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Burning a Windows ISO to a DVD+R disc from PlexDisc using the Pioneer DVR-XD09 drive

Burning a Windows ISO to a DVD+R disc from PlexDisc using the Pioneer DVR-XD09 drive

So, now that we have successfully downloaded the Windows UUP files, created the ISO image, and optionally patched the Windows 11 ISO, now it’s time to burn it to a DVD. While today most people prefer to make a bootable USB drive, burning the image to a DVD have the advantage of archiving it for later use, while a USB drive may be formatted later for additional use. I always prefer to burn the images to disc because they provide…

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Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc on the HP version of the LG GT80N

Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc on the HP version of the LG GT80N

Hi everyone, Today, we’ll see how well the PlexDisc DVD+R discs burns in the HP version of the LG GT80N optical drive: We will be using ImgBurn to perform the writing and verification. It reports the media code to be OPTODISC-R16-00 and supports writing at 4x and 8x. We will be burning it at 8x: The drive burned the disc using a CAV (Constant Angular Velocity) strategy, starting at about 3.3x and gradually going up until reaching 8x: The disc…

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Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc in the LG GP96YB70 optical drive

Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc in the LG GP96YB70 optical drive

Hi everyone, Today, we will be burning a PlexDisc DVD+R disc in the LG GP96YB70 external slim drive: This drive supports burning these discs at 4x and 8x. We will be burning it at 8x: This unit supports setting the DVD+R Book Type to DVD-ROM. This is useful as this can improve the disc compatibility with older drives: The drive was able to burn the disc successfully: And verified it correctly: The drive burns the disc in Constant Angular Velocity…

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Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc on the LG BP60NB10 optical drive

Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc on the LG BP60NB10 optical drive

Hi everyone, Today, we will be burning a PlexDisc DVD+R disc in the LG BP50NB40 crossflashed to the BP60NB10 firmware v1.00: We will be using ImgBurn to perform the burning and verification process. This drive seems to be able to burn these discs at 2.4x and 8x. We will be burning them at 8x: The burning process was successful, and it burnt in CAV (Constant Angular Velocity) mode starting at 3.3x and going all the way up to 8x: Unfortunately,…

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Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc on the LiteOn (PLDS) DU-8A5LH

Burning the PlexDisc DVD+R Disc on the LiteOn (PLDS) DU-8A5LH

Hi everyone, Today, we’ll take a look at how the PlexDisc DVD+R discs burns in the LiteOn (PLDS) DU-8A5LH. This drive was taken temporarily out of a Dell laptop and is a 9.5mm drive: We will be using ImgBurn to perform the writing and verification. It reports the media code to be OPTODISC-R16-00 and supports writing at up to 8x here. This drive seem to not support setting up the DVD+R Book Type manually but it seems it does it…

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Burning a SpeedX BD-R DL 50GB Disc in the Pioneer BDR-2212 drive at 4x

Burning a SpeedX BD-R DL 50GB Disc in the Pioneer BDR-2212 drive at 4x

Hi everyone, Today, we will see how well the Pioneer BDR-2212 can burn the SpeedX BD-R DL 50GB Discs at a speed of 4x: This drive can burn these discs at up to 8x but we will focus burning it at 4x this time: The burning process was successful: Data verification was also successful: Here’s how the disc surface look after burning it: The surface looks smooth and identical to the 6x and 8x burns. Quality Scans We’ll see how…

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Burning a SpeedX BD-R DL 50GB Disc in the Pioneer BDR-2212 drive at 6x

Burning a SpeedX BD-R DL 50GB Disc in the Pioneer BDR-2212 drive at 6x

Hi everyone, Today, we will see how well the Pioneer BDR-2212 can burn the SpeedX BD-R DL 50GB Discs at a speed of 6x: This drive can burn these discs at up to 8x but we will focus burning it at 6x this time: The burning process was successful: Data verification was also successful: Here’s how the disc surface look after burning it: The surface looks smooth and identical to the 8x burn. Quality Scans We’ll see how well this…

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