Toshiba SD-M1912 DVD-ROM
The SD-M1912 is an IDE
drive and like most CD/DVD drives the
installation was simple. The drive was
detected in Windows
XP without any problems. Auto
insert notification was disabled.
Above we have a screen
shot from Nero's Infotool
It is reporting that the Read speed is:
48 X. Toshiba have
now increased the buffer to 512KB compared
to the 1802's 256KB.
You can see from above, that it can can
also read the DVD Alliance format's "+"
disks i.e. DVD+R & DVD+RW and also
DVD-RAM disks. You can
also see that supports reading of DVD+R
DL disks. Our drive came with firmware
version TM00 and no update was available.
Our review drive is a July 2004
model with Hardware
that came shipped with firmware
The software we used for this review was: Nero
18.104.22.168, RecordNow Max 4.60 DX
& CloneCD 5.
SUPPORTED FEATURES - DISKINFOPRO / DISCJUGGLER
From the various tools
we used to interrogates the drive we can
see it supports reading of all popular
formats with the exception of Mount Rainier,
DDCD and HD-Burn. It can read CD-TEXT &
2 - Last Updated: 6 January 2005