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Post by Benni » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:21 am

local EURONICS has SALE with 8cm DVD´r
i belive 10 für 1,50€
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Post by GameCube2 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 12:35 pm

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Post by GameCube2 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:27 pm

These are the Mini Discs i use for my GameCube, currently ran out.

has dark color to it.

i tired full size Philips DVD-R i noticed it has a slightly brighter color and my GC will not read them at all.
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Post by jlo138 » Sat Nov 16, 2013 5:05 pm

GameCube2 wrote:i tired full size Philips DVD-R i noticed it has a slightly brighter color and my GC will not read them at all.
http://youtu.be/3GEts3E-Lvk
You can try using GCoS which is the easiest option before readjusting the POT. All my cubes can read 4 brands of DVD-R without issue. Sometimes the game won't load in Swiss so I use GCoS and see if that works. It's old but has been an easy solution at times. It will spin up and then down, spin back up and if it spins back down (using GCoS) then it's usually the POT. If you get a lengthy black screen and then it loads, you need to adjust the POT just a tad more. Cause it will likely freeze during gameplay/cutscenes but you won't know when. Make sure your disc doesn't have any dark spots on the write side as it would be a bad disc. Try SD loading the iso.
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Post by GameCube2 » Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:12 pm

jlo138 wrote:
GameCube2 wrote:i tired full size Philips DVD-R i noticed it has a slightly brighter color and my GC will not read them at all.
http://youtu.be/3GEts3E-Lvk
You can try using GCoS which is the easiest option before readjusting the POT. All my cubes can read 4 brands of DVD-R without issue. Sometimes the game won't load in Swiss so I use GCoS and see if that works. It's old but has been an easy solution at times. It will spin up and then down, spin back up and if it spins back down (using GCoS) then it's usually the POT. If you get a lengthy black screen and then it loads, you need to adjust the POT just a tad more. Cause it will likely freeze during gameplay/cutscenes but you won't know when. Make sure your disc doesn't have any dark spots on the write side as it would be a bad disc. Try SD loading the iso.
i'll have to try GCos. my discs are good, the ISO wont play at all i keep getting "File is Fragmented" will attempt but it gets to the games loading screen thats is nothing more.

POT ?
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Post by emu_kidid » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:12 am

jlo138, GCoS and Swiss use the same code now for patching the drive so should have equal compatibility (the one in Swiss/libOGC seemed to be rubbish).
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Post by GameCube2 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 2:35 pm

emu_kidid wrote:jlo138, GCoS and Swiss use the same code now for patching the drive so should have equal compatibility (the one in Swiss/libOGC seemed to be rubbish).
GCos actually read my full size discs. now MK Deadly Alliance plays, Crash Bandicoot, and Need for Speed Carbon.

Need for Speed hot Pursuit Doesn't play still, i keep getting the 2 redlines " an Error occurred " at the begining i also get this and NFS Carbon after trying to play a quick race.

yet neither of these title play on SD.
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Post by jlo138 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 3:07 pm

POT?
Stands for Potentiometer. Which is a tiny screw underneath the drive board that in my case had to turn to the left about 1/16"-1/8". Being adjusted helps it read cheaper media (burned discs). Done improperly, will no longer read anything until done right. Generally recommended using a meter reader to test the screw resistance in ohms?...if I got that correctly. You can do it blind as I do but only in tiny increments as stated above. If you don't know then do some research on yt and see if it's for you.
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Post by GameCube2 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:26 pm

jlo138 wrote:POT?
Stands for Potentiometer. Which is a tiny screw underneath the drive board that in my case had to turn to the left about 1/16"-1/8". Being adjusted helps it read cheaper media (burned discs). Done improperly, will no longer read anything until done right. Generally recommended using a meter reader to test the screw resistance in ohms?...if I got that correctly. You can do it blind as I do but only in tiny increments as stated above. If you don't know then do some research on yt and see if it's for you.
awesome ! now NFS Hot Pursuit Works ! i turned the screw just a quarter of a turn to the left. seems to play the games better. Thanks jlo
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Post by emu_kidid » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:53 pm

Read it with a multimeter to know what's working for you. If it's a Black/Indigo DOL-001 it's likely at around 500 from stock so you might have a lot of room to improve it down to around 200 or so which is what DOL-101's shipped at.
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Post by GameCube2 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:35 pm

emu_kidid wrote:Read it with a multimeter to know what's working for you. If it's a Black/Indigo DOL-001 it's likely at around 500 from stock so you might have a lot of room to improve it down to around 200 or so which is what DOL-101's shipped at.
its a Silver DOL-101 (USA) < the one i use for full size discs
i also have a Black one DOL-001 < Stock but possibly a Moded in the future.
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Post by emu_kidid » Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:42 pm

If it's a DOL-101 I'd consider cleaning the lens with some rubbing alcohol and a q-tip as well as you've probably put the ohms close to 0. Might also want to consider looking into buying a replacement laser soon ;)
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Post by GameCube2 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:04 pm

laser goes out it goes out. use it for parts i suppose.
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Post by MarioMania » Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:40 am

What is the Best Mini DVD-R Media should I get for backing up my games?
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Post by liquitt » Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:42 am

MarioMania wrote:What is the Best Mini DVD-R Media should I get for backing up my games?
really? :D
this must be all over the forums.
RITEKG04 is the media code.
please search before you ask - a lot has been discussed already!
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Post by MarioMania » Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:48 pm

Nice..

I found my Sony Mini DVD-RW

I would like to test out some PS Games to run on CubeSX 1st
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Post by GameCube2 » Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:52 pm

MarioMania wrote:Nice..

I found my Sony Mini DVD-RW

I would like to test out some PS Games to run on CubeSX 1st
DVD-RW ? last i knew the GameCube cant read RW's
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Post by julius » Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:56 pm

Have anybody tested these ones http://www.amazon.com/Maxell-DVD-RCAM-3 ... rder+dvd-r ?
I use those to burn my games and no problem yet.
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Post by MarioMania » Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:39 am

I trust only Memorex, Maxell or TDK for burning CD/DVD-R's
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Post by emu_kidid » Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:27 pm

GC can read dvd-rw, set the ohms to near 0 and use a XenoGC.
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Post by MarioMania » Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:43 am

It can, going to test it out tomorrow with SDML and GCoS

Not really in to Hard Modding
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Post by megalomaniac » Sun Nov 24, 2013 3:54 am

MarioMania wrote: Not really in to Hard Modding

then go buy a wii
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Post by MarioMania » Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:49 am

I got a Black Wii :) for my Gaming stuff

Just wonderimg if RW's worked with GCoS 1.5
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Post by vicdejor » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:07 am

Amazon

http://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B00DV0D ... UTF8&psc=1

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Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD-R:RITEKG04]
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Disc & Book Type : [DVD-R] - [DVD-R]
Manufacturer Name : [Ritek Corp.]
Manufacturer ID : [RITEKG04]
Blank Disc Capacity : [714,544 Sectors = 1.46 GB (1.36 GiB)]
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[ DVD Identifier V5.2.0 - http://DVD.Identifier.CDfreaks.com ]
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Post by liquitt » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:16 am

vicdejor wrote:Amazon

http://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B00DV0D ... UTF8&psc=1

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Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD-R:RITEKG04]
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Disc & Book Type : [DVD-R] - [DVD-R]
Manufacturer Name : [Ritek Corp.]
Manufacturer ID : [RITEKG04]
Blank Disc Capacity : [714,544 Sectors = 1.46 GB (1.36 GiB)]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
[ DVD Identifier V5.2.0 - http://DVD.Identifier.CDfreaks.com ]
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jeez what a cheesy cover :?
please search before you ask - a lot has been discussed already!
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