CD drives with abillity to fast skip bad sectors?

Discussion in 'CloneCD' started by Bachsau, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. Bachsau

    Bachsau Member

    Unfortunately I still have some old discs with bad sector protection but my current disc drive is not able to support CloneCD's fast-skip bad sectors feature. Years ago, the drive manufacturer Plextor was known widely for explicitly supporting this feature. But Plextor is no longer producing CD/DVD drives and I don't know what drives to buy now.

    Is there a unique name for the feature to look for, a list, or any other way to know if a drive can fast-skip bad sectors before I buy and try it?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Bachsau

    Bachsau Member

  3. sander101

    sander101 Member

    i think you have disks with safedisk protection?
    plextor is a nice brand ..but when it comes to fast error skipping ..liteon drives were still the best that days ...i own several liteon and plextor drives !
    try to search the net on safedisk protection! there are several ways to beat that protection..
     
  4. Bachsau

    Bachsau Member

    Thank you for your reply.

    Yes, I'm still having several SafeDisc 2 protected discs that I want to archive. I know there are ways to circumvent the checks at runtime, but I'd rather have perfect copies because the original discs are starting to deteriorate and some even have the checks in their setup routines.

    I will try LiteOn then. I remember an old LiteOn drive that was not able to skip fast, but maybe this changed with the current models.
     
  5. sander101

    sander101 Member