How to update firmware for a Sony Optiarc AD-5280S dvd-rw rom computer burner drive

Found 6th Apr 2015
Hi Guys

Anyone know or use Sony Optiarc dvd-rw drives?

Just bought a desktop (2nd hand) and it had 2 of these

Sony Optiarc AD-5280S

Does anyone know how to update the firmware?

Also what firmware to use to update them?

I guess a driver update!

Its 2-3 years old and with all the cleaning out I did on the baseunit, I think they will need drivers checked.

Lookinng around the sony's seem to have a cult following with the xbox gang, I just want them for burning and fill in the spare slots in my desktop.

Any help (latest) links or advice please
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I'd suggest asking here
There are modded firmwares available, which fix region control (grin)
NB. The "Z" are for the -CB model, not sure about the G, so the fine folks at MYCE (used to be "CDfreaks") should be able to point you in the right direction
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cheers old boy, wondered where the cdf site had gone. I will give me the a call
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