Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

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SamuriHL
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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by SamuriHL » Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:21 pm

Malkana wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:31 am
SamuriHL wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:39 am

The lack of response may just mean Mike is busy.
Mike is active in other areas of this forum :wink:
Which would indicate that he's busy. ;)

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by mike admin » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm

Today the support for "official UHD" drives was finally enabled (not as smooth as it was hoped). As of today most "official" drives are supported, EXCEPT ones with latest firmware. If you have an "UHD official" drive, you should get one of two messages:
Code 03DF - your drive is working fine, you can make UHD backup with it
Code 01BE - your drive firmware version is not yet supported.
The proper explanation is coming soon. Thanks for the patience!

archer
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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by archer » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm

mike admin wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Today the support for "official UHD" drives was finally enabled (not as smooth as it was hoped). As of today most "official" drives are supported, EXCEPT ones with latest firmware. If you have an "UHD official" drive, you should get one of two messages:
Code 03DF - your drive is working fine, you can make UHD backup with it
Code 01BE - your drive firmware version is not yet supported.
The proper explanation is coming soon. Thanks for the patience!
Congratulations Mike and everyone who worked and tested on this project.

My LG WH16NS60 - Code 03DF, working great. Fantastic work, everyone!

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by mattyj2001 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:29 pm

archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm
mike admin wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Today the support for "official UHD" drives was finally enabled (not as smooth as it was hoped). As of today most "official" drives are supported, EXCEPT ones with latest firmware. If you have an "UHD official" drive, you should get one of two messages:
Code 03DF - your drive is working fine, you can make UHD backup with it
Code 01BE - your drive firmware version is not yet supported.
The proper explanation is coming soon. Thanks for the patience!
Congratulations Mike and everyone who worked and tested on this project.

My LG WH16NS60 - Code 03DF, working great. Fantastic work, everyone!
Yes, fantastic! If you haven't yet bought a license for MakeMKV, now is a good time.

[Looks at watch, contemplates ditching work to go rip UHD discs. What is wrong with me ...]

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by demon » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:30 pm

I actually recently bought LG UHD-BD enabled drives to upgrade my desktop and laptop - a WH16NS60 (fw 1.01) for my desktop, and a BU40N (fw 1.01) for my laptop. Unfortunately the desktop drive doesn't yet want to rip - MakeMKV gives errors about no key present (and yes, I have the same keys_hashed.txt on both) - but the drive in my laptop is now successfully ripping the 4K UHD disc of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Is there a firmware that the WH16NS60 can be backed down to, or any other way to convince it to play nice?

Anyway, one out of two ain't bad. Good work mike, and hopefully you can figure out the secret sauce to get the rest to cooperate.

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by SamuriHL » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:31 pm

mike admin wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Today the support for "official UHD" drives was finally enabled (not as smooth as it was hoped). As of today most "official" drives are supported, EXCEPT ones with latest firmware. If you have an "UHD official" drive, you should get one of two messages:
Code 03DF - your drive is working fine, you can make UHD backup with it
Code 01BE - your drive firmware version is not yet supported.
The proper explanation is coming soon. Thanks for the patience!
Excellent news! Well done!!!

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by jonghotti » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:32 pm

archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm
mike admin wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Today the support for "official UHD" drives was finally enabled (not as smooth as it was hoped). As of today most "official" drives are supported, EXCEPT ones with latest firmware. If you have an "UHD official" drive, you should get one of two messages:
Code 03DF - your drive is working fine, you can make UHD backup with it
Code 01BE - your drive firmware version is not yet supported.
The proper explanation is coming soon. Thanks for the patience!
Congratulations Mike and everyone who worked and tested on this project.

My LG WH16NS60 - Code 03DF, working great. Fantastic work, everyone!
What firmware version is on your drive?

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by archer » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:05 pm

jonghotti wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:32 pm
archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm
mike admin wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Today the support for "official UHD" drives was finally enabled (not as smooth as it was hoped). As of today most "official" drives are supported, EXCEPT ones with latest firmware. If you have an "UHD official" drive, you should get one of two messages:
Code 03DF - your drive is working fine, you can make UHD backup with it
Code 01BE - your drive firmware version is not yet supported.
The proper explanation is coming soon. Thanks for the patience!
Congratulations Mike and everyone who worked and tested on this project.

My LG WH16NS60 - Code 03DF, working great. Fantastic work, everyone!
What firmware version is on your drive?
1.02

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by demon » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:09 pm

archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:05 pm
jonghotti wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:32 pm
archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm


Congratulations Mike and everyone who worked and tested on this project.

My LG WH16NS60 - Code 03DF, working great. Fantastic work, everyone!
What firmware version is on your drive?
1.02
Are you sure? My WH16NS60 has 1.01 (which is the latest on LG's site, and the Japanese-only HLDS site), and it's flat refusing. If that works... can you dump the firmware for those of us with with the same drive that's not playing nice, perhaps?

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by jonghotti » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:09 pm

archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:05 pm
jonghotti wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:32 pm
archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm


Congratulations Mike and everyone who worked and tested on this project.

My LG WH16NS60 - Code 03DF, working great. Fantastic work, everyone!
What firmware version is on your drive?
1.02
1.02 for a WH16NS60? I was under the impression it's 1.00 or 1.01 for those, thats not a flashed unit?

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by jonghotti » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:12 pm

demon wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:09 pm
archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:05 pm
jonghotti wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:32 pm


What firmware version is on your drive?
1.02
Are you sure? My WH16NS60 has 1.01 (which is the latest on LG's site, and the Japanese-only HLDS site), and it's flat refusing. If that works... can you dump the firmware for those of us with with the same drive that's not playing nice, perhaps?
Let's take this one step at a time. Sounds like he may have a flashed WH16NS60 would love to get a look at the makemkv info window see what it's being reported as.

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by archer » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:14 pm

mattyj2001 wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:29 pm
archer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm
mike admin wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Today the support for "official UHD" drives was finally enabled (not as smooth as it was hoped). As of today most "official" drives are supported, EXCEPT ones with latest firmware. If you have an "UHD official" drive, you should get one of two messages:
Code 03DF - your drive is working fine, you can make UHD backup with it
Code 01BE - your drive firmware version is not yet supported.
The proper explanation is coming soon. Thanks for the patience!
Congratulations Mike and everyone who worked and tested on this project.

My LG WH16NS60 - Code 03DF, working great. Fantastic work, everyone!
Yes, fantastic! If you haven't yet bought a license for MakeMKV, now is a good time.

[Looks at watch, contemplates ditching work to go rip UHD discs. What is wrong with me ...]
Bought one when my ripping of BR's went from a hobby to obsession to part time evenings & nights work.

To everyone, definitely purchase a license for MakeMKV if you haven't already. The support is well deserved.

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by lockdown571 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:23 pm

Awesome. I just tried ripping a disc with my Buffalo BRUHD-PU3-BK, and it worked perfectly. Great work! Not sure what firmware version mine is, having trouble finding it.

SamuriHL
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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by SamuriHL » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:42 pm

My NS60 came with 1.02. I just bought it in December. I've not yet tried it as I was waiting for the support. I'll try tomorrow but it's definitely not flashed.

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Re: Heads up - Support for LG UHD drives

Post by jonghotti » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:57 pm

I’ve a bunch of wh16ns60s for sale at cost with 1.00 firmware loaded at the factory

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