Custom firmware

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paulster
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Re: Custom firmware

Post by paulster » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:10 pm

mike admin wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:22 pm
Firmware pack updated with ASUS firmware based on 3.10 (and its A204 clone) .

Overall, this seems to be a best firmware for NS50 hardware for the moment.
Mike (or anyone who has tested this)

Does this still retain burning functionality on an LG WH16NS40 NS50? I've seen reports of the NS60 losing burning capability when cross-flashed to ASUS firmware, but not sure whether this also affects other LG drives, or just the 60.

SamuriHL
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Re: Custom firmware

Post by SamuriHL » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:13 pm

I'm one of the ones that reported it on the NS60. I don't have your specific drive so I don't know if that would be the case or not. I finally found a way to test it without completely frying my discs in the process. Simply try to erase a BD-RE. For me it simply fails when I flashed the NS60 with the ASUS 3.10 MK firmware. I know at least one person who had zero problems burning BD media with his NS60 and ASUS 3.02 downgrade enabled firmware. All I can tell you is try it and be prepared to lose one disc in the process potentially.

Atlas2000
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Re: Custom firmware

Post by Atlas2000 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:02 pm

Hello today I have of Verbatim BD-R XL 100GB described with my LG BH16NS55 where with Dosflash firmware 3.02 to Asus BW-16D1HT have changed, and with Mike new firmware ASUS-BW-16D1HT-MK 3.10 have flashed. Great that the writing ability remained.
Great forum! Thank you
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Landcross
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Re: Custom firmware

Post by Landcross » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:49 pm

I have a question about the Asus MK3.10 firmware. I read that the official 3.10 firmware makes it impossible to flash back to older versions using the official Asus firmware updater. Is that the same for the MK3.10 version? If I were to install the MK3.10 firmware on my Asus, will I still be able to go back to e.g. 3.02 via the easy Asus updater tool?

SamuriHL
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Re: Custom firmware

Post by SamuriHL » Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:37 pm

You can downgrade the mk version as Mike removed the downgrade restriction. The official 3.10 is not downgradable. But people have already tried downgrading the mk 3.10 to 3.02 and it works for them.

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Landcross
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Re: Custom firmware

Post by Landcross » Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:06 pm

SamuriHL wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:37 pm
You can downgrade the mk version as Mike removed the downgrade restriction. The official 3.10 is not downgradable. But people have already tried downgrading the mk 3.10 to 3.02 and it works for them.

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Cool! Thanks for the info! Then I'll go ahead and try MK3.10 :D

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