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Old 23 July 2011, 14:16   #5
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Originally Posted by Toni Wilen View Post
This only means drive supports normal CD standards. Drive is using very old version of Matsushita protocol (similar but not same as first PC CDROMs that connected to custom controller cards)

A570 uses different controller chip (standard Sony CD controller chip + Xilinx FPGA chip that apparently handles convertsion between protocol formats!)
Right , I remember now that the very first PC CD Roms connected to a port on the Soundblaster card , they weren't standard PATA .

Hmm , oh well ...
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