What is firmware

29 October 2021

Firmware is software recorded on a DVD recorder or a drive of a personal computer, and has a function to control the drive.
Media information and the optimum recording conditions for the media are also registered in the firmware. Therefore, when a recording medium is set in the drive, the drive first checks the information on the recording medium, and if that information is registered in the firmware, records the data under the optimum recording conditions for that recording medium. .. Therefore, the recording conditions of the recording media that are not registered in the firmware are the conditions set by the drive, so they are not necessarily the optimum recording conditions. If the equipment manufacturer publishes firmware update software, updating the firmware may improve the performance, so it is recommended to update the firmware to the latest version.

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