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underrun

When writing to a CD-R disc, the inability of the computer to keep up with the recording process. There are numerous causes. The data may be coming from a slow CD drive or another slow source. The CPU may have limited memory, have too many open applications, or the drivers may be out-of-date. See thermal recalibration and coaster.
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08 megabits per second during any recording to avoid buffer underrun errors.
The PX-800A multi-drive features a 2MB buffer and Buffer Underrun Proof Technology to prevent buffer underrun errors and allow multi-tasking.
It also comes standard with a buffer underrun protection system that ensures uninterrupted recording and perfect discs.
IDE/ATAPI DVD+RW/CD-RW drive with buffer underrun protection technology;
The PX-608CU drive features a 2MB buffer and Buffer Underrun Proof Technology to prevent buffer underrun errors and allow multi-tasking.
It incorporates the new Burn-Proof technology, eliminating buffer underrun errors in fast-write modes.
The PX-608U drive features a 2 MB buffer and Buffer Underrun Proof Technology to prevent buffer underrun errors and allow multi-tasking.
The new drive utilizes a high performance, plug-and-play Adaptec AHA-2930C SCSI card for quick and easy installation and has a 4MB buffer, which prevents buffer underrun, even at 8X recording speed.
In addition to these key components, the LD driver with write strategy, buffer underrun error prevention, and many other technologies accumulated in conventional super-multi drive development were adopted to ensure very stable recording and playback.
Buffer underrun errors prevention and FlextraSpeed optimal writing speed adjustment technologies add extra reliability and control to disc burning projects.
Burning CDs is more reliable than ever with the TEAC CD-W552E drive, thanks to the advanced buffer underrun prevention technology.