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#273154 - 2018-02-14 09:59 Re: Repair of 596 and 588 (DSL-710A and DRL-200) [Re: Bayreuth]
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Looks like you have a DSL-710A with the LO13 drive firmware.


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#273236 - 2018-02-15 22:35 Re: Repair of 596 and 588 (DSL-710A and DRL-200) [Re: Tarik]
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Out of curiosity, I tried this on two different 596s I have. (One of them failed to recognise a specific CD earlier this evening, so I'm trying to work out what to do about that).

first 596 (office):
596 1.89.2
Drive LV18
DVS-LDR DSL
LDR DSL-720

second 596:
596 189.2
Drive LT76
DVS-LDR DSL
LDR DSL-710

It was the DSL-720 that caught my eye. Was there another model of drive that Meridian used in these players?


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#273244 - 2018-02-16 07:25 Re: Repair of 596 and 588 (DSL-710A and DRL-200) [Re: Zygmunt]
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I remember that there was a firmware update that was deemed non essential some time ago. I believe I updated mine at the time anyway to the 720. I expect many owners did not.


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#273245 - 2018-02-16 07:39 Re: Repair of 596 and 588 (DSL-710A and DRL-200) [Re: Zygmunt]
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They seem to have used DSL-710, DSL-720 and the DRL-200 drives. They are interchangeable.

To user the DRL-200, you need to have installed the 1.89.2 firmware, which you have.


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