[mythtv-users] Slowing down the CD

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Dec 12 14:53:33 UTC 2008

On Dec 12, 2008, at 3:12 AM, David Watkins wrote:

> On 12/12/2008, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2008/12/12 Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com>:
>>>> Trouble is the CD drive is very noisy. Is there a way to slow it  
>>>> down?
>>>> I'm sure it doesn't have to spin at full speed to suck music off  
>>>> it!
>>> I found this - http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/260605#260605
>> I tried everything I googled and nothing was able to slow down my DVD
>> drive (LG-...). So if it does not work, read the list, check which
>> drives other people have and replace it. I did that and it is working
>> now. Or you could just play your music louder :)
> I found a firmware utility to slow down my LG DVD drive.  If you're
> still interested I could look tonight and see if I can find it.
> I wasn't expecting to need it again because I'm sure I read somewhere
> that mythdvd contains a function to slow the DVD drive.  Whether this
> works in mythmusic for CDs I don't know.

There is a setting to slow it while watching DVD's but not listening  
to audio CD's. I imagine most people just rip the CD so it's never  
been an issue.

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