select the Plextor CD/DVD IDE DEVICE.
Replace X with device character.
select the Plextor SATA, SCSI or USB CD/DVD DEVICE.
Replace X with device character.
The available features depend on your drive. Take a look at http://www.plextor.com or simply read the glossar on:
http://qpxtool.sourceforge.net/glossar.html to see supported features.
--as [auto|forced|on|off] selects the AS creation modus.
[auto] drive selects the strategy from the ASDB or from
the firmware. If there is no entry available, a
new one is created.
[forced] creates a new ASDB entry, even if there is already
one available in the ASDB.
[on] an existing AS from the DB is used. If there is no
[off] only strategy from the firmware is used. If there
is no entry available, the default strategy is used.
--as-act <X> activate ASDB entry number X (value between 1-10).
--as-clear remove all ASDB entries form the ASDB.
--as-create <q|f> <a|r> creates an AS database entry
[q] quick AS creating.
[f] full AS creating. Media is written.
[a] AS is appended to the list in the ASDB.
[r] AS entry replaces relying ASDB entry.
--as-deact <X> deactivate ASDB entry number X (value between 1-10).
--as-del <X> delete ASDB entry number X (value between 1-10).
--as-load <file> load an ASDB from a file. Experimental.
--as-save <file> save ASDB into file. PX-755 export maybe buggy.
--as-view view complete ASDB list.
--bitset+r [on|off] enable / disable Bitsetting for DVD+R.
[on] defines DVD+R as DVD-ROM media.
[off] keeps DVD+R media as what it is.
--bitset+rdl [on|off] enable / disable Bitsetting for DVD+R DL.
[on] define DVD+R DL media as DVD-ROM media.
[off] keeps DVD+R DL media as what it is.
-c --current show current status of selected DEVICE.
-h --help show help.
-l --scan search all busses and list detected drives.
-s --supported show features supported by selected DEVICE.
-v show output in verbose mode.
--gigarec <state> set GigaRec to <state>, which is a value in the
range of 0.6, 0.7, ..., 1.3, 1.4 or off.
--hcdr [on|off] enable / disable Hide-CDR.
[on] enable Hide-CDR. Defeating ATIP protection.
[off] disable Hide-CDR.
--[un]lock lock / unlock media in the selected CD/DVD drive.
--lock enable lock mode. Media can not be removed.
--unlock disable lock mode. Media can be removed.
--PlexEraser <quick|full> WARNING: command destroys your media.
[quick] destroy only the lead in of CD/DVD media.
[full] destroy complete CD/DVD media.
-powerec [on|off] enable / disable PoweRec.
[on] enable PoweRec. enabled by default.
[off] disable PoweRec.
--nosecurec disable SecuRec.
--securec <passwd> enable SecuRec and use a given password. <passwd>
must have at least four, but not more than ten characters.
--silent [on|off] enable / disable SilentMode
[on] enables SilentMode. This will give you access to
further speed and read settings. Default is on.
[off] disables SilentMode.
--sm-access <slow|fast> set access time to slow or fast. This has only
an affect in combination with CD/DVD speed setting.
--sm-cd-rd <spd> set maximum read speed for CDs. Default is 32x.
Select spd value from 4, 8, 24, 32, 40, 48.
--sm-cd-wr <spd> set maximum write speed for CDs. Default is 32x.
Select spd value from 4, 8, 16, 32, 48.
--sm-dvd-rd <spd> set maximum read speed for DVDs. Default is 12x.
Select spd value from 2, 5, 8, 12, 16.
--sm-dvd-wr <spd> set maximun write speed for DVDs. Default is 8x.
Select spd value from 4, 6, 8, 12, 16.
--sm-eject <spd> set tray eject speed. Default is 0.
Select spd value from 0, 1, ..., 80.
--sm-load <spd> set tray load speed. Default is 63.
Select spd value from 0, 1, ... , 80.
--sm-nosave do not save SilentMode settings
--sss [on|off] enable / disable SingleSession. Default is off.
[on] enable SingleSession mode for CD.
[off] disable SingleSession mode for CD.
--dvd-testwrite [on|off] enable / disable DVD+R writing simulation
[on] enable DVD+R writing simulation mode
[off] disable DVD+R writing simulation mode
--spdread [on|off] enable / disable SpeedRead
[on] enable SpeedRead. Disable Rip Lock.
[off] disable SpeedRead. Set Rip Lock.
--varirec-cd <pwr> set VariRec power for CD writing or set it to off.
Select value -4, -3, -2, -1, 0, +2, +2, +3, +4
--varirec-cd-strategy <str> select writing strategy for CDs depending
on the used dye (Azo, Cyanine, PhtaloCyanine):
select: default, azo, cya, pha, phb, phc, phd
--varirec-dvd <pwr> set VariRec power for DVD writing or set it to off.
--varirec-dvd-strategy <str> select a predefined DVD writing strategy.
select value 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
pxcontrol /dev/hdc --supported
show features that are supported by drive hdc.
pxcontrol /dev/hda --as-create q a
create a new ASDB entry for device hda and the
inserted DVD media. Strategy is created quickly
and appended to the already existing ASDB list.
pxcontrol /dev/sda --gigarec 0.9
prepare CD for GigaRec 0.9 recording. Use cdrskin
or cdrdao/k3b for writing process.