Sony released a new firmware update for the DRU-530A and DRX-530UL DVD burners. Users are able to install the firmware in order to record DVD-R at 8x. The drive was initially released with 4x burning support for DVD-R. The new firmware is available here
. In related news, Optorite plans to release a coresponding firmware update for the DD0401 in the next 2 weeks.