Firmware information
  CD−R CD−RW DVD−R DVD−RW DVD+R DVD+RW DVD+R DL DVD−R DL DVD−RAM
Strategies 1.07BF 1.05 1.16C 1.11 1.16CF 1.11 1.15A 1.15A 1.13BF
Bitsetting   No No Yes  
Date1 (*) 2006-12-22
Date2 (*) 2006-12-15

(*) Date 1 seems to be related to the strategy version while date 2 seems to be related to the main firmware code

The following firmwares are included:

This is Sony's 1.72 firmware for the AW-G170A drive (Optiarc AD-7170A OEM)