I just got a 109.
Nero InfoTool 3.00 doesn't show any
letters or numbers after "DVR-109" in the
The original firmware shows as "1.17 05/02/03 PIONE"
The latest firmware is 1.40 right ?
I bought it in the USA (says it's manufactured in China).
The Pioneer Japan site shows several flavors of the 109.
DVR-A09XLA(B,C), DVR-109XLA1(B1,C1), DVR-109AXL(BXL,EXL)
which gets firmware DVRA09_FW140EU.EXE (1.0MB)
and DVR-109(BK) which gets DVR109_FW140EU.EXE (1.0MB).
This has me confused.
Plus I found numerous other firmware files on other Pioneer sites.
222627662DVR109_FW140.exe 979,707 bytes from Pioneer USA site
DVR109_FW140EU.EXE 979,707 bytes from Pioneer Aussy site
R109_FW140EU.EXE 979,822 bytes from Pioneer Europe site
and the many others from www.rpc1.org like
DVR109_FW140EUJ.EXE 996,454 bytes from the standard directory of
http://flashman.rpc1.org/Firmware along with the Buffalo firmware for
I want to start off with the "default" Pioneer firmware for this model.
Can anyone tell me for sure which one of the above that is ?
Do I need to take out the drive and look at the case to verify the
model number ?