Hi everybody, you should try this new firmware for your Pioneer DVR-107/A07 writer. It has been patched by NIL and allows 12X rip speed for all your DVD-Videos!!!
All your DVD-R media (not +R!!!) can be written at 8X speed now but it is not adviced to burn your 1-2X speed media at 8X. You may damage your drive or media. You've been warned that applying the modified firmware voids the waranty of your drive!!!
Firmwares on Flashman's site http://flashman.rpc-1.com
Original firmware: v 1.05
Modified firmware: v1.05
http://flashman.rpc-1.com/Firmware/PIONEER/DVR-107D/Patched/DVR-107Dv1.05_RPC-1+12xRip+8xDVD-R_WINDOWS_XP.zip <--- Do read carefully the instructions in the readme file before applying the firmware!
Media compatibility: Always update your burning softwares to the latest version so as to prevent incompatibilities with your medias. Nero is in its 220.127.116.11 version.
Please, post your tests here and i'll try to update this thread as often as possible. Give your media code if possible.
With the official firmware rev 1.05, the only media that are allowed by Pioneer to be written at 6x and 8x are:
--> TTG01 (TDK Generation 1)
--> SONY08D1 (Sony 8x Generation 1)
--> TYG02 (Taiyo Yuden Generation 2)
--> FUJIFILM03 (Fuji Generation 3)
--> TTG02 (TDK Generation 2)
--> MXL RG03 (Maxel Generation 3)
Good burns at 8X with:
Good burns at 6X with:
Mixed results at 8X with:
AN31: Depends on the quality of your batch
PRINCO: Depends on the quality of your batch. From coaster to ok
RITEKG04: Some batches fails, but most seems ok
Coasters at 8X with:
CMC.MAG.AF1: Last 30% of the disc is unreadable at 8x
LEADDATA01: Last 10% of the disc is unreadable at 8x
MXL RG02: Last 30% is unreadable at 8x
MCI4XG01: Fails to start writing
VANGUARD: Fails while writing
VDSPMSAB01: Fails while writing
VDSPSAB01: Fails while writing
dvsn: Fails to start writing
OPTODISCK001: The part that is written at 8x is unreadable
GSC001: The last 5% is unreadable
Disc with no ID: The last 40% is unreadable
VDSPMSAB01: Fails shortly after the shift to 8x with the error message "Write error".
For some media that can't be burnt at 8X, try to lower the write speed to 6X. That should be OK.
AND A SPECIAL THANKS FOR OC-Freak FOR ALL HIS TESTS