I have bought a number of DVD-R 4x Bullpaq Orange from ebuyer. These discs were in the past on a Princo die and they worked perfectly with my NEC 1300a (at the time with the firmware 1.08).
Then the disks got changed in die (even if the external part is the same BullPaq Orange) and now they have ID: SKC Co.,Ltd.
With the SKC discs I had lots of problems with copies both recorded at 2x and at 4x with the firmware 1.08. These are backups of large content (around 4 GB) for console, done with DVDDecrypter.
The recording process would finish regularly but the discs were then not correctly read on my console (video skipping etc). So I ended up with many coasters.
I have now installed the latest unofficial firmware 1.0C (by herrie).
I thought that the SKC Co. disks were supported in it.
But I have the same problems and more coasters!
Enabling the verification in DVDDecrypter I get clear indication of errors towards the end part of the discs:
I 22:56:03 Verifying Sectors…
E 23:21:00 Failed to read Sector 2114144 - Unrecovered Read Error
E 23:21:00 Failed to Verify Sectors!
E 23:21:00 Operation Failed! - Duration: 00:24:56
Is there anything I can do to use the (many) SKC Co DVD-R discs I still have remaining?
Has anyone else had trouble with these discs and the Nec 1300a?