Pioneer a03 drive burnt out?

recently i have been having problems with my pioneer a03 dvd writer, it has stopped reading blank dvds after i inserted a 4x speed dvd-r into it.
It still reads films and audio cd etc. Is it time 4 me to purchase a new one or is the still a chance it may work with different media.

Originally posted by dashlee
recently i have been having problems with my pioneer a03 dvd writer, it has stopped reading blank dvds after i inserted a 4x speed dvd-r into it.
It still reads films and audio cd etc. Is it time 4 me to purchase a new one or is the still a chance it may work with different media.

It sure can be that your drive doesn’t recognize certain media. You might want to try to update your firmware, and see what happens. Perhaps, with the descent firmware, you can use these media you want to use…

Just try and see what happens :slight_smile:

i have the latest firmware on it at the moment and when i go to update it again wif the same version it says (0) drive sucessfully updated. Is there any way i can take that version of and try a different one.
Cheers