Read and Write issues - 112D

Hello, i have a pioneer 112d disk drive which refuses to read or write CDs. I can burn dual layer DVDs with IMG burn, but when i insert a CD into the drive, IMG burn reads “device not ready (incompatible medium installed)”

this problem has been going on for a while, and i’ve been too lazy to solve it until now (need to boot this machine into linux). i’m certain that it could atleast read CDs when it was new. sometimes when i pop in a CD it seems to read fine, others it locks up explorer.

mobo = P5N32E 680i

any suggestions? thanks!

by the way, could somebody link me to the latest or most optimal driver and firmware? thanks

@VH45DEPower ,

Welcome to the Forum.

SOME Pioneer DVR-112 Drives had a manufacturing defect problem that the Drive after some amount of CD Read/Write cycles became unable to Read/Write CD Media.

Suggest reviewing the below Pioneer Web Link ->

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pn...923529,00.html

If you completely follow the above link you will be able to enter your Pioneer DVR-112D serial number and it will tell you if your particular Pioneer DVR-112D is one of the Pioneer DVR-112’s that has Read/Write CD Media problem.

Suggest reviewing the CD Freaks Pioneer DVD Burner Forum Read First posting titled “Post new firmware and tool ANNOUNCEMENTS here” (http://club.cdfreaks.com/f87/post-new-firmware-tool-announcements-here-210917) for the latest current Pioneer DVR-112D Firmware.

Regards,
bjkg

[quote=bjkg;1950945]@VH45DEPower ,

Welcome to the Forum.

SOME Pioneer DVR-112 Drives had a manufacturing defect problem that the Drive after some amount of CD Read/Write cycles became unable to Read/Write CD Media.

Suggest reviewing the below Pioneer Web Link ->

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pn...923529,00.html

If you completely follow the above link you will be able to enter your Pioneer DVR-112D serial number and it will tell you if your particular Pioneer DVR-112D is one of the Pioneer DVR-112’s that has Read/Write CD Media problem.

Suggest reviewing the CD Freaks Pioneer DVD Burner Forum Read First posting titled “Post new firmware and tool ANNOUNCEMENTS here” (http://club.cdfreaks.com/f87/post-new-firmware-tool-announcements-here-210917) for the latest current Pioneer DVR-112D Firmware.

Regards,
bjkg[/quote]

Link don’t work

Apologize for the none-functional link in posting #2.

The below Web Link works ->

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pna/v3/pg/top/cat/article/0,,2076_310069579_484923529,00.html

Regards,
bjkg