Sony DVD+R

Hui, very hard to read at this media. It´s not black lacquered, it´s just swaged

I see 5217457 +R 3C …

So should be MBI Made in 08/2015

Could be, afer I take a look at the cakebox theres some like India readable.

But this is the same brand which sell MBI-media Made in China

The other confusing thing is Sony sells media with MBI-code since years, but MBI produce(d) media with Sony-MID

Do all discs have this spikes after 3GB?
Maybe that’s the reason… not good enough for the Sony brand. So MBI sold them cheaply as faulty media or c-grade with a new label.

Only burned 5 of them, only totally different results. Some better ones also exist

Aztekk has written up a nice summary on how to identify the real manufacturer and the date of manufacture for the most common media types.
Deciphering the manufacturing date of your media (with pictures + all major mfg's!)

Writer: Pioneer DVR-215
Firmware: 1.22
Media: Extreme DVD+R 16x
MID: (SONY D21)
Burn Speed: 12x
Software: Nero 12 Ess.
Burned 2017
Scanned 2017

PLEXTOR BD-R PX-LB950SA 1.06, 4,36 GB burned at 8x

sold as “Sony 16x DVD+R”
MID: SONY D21
made in India by MBIL in 1/2009

PLEXTOR BD-R PX-LB950SA 1.06, 4,36 GB burned at 8x

sold as “Sony 16x DVD+R”
MID: SONY D21
made in India by MBIL in 1/2009

PIF-clusters seems to be standard with this media

Writer: Pioneer DVR-S21
Firmware: 1.00
Media: Extreme DVD+R 16x
MID: (SONY D21)
Burn Speed: 12x
Software: Nero 7
Burned 2018
Scanned 2018

Not bad for this media

Writer: LiteOn iHAS 122 B
Firmware: ZL03
Media: Sony DVD+R 16x Made in India
MID: (SONY D21)
Burn Speed: 16x
Software: Nero 7
Burned 2018
Scanned 2018

Not bad

Writer: Pioneer BDR-209D
Firmware: 1.34
Media: Sony DVD+R 16x Made in India
MID: (SONY D21)
Burn Speed: 16x
Software: Nero 7
Burned 2018
Scanned 2018

Similar to the LiteOn-burn

Recent MBI production or older stock?

Older stock, bought it some time ago on ebay

In the shops here I don´t have seen any Sony-media with SONY-MID since years, the last I bought had Ritek-MID

Writer: LG GH24NSC0
Firmware: LK00
Media: Sony DVD+R 16x Made in India
MID: (SONY D21)
Burn Speed: 16x
Software: Nero 7
Burned 2018
Scanned 2018

A bit better …

Writer: Pioneer DVR-S21
Firmware: 1.00
Media: Extreme DVD+R 16x
MID: (SONY D21)
Burn Speed: 12x
Software: Nero 7
Burned 2018
Scanned 2018

Very good result. But luck is needed, this media have a big vary in quality

Burned With: BENQ DW-1620 (WOPC OFF)
Read With: Various
Sold as: SONY DVD+R AccuCORE 16x DPR47L4
MID: Sony D21
Hub Code: SMM10805D16199000240340 (“45X5” on opposite side)
Stamper Code: DRP5GG0001 3G
Country of Manufacture: Japan (probably 2005 or so)



SonyD21_2

Decent media. I like the fact that it performs consistently along various drives.

Nice, but I don´t know this media was also produced in Japan. I remember my 8x Sony-media was made by Daxon in Taiwan and somewhere in Austria, my 16x-Sonys from Daxon or MBI

My Sony CD-R Jewel case says Made in Taiwan, but this one specifically says made in Japan. Sorry for the vertical vlip.

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