TDK DVD -R discs Incompatability (Panasonic DMREH50 DVD Recorder)

[qanda]This thread is about the Panasonic DIGA DMR-EH50. Click here to see full specs[/qanda]Tried using TDK DVD-R discs with this machine but they will not co-operate. Unfortunately it is quite difficult to get any other manufacturers product where I live as it would appear the largest profits are made from this manufacturer. These people do not realise it but they driving people like me to buying more over the net. Anyone else had similar problems with this disc?

@ lampgb,

Unfortunately stating you are have difficulties with “TDK DVD-R” Media doesn’t identify exactly what Media you are having difficulties with because the vast majority of TDK Branded Media is not actually manufactured by TDK (Tokyo Denki Kagaku (Tokyo Electronics and Chemicals)) but is sub-contracted to various Media manufactures.

The definitive means to accurately identify Media is by using the Media MID (Manufacture ID and Media Code) (Example: TDKG02) of the Media in question. To obtain the Media MID suggest using a software utility program similar to DVDInfo (