Unable to use Ricoh DVD+RW Media

Hi,

I have just got some Ricoh DVD+RW media and when I try to burn data on them using Nero v6306, I get an illegal disc error. I’m using a Sony DRU500AX DVD burner with firmware 2.0c, WinXP Pro with SP1. DVD Identifier tells me the media is:


Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD+RW:RICOHJPN-W11-001]

Disc Type : [DVD+RW]
Manufacturer ID : [RICOHJPN]
Media Type ID : [W11]
Product Revision : [001]
Disc Application Code : [General Purpose]
Recording Speeds : [2.4x - 4x]
Blank Disc Capacity : [Not Supported By Method 2]

[DVD Identifier - http://DVD.Identifier.CDfreaks.com]

Has anyone experience any similar issues with this media and drive? Any information would greatly be appreciated.

Thanks in advance

Brian

Has anyone experience any similar issues with this media and drive?

Sooner or later RW media can produce most any known problem.

Remove any packet writing programs, then do a quick erase followed by a full erase. Try it again and see how it goes.

Doesn’t the Sony 500AX support only 2.4X DVD+RW writing? If so, would the 4X RW even work on it?

Originally posted by Bhairav
Doesn’t the Sony 500AX support only 2.4X DVD+RW writing? If so, would the 4X RW even work on it?

Good point, probly requires a FW update.