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arn
Sep 17, 2002, 10:17 PM
http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-17-2002/0001801071&EDATE=

The DVD Forum has established new standards for high-speed recordable
discs (4X for DVD-R and 2X for DVD-RW). Various media manufacturers have
begun production of these discs that will soon be available in the
marketplace. The source of the problem is a firmware "bug" in certain Pioneer
DVD-R/RW recorders and drives, and not with the high-speed media itself. As a
result, use of the new high-speed discs for recording on these particular
Pioneer products may cause damage to both the loaded disc and to the
drive/recorder. The following drives and recorders may be affected:

PyroTurtle
Sep 17, 2002, 11:37 PM
what drives were those gain Arn?
this is good to know cause i'm buying a new one soon...

MacBandit
Sep 17, 2002, 11:42 PM
www.xlr8yourmac.com has a pretty good wrap up on this today 09/17/02.

arn
Sep 17, 2002, 11:43 PM
Originally posted by PyroTurtle
what drives were those gain Arn?
this is good to know cause i'm buying a new one soon...

click through on the link... it lists all the affected models.

arn

PyroTurtle
Sep 17, 2002, 11:57 PM
ya, but clicking requires effort ;)
my computer wasn't going to the link and ya, i'm sorry, thank you for the info though!