SuperDrive needs Firmware update for 4x Discs

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  1. arn
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    arn

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    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:
     
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    what drives were those gain Arn?
    this is good to know cause i'm buying a new one soon...
     
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  4. arn
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    arn

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

    arn
     
  5. macrumors regular

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    ya, but clicking requires effort ;)
    my computer wasn't going to the link and ya, i'm sorry, thank you for the info though!
     

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