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Old 11-16-11, 01:46 AM
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Can't initialize DVD-RW

I'm new to this forum, so hope I am in the right area.
I have a Pioneer DVR-530H-S recorder.
DVD-RW Compatibility Ver 1.1, Ver 1.1/2x, Ver 1.2/2-4x and Ver 1.2/2-6x.

TDK DVD-RW 4x 4.7gb single sided pack of new disc's.
Version 1.2 standard and supports 1-4x speed.

When I try to initialize a new DVD-RW disc in either VR or Video mode, It fails with "Could not initialize successfully".
I'm thinking maybe Firmware update or version problems.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-16-11, 07:16 AM
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Re: Can't initialize DVD-RW

Have you tried a different brand DVD-RW disc? Recorders can have issues with certain brands.

http://www.videohelp.com/dvdrecorder...-dvr-530h/1157
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Old 11-16-11, 10:28 AM
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Re: Can't initialize DVD-RW

try a Sharpie, you can write way more than your initials on it
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Old 11-16-11, 05:35 PM
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Re: Can't initialize DVD-RW

Thanks, I will try another brand. (seems a bit strange though seeing as TDK is such a big name and I can use there DVD-R with out any problems.
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