I’ve always wanted the pioneer drive.. Basically, the drive supports almost every format you could possible want! I bought a G4 Mac mini in early with a 4x SuperDrive in it. Don’t use bulk or no-name media. Dec 31, Another alternative I have is to try Acer e-recovery: So, another anecdotal tale:

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Unless you have a good reason for this and find a helpful service rep. And get a price for it to be exchanged. Always read the small print!!

Leave a Reply Cancel reply. If you are happy with stuff built in Mexico, be my guest.

I placed a service call with Apple and should be getting a replacement drive installed next week. I never wanted another Matshita Drive after the one in my old iMac G Using the Apple software also rejects the media.

I presume firmware from B has software block for flashing on other oem matshits and it would need hacking. You think that if it is produced in Japan it will work better?

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These get used over and over. I complained, and they took that one back and sent me another one… but it turns out it has a faulty DVD drive as well or perhaps, gasp, its the original imac again! I’ve always wanted the pioneer drive.

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Well first You say that Matsushita are known to be compatible with most of the media. OBS Studio screen recording and streaming guid Anyone know a way around this?

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What issues are you having? Basically, the drive supports almost every format you could possible want! When I burned them at 2x they were OK on all machines. Tom Lee on December 10, at 6: The OS sees the drive and loads it back but still the same prob. So who does this efect, well for one my kids that got a leggal version of Bob the Builder from thier grandmar in the UK.

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If Apple is not answering our mails and calls for months, it is because they have no other solution than an expensive hardware exchange: Who would you ask about that? I totally agree, the Apple Superdrives are appallingly picky about the media you use and what burn speed you get. When you put a DVD into these units, you will be very lucky if you happen to pick a brand of media that these units actually like. Therefore, since the drive maker or OEM reseller does not want to create ill will with their customers, they can reset the locking counter.


So the only thing i can do is buying a new drive? I would like to help him out, but want to make sure that I get the right stuff and that it will work. So I flashed it to D and it seems to work — only did this last night so time will tell.

Contact Us VideoHelp Top. Is their a simply fix, like giving the drive a squeeze or is it another case of Matshita Drives being a bag of crap yet again: The driver may be corrupted or missing.

I find that odd! As for region locking, this is a scheme created by the motion picture industry, not the drive maker.