FAQ for DVD/CD Media

DVD+R (plus R) media

NOTE: Using 8x DVD+R discs, and 4x DVD+R discs (DVD plus R)
RICOH DVD+R 8x and 4x discs are compliant with the new standard for high-speed recording. Such discs can only be used with a writer that supports these high-speed discs.
If you use discs in DVD+R writers that are not compliant those high-speed discs, it may cause the following problems.

  • Writing or reading errors
  • Damage to the data recorded

In order to avoid such problems, a firmware update for your DVD+R writer may be required. Please visit the following websites, or the manufacturer's website for the writer.

DVD+RW Alliance website

If you are using a RICOH MP5125A drive, please visit our Download website to update the firmware of your drive to the latest version.


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