FAQ for the MP5125A Drive

High speed disc compatibility information

NOTE: This page provides answers to FAQs on the compatibility between the RICOH MP5125A drive and high speed DVD+R discs (1-4x and 1-8x DVD+R discs).
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Is it possible to use the 1-4x and 1-8x DVD+R discs in the MP5125A drive?

It is possible if you update the drive's firmware to version 1.51 or later.

What might happen if 1-4x and 1-8x DVD+R discs are used in a MP5125A drive without the right firmware?

Errors might occur when writing to the disc, making it impossible to write to the disc at all. (Please click here for more detailed information.)

If I update the firmware to the latest version, can I write at 8x?

Even if you update the firmware to the latest version, you cannot write at 8x.

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What do I need to do to check the firmware version of my MP5125A drive?

You can use the RFlash firmware update program to check the version of the firmware on your drive.

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