Skip navigation
This discussion is archived

BURNING DRIVE PROBELMS...

1457 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 6, 2011 7:15 AM by Topolinux RSS
Prince Moe Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Nov 12, 2010 2:25 PM
Hi

I have a macbook pro 15 running 10.5.8.
drive info : MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-868:

Firmware Revision: KB19
Interconnect: ATAPI
Burn Support: Yes (Apple Shipping Drive)
Cache: 0 KB
Reads DVD: Yes
CD-Write: -R, -RW
DVD-Write: -R, -RW
Write Strategies: CD-TAO, CD-SAO, DVD-DAO
Media: Insert media and refresh to show available burn speeds

I tried burning a dvd yesterday with:

1.) toast lite, toast titanium. but no luck. at first it was "preparing" for about 30 minutes so i cancelled it. and then the second try, here's the code i got:

a)the device failed to caliberate the laser power level for this media
b)sense key=medium error
sesne code=0x73, 0x03

2.) i tried burning with the application "burn" but it also did not function.

3.) i tried creating a burn folder but also no luck.
(whats the use of burn folder? if it doesnt work?) i tried then to burn data on a normal cd with creating a burn folder but also no luck.

4.)i just burned an audio cd with itunes and it went 100% fine.

i usually burn only (audio) cd's. but i never use any apps. i rather do it all through itunes as it is easier for me. why is this problem happening? and why cant i burn any dvds? i used a fuji dvd and also an apple dvd so the quality is there....

????

today i was also burning cd's and i burned 9 audio cds with no problem using itunes... by the 10th cd i got this message

"the attempt to burn a disc failed. the burn failed because of a medium write error."

help please.
thanks.
Mac OS X (10.4.11)

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.