Showing results 1 to 1 of 1

Thread: Firmware for Pioneer BDR-TD03VA Laptop Drive

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Junior Member

    Join Date
    Sep 2019
    Posts
    1

    Default Firmware for Pioneer BDR-TD03VA Laptop Drive

    Hello!
    I got this BD-RE drive from an older Sony Vaio laptop and hooked it up to my PC via an USB->SATA adapter. I bought some RiDATA 4x BD-R discs and tried to backup some stuff from my laptop using ImgBurn on Windows 7 x64 however it says "Device Not Ready (Incompatible Medium Installed)" and the drive will not recognize the media. I am pretty sure the drive is fine since it was never used for reading or writing BD media and the DVD/CD writing and reading works fine however it's a very old drive (label says december 2010) and i have seen laptop DVD drives fail for no reason before. I tried searching for newer firmware for it, perhaps the newer RiDATA media would become compatible after an update but i had no luck locating such firmware.
    Can anyone help? Does anybody have any newer firmware for this burner? I do have laptops with SATA ports if the firmware update cannot be done via the USB->SATA adapter.
    Current FW is 1.00, HW 1.00
    Here is a picture of the drive label:
    https://i.imgur.com/25JlKeF.jpg
    And it's capabilities as shown by ImgBurn:
    https://i.imgur.com/7hkLYUW.png
    Thanks,
    Andy.
    Last edited by andyc; 28 Sep 2019 at 12:26 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Help - any way to extract Pioneer DVD drive firmware?
    By Gravydog in forum Firmware HQ Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 4 Apr 2011, 04:17 AM
  2. Pioneer firmware "bug" using 4X DVD-R may damage your drive
    By Ryptyde in forum DVD Blank Media, Burning, Recording Hardware
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 21 Jan 2004, 11:41 AM
  3. Pioneer DVR-A05/105 - New 1.30 Firmware
    By admin in forum DVD Blank Media, Burning, Recording Hardware
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 20 Oct 2003, 12:30 PM
  4. Pioneer Firmware
    By swanside1 in forum DVD Encoding and Playback
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11 Nov 2002, 06:26 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Rules

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •