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DVD-writable/recordable Media Table & writing/recording Support by Pioneer DVD/CD Writers

Media Table supported by DVR-109 series

››DVD-writable madia table supported by DVR-109 Series
Media type 1X-speed 2X-speed 4X-speed 6X-speed 8X-speed 16X-speed
Writing speed 1X 2X 1X 2X 1X 2X 4X 6X 1X 2X 4X 6X 1X 2X 4X 6X 8x 12x 16x 1X 2X 4X 6X 8x 12x 16x
DVD-R OK X     OK OK OK           X*1 X*1 OK OK*1 OK*1 OK*1   X*1 X*1 OK OK*1 OK*1 OK*1 OK*1
DVD-R DL           OK*2 OK*2 OK*2                                    
DVD-RW OK   OK OK X OK OK   X OK OK OK                            

Media type 2.4X-speed 4X-speed 8X-speed 16X-speed
Writing speed 2.4X 4X 6X 2.4X 4X 2.4X 3.3X 4X 6X 8X 12X 16x 2.4X 4X 6X 8X 12X 16x
DVD+R OK     OK OK OK   OK OK*1 OK*1 OK*1   OK OK OK*1 OK*1 OK*1 OK*1
DVD+R DL OK*2 OK*1 OK*1                              
DVD+RW OK     OK OK   OK*2   OK*2 OK*2                

*P: DVD-109 Series do not support 1X/2X speed writing on a 16X speed DVD-R media
*2: Starting with firmware revision 1.09
OK : Fully supported
OK*1: Writable/recordable with supported media only
OK*2: By the firmware for each media type ( Please refer to Pioneer's download page ), writable/recordable with supported media only.
X: Not supported. Writing/Recording action does not take place
 
Media Table supported by Other DVD/CD Writers

››DVD-R media table
The type of DVD-R for 1X for 4X DVD-R DL for 4X for 8X for 16X
Writing speed 1X 2X 2X 4X 1X 2X 4X 1X 2X 4X 6X 8x 12X 16x 1X 2X 4X 6X 8x 12X 16x
Pioneer's writer          
DVR-A03 OK OK*1 X X OK*2 OK*2 X OK*2 OK*2 X X X X X OK*2 OK*2 X X X X X
DVR-A04/DVR-104 OK OK*1 X X OK*2 OK*2 X OK*2 OK*2 X X X X X OK*2 OK*2 X X X X X
DVR-A05/DVR-105 OK OK*1 X X OK OK OK OK OK OK X X X X OK OK OK X X X X
DVR-A06/DVR-106D OK OK*1 X X OK OK OK OK OK OK X X X X OK OK OK X X X X
DVR-S606 OK OK*1 X X OK OK OK OK OK OK X X X X OK OK OK X X X X
DVR-A07XLA/DVR-A07XLB
DVR-107AXL/DVR-107BXL
DVR-S706
DVR-107D/DVR-107CHE
OK OK*1 X X OK OK OK OK OK OK OK*1 OK*1 X X OK OK OK X X X X
DVR-A08XLA/DVR-A08XLB
/DVR-A08XLC/DVR-S806
/DVR-108AXL/DVR-108BXL
/DVR-108EXL/DVR-108
OK OK*1 X X OK OK OK X X OK OK OK OK OK X X OK OK*3 OK*3 OK*3 OK*3
DVR-SK12D OK OK*1 X X OK OK X OK OK X X X X X OK OK X X X X X

OK : Fully supported
OK*1 : Writable/recordable with supported media only
OK*2 : Writable/recordable with the latest firmware ( Please refer to Pioneer's download page)
OK*3 : By latest firmware ( Please refer to Pioneer's download page), writable/recordable with supported media only
X : Not supported. Writing/Recording action does not take place

DVR-A07XLA/DVR-A07XLB/DVR-107AXL/DVR-107BXL/DVR-S706/DVR-107D/DVR-107CHE can support only 4x writing for 16x-speed DVD-R media.
 
››DVD-RW media table
The type of DVD-RW for 1X for 2X for 4X
Writing speed 1X 1X 2X 2X 4X
Pioneer's writer      
DVR-A03 OK OK*1 X X X
DVR-A04/DVR-104 OK OK*1 X X X
DVR-A05/DVR-105 OK OK OK X X
DVR-A06/DVR-106D OK OK OK X X
DVR-S606 OK OK OK X X
DVR-A07XLA/DVR-A07XLB
DVR-107AXL/DVR-107BXL
DVR-S706
DVR-107D/DVR-107CHE
OK OK OK OK OK
DVR-A08XLA/DVR-A08XLB
/DVR-A08XLC/DVR-S806
/DVR-108AXL/DVR-108BXL
/DVR-108EXL/DVR-108
OK OK OK OK OK
DVR-SK12D OK OK OK X X

OK : Fully supported
OK*1 : Writable/recordable with the latest firmware ( Please refer to Pioneer's download page)
X : Not supported. Writing/recording action does not take place
 
››DVD+R media table
The type of DVD+R for 2.4X Double Layer +R for 2.4X for 4X for 8X (Note1) for 16X
Writing speed 2.4X 4X 2.4X 2.4X 4X 2.4X 4X 6X 8X 12X 16X 2.4X 4X 6X 8X 12X 16X
Pioneer's writer          
DVR-A03 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DVR-A04/DVR-104 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DVR-A05/DVR-105 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DVR-A06/DVR-106D - - OK OK OK OK OK X X X X OK OK X X X X
DVR-S606 - - OK OK OK OK OK X X X X OK OK X X X X
DVR-A07XLA/DVR-A07XLB
DVR-107AXL/DVR-107BXL
DVR-S706
DVR-107D/DVR-107CHE
- - OK OK OK OK OK OK*1 OK*1 X X OK OK X X X X
DVR-A08XLA/DVR-A08XLB
/DVR-A08XLC/DVR-S806
/DVR-108AXL/DVR-108BXL
/DVR-108EXL/DVR-108
OK*1 OK*1 OK OK OK X OK OK*1 OK*1 OK*1 OK*1 X OK OK*2 OK*2 OK*2 OK*2
DVR-SK12D - - OK OK X OK X X X - - OK X X X - -
Note 1: Some of DVD/CD writers from the other manufactureres are reported to have malfunction to read or write/record on +R 8X media, this is not the case of Pioneer DVD/CD writers.

OK : Fully supported
OK*1 : Writable/recordable with supported media only
OK*2 : By latest firmware ( Please refer to Pioneer's download page), writable/recordable with supported media only
X : Not supported. Writing/recording action does not take place
- : Media not supported

DVR-A07XLA/DVR-A07XLB/DVR-107AXL/DVR-107BXL/DVR-S706/DVR-107D/DVR-107CHE can support only 4x writing for 16x -speed DVD+R media.
 
››DVD+RW media table
The type of DVD+RW for 2.4X for 4X for 8X
Writing speed 2.4X 2.4X 4X 3.3X 6X 8X
Pioneer's writer      
DVR-A03 - - - - - -
DVR-A04/DVR-104 - - - - - -
DVR-A05/DVR-105 - - - - - -
DVR-A06/DVR-106D OK OK X - - -
DVR-S606 OK OK X - - -
DVR-A07XLA/DVR-A07XLB
DVR-107AXL/DVR-107BXL
DVR-S706
DVR-107D/DVR-107CHE
OK OK OK - - -
DVR-A08XLA/DVR-A08XLB
/DVR-A08XLC/DVR-S806
/DVR-108AXL/DVR-108BXL
/DVR-108EXL/DVR-108
OK OK OK - - -
DVR-SK12D OK OK X - - -

OK : Fully supported
X : Not supported. Writing/recording action does not take place
- : Media not supported
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