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Recorder is LG LRY-517 (2005) Recent months records RW but not Sony+R X16. Does not even play the Sony disc recorded and finalized on another unit. When we put in the permanent Sony blank the screen indicates that it is a RW and asks if we want to intialize it. Some older discs I've used with other brands at 1 -8 X play but I don't think record. Would like a recommendation for DVD Disc brands. -R or +R?

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You might like to know that this recorder works well with DVD+R, DVD-R and DVD-RW but is known to not work well with DVD+RW. This is likely to be the main cause of your problem if you experience these problems and find it happens mostly with DVD+RW.

If the problem occurs across all formats a DVD cleaning disk should help the problem.

Hope this helps. Please do rate my answer. Thanks.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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