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Slimtype dvdrw ssm-8515s grs2 problem

My dvd rw can read and write on a normal cd but not on a dvd. i get a 'power calibration error' everytime i try to burn a dvd. it works well on a normal cd. the only problem is when i insert a dvd. it reads dvd sometimes but it takes too much time before it loads. it stops when it reads too. i can't find the right firmware for this burner. please help. thanks.

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  • Anonymous Jul 26, 2008

    power calibration

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    same problem,please help

  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    Almost the same problem. I can´t write DVDs. Some DVDs can be read by ssm-8515s, but not by onothers drvs. It is possible to see 3 different "write intensities" on media (something like laser led changing its power during the recording process). I´ve heard a guy in Seattle fixed this problem, but it´s necessary to deal with sites in japonese. Need help

  • dodongricoh Sep 25, 2008

    my aspire 5040 has a slimtype dvdrw ssm 8515s grs2 but it could not detect or read dvd but it operates to cd, do i need to do?

  • megarajp Nov 27, 2008

    Please someone help us

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    My Acer Aspire 5630 has the same DVD RW and the same problem

  • saanjay Dec 23, 2008

    I have the similar problem i can read and write on a CD but whenever i insert DVD, it takes a lot of time to read and gives power calibration error while writing. Please help


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Same pls help

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