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    Jan 12, 2011
    need a new burner for my g5.. help!!
    hi all, iv had my g5 for over 5 years now & my burner is starting to play up.. i burn 1 or 2 dvd's then doesn't burn the next 2 or sometimes it doesn't read the dvd i have just burnt. the burner that i have at the moment is the PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-109 (i know it's old so yeah i need a new burner that will burn dvd's, cdr's etc.. i am currently in the u.k so any shop or website in england would be preffered. im running leopard 10.5.8 so any writer recomendations that would work on my g5 would be much appreciated


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    Oct 22, 2007
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    I would get another Pioneer unit like the 110 or above. They are good drives, perhaps yours just needs a good dusting, but replacement drives are cheap and easily replaceable, and the pioneer drives just plug in and work without needing drivers

    Just use Froogle and there are plenty of suppliers in the UK, I upgraded the drive in my ageing G4 with a Pioneer 115 and had no problems
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    Jan 12, 2011
    cheers mate, will prob do the cleaning before i buy another.. cheers mate

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