Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

On intel macbook dual 2Ghz with Matshita DVD-R UJ 857 drive

Trying to burn DVD with toast titanium or Mac Book's built-in software will throw:

medium error, sense code = 0x73, 0x03
peripheral couldn't calibrate power of the laser required for medium

Some DVDs will actually work, but others won't.

What calibration means do I have to be able to burn on unrecognized media?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

I had this error, it turned out that I had a defective drive and managed to get it replaced by Apple. I have also heard stories of people using compressed air to clear dust from their drives; with mixed results.

Hope this helps.

Ross

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.