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The DVR-109XL high speed DVD burner introduced today by Pioneer enables computer users to record data, photos and video onto DVD-R, DVD-RW, +R and +RW discs with ease. It also works with dual layer discs, increasing the capacity of a disc from 4.7 to 8.5 gigabytes for even more storage space.

The DVR-109XL offers many technologies unique to Pioneer, including:

  • Quiet Drive for minimal operating noise.
  • Liquid Crystal Control for optimum recording quality; Precision Recording to minimize the effects of long-term deterioration of re-recordable discs due to repeated writing.
  • Ultra Dynamic Resonance Absorber to reduce vibrations during high-speed recording and playback of discs.
Write Support
  • DVD-R 4.7GB, DVD-RW, DVD+R (single & double layer), DVD+RW
  • CD-R 700 (type 80), 650MB (type 74), CD-RW, Highspeed CD-RW, Ultraspeed CD-RW
Read Support
  • DVD-ROM, DVD-VIDEO (single & dual layer), DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R (single & double layer), DVD+RW & DVD-RAM
  • CD-ROM (Mode1 & 2), CD-ROM XA, CD-DA (CD Audio), Video CD, PhotoCD (single/multi-session), CD EXTRA, CD-Text, CD-R, CD-RW
  • ATA/ATAPI-5 and SFFCINF-8090i Ver. 5.11
  • PIO Mode 4, Multi Word DMA Mode 2, Ultra DMA Mode 2, Ultra DMA Mode 4 (Ultra DMA 66)
  • Analog Audio Output
Write Speed
  • 16x, 12x, 8x, 6x, 4x, 2x, 1x
  • 6x, 4x, 2x, 1x
  • 16x, 12x, 8x, 6x, 4x. 2.4x
  • 4x, 2.4x
  • 6x, 4x, 2.4x
  • 40x, 32x, 16x, 10x, 4x
  • 24x, 20x, 16x, 10x, 4x
Read Speed
  • Max 16x CAV
  • Max 12x CAV
  • Max 12x CAV
  • Max 8x CAV
  • Max 40x CAV
  • Max 40x CAV
  • Max 32x CAV
  • Max 40x CAV
  • Max 9.3x CAV
  • Max 9.3x CAV
Other Specifications
  • 120 msec
  • 130 msec
  • 130 msec
  • 130 msec
  • 2 Mbytes
  • Horizontal and Vertical
Description File Size
R9 16X & 8X Media Speed Charts 78 kb
Care and Maintenance of Media 57 kb
Description File Size
DVR-109 & DVR-509 Firmware update to version 1.58 993 kb
DVR Advanced Quiet-Drive Utility version 1.06
(has no negative impact on picture/sound quality)
250 kb
Device Info & firmware level detector 232 kb