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Old 06-15-2013, 03:46 PM
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Can MK4 read DL disks?

Hi guys,
The Nav in my 2005 E53 is failing to read the map disk more and more frequently.
I have a backup High ISO but its 6.4GB (DVD9) in size, which will only fit on a DL (dual layer) disk.
Would anyone know if this should be readable on a MK4 unit? I've only managed to get hold of DVD+R DL 8.5GB and these definitely don't seem to be readable. As far as I know only -R are compatible?

Thanks in advance for any advice/experience
Cheers, Kevin

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Old 06-15-2013, 07:51 PM
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i thought V32 (4/2-00) can read the dual layers... maybe i am wrong...
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Old 06-16-2013, 03:43 PM
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It can, but many MKIV units have difficulty reading copied disks. OP, try an original factory dual layer disk and see if that works any better.
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Old 07-19-2013, 06:05 AM
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Kev, cut the disc image down so it fits on a SL disc mate, thats what I have done.

Even with the DL OS update (v31/v32) the mk4 is getting on a bit, so don't expect it to work 100% or the time, especially with backups.
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