Thanks for your time M-32-europe born and raised NYC Heres my equation dvd9 dvddecryptor dvd2one1.2.0. recordnow max 4.5 Im using maxell 4x 2.00 version for my masters requardless what i set the recording speed i set recordmax it will burn x4 with the maxells... first question or problem 1 when i burn from hdd to my masters do i have quality loss because im burning x4 ??? 2 during production i use ritek g03 printable x1. can i switch safely to ritek x4 printable ??? is there playback compadibility issues with burning x4???? 3 have you heard of img tool??? is this good??? 4 is it not mandatory for you to put an AUDIO_TS folder when you burn dvd movies??? Im fully aware of firmware issues Ive sent my pioneer burners for firmware update in preparation for the new g04? What can you tell me ?????