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Drive Identification

Postby loki74 on Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:56 am

OK, here's a question for you.

I BELIEVE I just purchased a Pioneer 2920Q.

The drive identifies itself as a DVR-216R.

Is that what the 2920Q identifies itself as, or did they send me the wrong drive?


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Re: Drive Identification

Postby Dartman on Mon Aug 10, 2009 3:27 am

It's probably the retail version of the drive that stores like Best Buy sell. I don't knw exactly what the retail store version is but they have done this with their drives for a while so I'd guess your OK but I'm sure somebody in here knows exactly what model that one is supposed to be.
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Re: Drive Identification

Postby Ian on Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:07 am

You got the right drive. For whatever reason, Pioneer Electronics (USA) insists on renaming all of their retail drives. In this case, the DVR-216R is sold as the DVR-2920Q.
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