From: Retired Moderator
It "should" read DVD -R discs, but it won't write them, and most users have reported that the -R format is "more compatable" with the PS2....
You can use Nero CD-DVD Speed to see what the capabilities are of your drive, as far as reading, or DVD Info Pro, or a number of other utilities, I think perhaps it will read DVD-R, but this is not certain, but it definately will not write them, and this is the key for compatability for writing successful backups of PS2...
LG GSA H22L Firm 1.02
Samsung SH-203N Firm SB01
LiteOn SOHD-16P9S Firm FS0D