many of the brands of media aren't actually made by the company selling them. To find out who actually manufactured the media you can use DVD Identifier.
Some of the best makes of media to try are Ritek G04/G05, Verbatim Metal AZO, Maxell and Taiyo Yuden.
The only recourse for power calibration errors with low quality media is to update the firmware for your drive and hope it works. Here's a link to the best firmware page to be found:
If you've never flashed a drive before I highly suggest checking out the forums there and read up on the process before attemting anything.