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Postby gbono2 on Sun Jun 26, 2005 5:15 pm

Ok folks, I'm new to this dvd stuff. I need some opinions. i have 2 different spindles of blank dvds.
The first spindle is Memorex dvd+r, 8x, 4.2 gb. It has a mfg. id.: cmc mag & media type id e01.
The second spindle is Staples house brand dvd+r, 8x, 4.2 gb. It has a mfg. id.: mbipg101; mfg. name: moser baer india; media type id: r04

Now, my question - is this stuff junk?
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Sun Jun 26, 2005 6:14 pm

I've had good and bad Memorex CMCMAGE01 media.... so I can't say for that one. I have almost no experience with MBIL stuff so I can't help there either.

But the Memorex for sure can go either way :cry:
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Postby Bhairav on Sun Jun 26, 2005 11:59 pm

MBI discs are quite decent too. DOn't overspeed them, keep them at their rated speeds. Some can have PO spikes toward the end though.
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Postby Scour on Mon Jun 27, 2005 8:40 am


In the new c´t-magazine is a test of some media. MBI seems to be good and compatible for many writers
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