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what is the best media and dvd writer for movie backups ?

Postby davey on Tue Feb 22, 2005 5:13 am

what is the best media and dvd writer for movie backups Quality being number one. I dont care how much it cost the media or the burner. I just want the best quality out there. Please give your opinions.
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Postby Jim on Tue Feb 22, 2005 6:00 am

Taiyo Yuden media. Check out the "search" button for comments on all the drives. You can then make your decision.

Here are some hints:

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Postby ETP on Tue Feb 22, 2005 7:27 am

Yes! TY/MIJ=Fugi +8X MIJ

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Plextor and Verbatim!

Postby steelly on Tue Feb 22, 2005 11:43 am

I have the Plextor 708A and the 712A. They have both been trouble free and burn great back-ups! I am extremely pleased with the Plextor 712A's ability to rip disc: it is quick and accurate! The bundled software that comes with the 712A is second to none, but I do burn with Nero 6. Please read the reviews on these two Plextor drives and you will concur with my opinion. Also, I plan to buy the Plextor 716A as soon as media becomes available at the retail level. I don't play the Prototype game. When double layer media becomes available by the millions: then I will buy the Plextor 716A.
As for media; Verbatim seems to have an edge as number 1. However, I also use Maxell & Fuji made in Japan DVD-R discs.
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