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Which DL media should I get?

Postby smapdi on Thu Apr 21, 2005 8:50 pm

Hey all, I was looking at meritline.com and their small number of DL media. I was wondering which would be the best/most compatible to get for my PX-716A.

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Postby Ian on Thu Apr 21, 2005 9:13 pm

If price isn't an issue.. then Verbatim is probably your best choice.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Thu Apr 21, 2005 11:36 pm

I think Ritek works alright in the Plextor PX-716a, but Verbatim is by far the better media :)
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Postby Ian on Thu Apr 21, 2005 11:50 pm

dolphinius_rex wrote:I think Ritek works alright in the Plextor PX-716a, but Verbatim is by far the better media :)


Yeah, its one of the few drives where it does work alright.
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Postby smapdi on Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:20 am

Hmm, I should have added that compatibility with other dvd drives is also an issue. But so far it looks like I'm getting some Verbatim discs.

Another question: Can regular PC DVD-ROM drives read DL media or no?
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Postby Ian on Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:41 am

smapdi wrote:Another question: Can regular PC DVD-ROM drives read DL media or no?


It really depends on the drive. I've found that most newer drives can, at least if you set the book type to DVD-ROM.
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