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Dvdr-, Dvdr+

Discussion in 'Computer Components' started by Tony Roma, Nov 17, 2003.

  1. Tony Roma

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    I am thinking of getting a DVD Recorder for my pc, what are the differences between dvdr- and dvdr+ discs, and would it be better to buy a drive that can use both, forgive my ignorance on this, i am fairly new to Computers.....Cheers
     
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    SVP communications are selling the excellent Pioneer 106s for $86inc VAT (oem version) .So how much are you actually going to save by buying a single format drive?
     
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    £80 inc. from Dabs :eek:
     
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    From PC useage there is very little difference between plus and minus formats. The former (plus) has a few technical advantages that debatably make it more reliable when burning, but most minus drives have had improvements made to the basic design which have equalled or (in Pioneer's case) improved upon them.

    Given the cost of dual-format drives you might as well opt for one of those. Good models are available from Pioneer (106, A06):
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/prod...2hvd19wcm9kdWN0X292ZXJ2aWV3&product_uid=49638
    ...and Sony:
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/prod...2hvd19wcm9kdWN0X292ZXJ2aWV3&product_uid=52123

    If there is any likelihood of you buying a set-top DVD recorder in the lifespan of the drive/computer you should seriously think about an all format drive such as:
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/prod...2hvd19wcm9kdWN0X292ZXJ2aWV3&product_uid=54794
     
  6. Tony Roma

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    Cheers for the advice, i am considering the pioneer which looks good value.
     
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    I bought the Pioneer 106 from Dabs about a month ago and paid over £100 then.:mad:
    Can't believe how much it has reduced in such a short space of time but the burner was great value at the price i paid so i would definitely recommend the purchase.
     

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