SP or LP on DVD Recorders.

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  1. cyber_who

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    On my Toshiba RD-XS32 I can select various recording qualities, i.e SP or LP.
    Now I can see that on the HDD the LP files would be smaller than the SP and take less space, does this translate across to when these files are copied to DVD-R/RW?
    Will I get more recodings on a disc if the recordings have been made using LP or does it become purely time dependant when making the DVD recordings?

    Sorry if this is a basic and stupid question but the whole HDD DVD recorder things is new to me and I have to say whilst I am very impressed with my RD-XS32 the manual is pants!
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    Yes - SP is effectively 2hrs per disk, LP is effectively 4hrs per disk so you can get double the quantity of video on any DVD-RW/-R. However SP is Full Resolution whereas LP isn't. So, quality wise, your better putting less on each disk - it's not as if DVD-Rs are expensive so maximise quality!
     

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