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1 BenQ 4xDVD-R (SONY04D1....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Dataware 8xDVD-R (TYG02.......) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Datawrite Classic Yellow 8xDVD+R (PRODISC.R03) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Fullmark 4xDVD+RW (PRODISC.W02) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
2 Gigaware 16xDVD+R (RICOHJPNR03) comments, 2 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 GQ (Great Quality) 8xDVD-R (TYG02.......) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Intact 2.4xDVD+R (CMC MAG.D01) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 JVC 8xDVD-R (MJC ME......) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 JVC 8xDVD+R (WFKA11..211) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Maxell 16xDVD+R (CMC MAG.M01) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Maxell 2xDVD-R (MXL RG01....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Memorex 16xDVD-R (MBI 01RG40..) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Memorex 8xDVD+R (MBIPG101R10) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Memorex 2.4xDVD+R (RITEK...D01) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Nashua 8xDVD-R (OPTODISCR008) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Philips 8xDVD+R (RITEK...S04) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Playo 2.4xDVD+R (RICOHJPND00) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Samsung (Pleomax) 4xDVD+RW (OPTODISCOP4) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Samsung (Pleomax) 4xDVD-RW (OPTODISCW004) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 SmartBuy 8xDVD-R (ProdiscF01..) comments, 0 good, 1 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Sony 8xDVD+R (YUDEN000T02) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 TDK 8xDVD-R (TTG02.......) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Verbatim (DataLifePlus) 4xDVD-RW (MCC 01RW4X) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
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Using a Maxell DVD-R 4.7GB, I have successfully burned a 2 hour movie and was able to play it on my standalone DVD player.
Comments posted by visualfx from United States, October 29, 2008. Rated this writer 8 of 10.
The reason why I about this burner is because it was recommended for the make and model of my laptop. So far no problems with this DVD burner. I've updated the firmware to 103D (through dell support website). I have used Maxell DVD+R 4.7GB media, and Fujifilm DVD+R DL 8.5GB media to burned movies on them and plays with no problems with my standalone DVD player.
Comments posted by visualfx from United States, October 29, 2008. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
I've had only one problem with it and that was with the media I put up. Memorex DVD-R 4.7GB manufacture MBI 01RG04. I recently got a list of working media that seems to be 100% accurate from the looks of it alone. I don't know about the other firmware since 1.N0 is what I have.
It seems to be accurate since MBI 01RG04 (Memorex DVD-R 4.7gb) was't on the list and it did show up as "illegal disc." Apparently there are 555 types of media that are writable on this drive with firmware 1.N0.
I rated this above average because it's new, it still works after a month and I've not any other problems with it lately, just stuck with a bunch of dvds I can't burn on this writer but it's able to read them pretty well. Doesn't make sense.
Comments posted by nouseforaname from United States, June 01, 2008. Rated this writer 6 of 10.
ive had this drive for a year now, it has written all of my media, the only problem i have with it is i have found it only to write one type of dual layer dvd and that was a memorex brand. Apart from that i would of give it 10 points but only 8 for the lacking in dual layer media support.
Comments posted by doughy from United Kingdom, February 24, 2007. Rated this writer 8 of 10.
no DVD-R Dual Layer writing...it's a fraud that writes all formats...
Comments posted by spiros from Greece, June 08, 2006. Rated this writer 5 of 10.
Recived it from for Inspiron 6000 notebook as a replacement of Toshiba Samsung TS-L532B
Unclear specs. It is supposed to read and write both + and -R Dl dvd discs, but Nero InfoTools reports:
Read DVD-R DL : No
Write DVD-R DL : No
So far it seems marginal. Failes to even read home burned discs which read OK in other drives. Extremaly slow copying disks with Dell included Sonic software, and resulting copy will not play in tv-DVD player.
Same disks used OK in an old desktop Emprex burner.
Disks by GQ, reported by Nero Speed to be:
DVD +R SONY D11(000)
DVD -R SONY SONY08D1
Will retry with Nero 7
Comments posted by VictorH from United States, May 15, 2006. Rated this writer No rating.
| Column Explanation:
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New comments= New comments since your last visit.
New Writer = New DVD Writer since your last vist.
Original Equipment Manufacturer.
The manufacturer of the main chipset the DVD writer/recorder is based on.
Write support / Read support
DVD-R = Works
DVD-R? = Not tested
Single Layer(4.7GB) write speeds
1x (CLV) = about 58 minutes
2x (CLV) = about 29 minutes
2.4x (CLV) = about 24 minutes
4x (CLV) = about 14.5 minutes
6x (CLV/ZCLV) = about 10-12 minutes
8x (PCAV/ZCLV) = about 8-10 minutes
12x (PCAV/ZCLV) = about 6.5-7.5 minutes
16x (CAV/ZCLV) = about 6-7 minutes
Dual/Double Layer(8.5GB) write speeds
1x CLV = about 105 minutes
2.4x CLV = about 44 minutes
4x CLV = about 27 minutes
Single Layer (4.7GB) read speeds
1x read speed is 1.321MB/s = ~56 minutes
6x CAV (avg. ~4x) read speed is max 7.93MB/s = ~14 minutes
8x CAV (avg. ~6x) read speed is max 10.57MB/s = ~10 minutes
12x CAV (avg. ~8x) read speed is max 15.85MB/s = ~7 minutes
16x CAV (avg. ~12x) read speed is max 21.13MB/s = ~5 minutes
DVD Write types
CAV = Constant Angular Velocity, the DVD is written at a constantly increasing speed.
CLV = Constant Linear Velocity, the DVD is written at a constant speed.
ZCLV = Zone Constant Linear Velocity, the DVD is divided into zones. After each zone the write speed is increased.
PCAV = Partial Constant Angular Velocity, the DVD is being written at an increasing speed until a certain speed. After this speed it will not increase anymore.
Desktop = Standalone desktop DVD Recorder
EIDE = Computer DVD Writer with EIDE/IDE connection
SCSI = Computer DVD Writer with SCSI connection
USB = Computer desktop DVD Writer with USB 2.0 or/and 1.1 connection
FireWire = Computer desktop DVD Writer with IEEE 1394/FireWire/i.Link connection (some standalone desktop dvd recorder supports this also but then it is usually to connect your DV camera to the recorder)
The first rating is based on a weighted rank (the true Bayesian), it requires at least 5 votes to get a weighted rating.
The second rating between the ( ) is a normal average rating.
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