Memorex 8x4 Dual-X Internal DVD Writer
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1 Digital Matrix 4xDVD+R (MEDIA ID001) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Memorex 4xDVD-R (CMC MAG. AF1) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
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Can anybody tell me who the OEM for this drive is? I know the plain 4x4 version is pioneer, and there is an 8x8 version coming that is likely a a07 pioneer, but pioneer doesn't list any 8x4 drives on their site.
also can someone confirm if Compusa/princo media works or not?
Comments posted by Blargle from United States, February 12, 2004. Rated this writer No rating.
Bought 2 of these drives the week they were released, bought another a week later and made it an external, have not had any problems yet. Verbatim (silver tops w/silver writing) and Memorex (both Ricoh) burn at 8x. I have burned about 300-500 dvds, I have to rate it a 10 since I have not had a problem, only coasters were either my fault or pc problem.
Comments posted by joe synistr from Other, January 04, 2004. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
I bought this drive a couple of weeks and have not had any problems with it yet. I've burned about 20 DVDs already w/o any coasters. The only problem/concern I have so far is that I haven't found any media yet that will burn at the advertised 8x speed. The best I can get is 4x ... any suggestions?
Comments posted by Paul Yoo from Other, January 02, 2004. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
Need some help with this dvd-writer. I buy 3 weeks ago i am using CompUsa Dvd-R to make backup of my dvd movies when i play it in my stand alone dvd player panasonic rv31
get bad results.
When the movie start its al well but after the movie advance to 3/4 start to get pixelations and frozen image.
I take the disk to the drv-writer in the pc and play it and also there have frozen image problem.
I take one of my blank dvd disk to a friend that have a lg dvd-writer and my movie and he make a backup for me. that plays fine in my stand alone player and even in my pc-dvd writer.
Comments posted by dvdblaster from Other, December 31, 2003. Rated this writer No rating.
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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.