Teac DV-W58G DVD Writer
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1 3A Media 4xDVD+R (POMSC001002) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 DataTrack 4xDVD+R (DT-D02..02.) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Grade A Media 4xDVD-R (RITEKG04....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Infiniti 4xDVD+R (RICOHJPNR01) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Memorex 8xDVD+R (CMC MAG.E01) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 PrimeDisc 2.4xDVD+R (RITEK...D01) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Prodye 4xDVD-R (VDSPMSAB 01.) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 RiData 4xDVD-R (RITEKG04....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Ritek 4xDVD-R (RITEKG04....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 TDK 8xDVD+R (MBIPG101R04) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 TDK 4xDVD-R (TTG01.......) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Tevion 4xDVD+R (RITEK...R02) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 TX (Think Xtra) 4xDVD-R (GSC001......) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Verbatim (DataLifePlus) 8xDVD-R (MCC 02RG20) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
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Overall pretty good player.
Comments posted by pariscos from Greece, December 07, 2005. Rated this writer 7 of 10.
Actualy i Got a DV-W58G-A drive and I've had some trouble with this writter when it was a litle dusty. I own it for 16 month now and after i've opened it and cleaned it it works like new.
Writes any kind of disks even RAXON (known for being very cheap - about 30 cent/each) at speed of 4-8x. In this 16 month i've only screwed up about 20 DVD's and wit the old firmware i wasn't able to burt Verbatim 16X dvd's at any other speed but 2.4x. The burner does not recognise those.
Btw.. i wrote about 400 dvd's and over 100 cd's with it. I love it & i will keep it as long as it works.
Comments posted by Dorian from Romania, September 30, 2005. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
This is a very good dvd-rw. Recommended
Comments posted by happy_man from Romania, October 24, 2004. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
I have a trouble with "lead-out" errors! I upgrade the firmware to H4S3 and problem continues. I read few comments with the same trouble. I think this writer is not so good. I believe that next firmware corrects the problem.
Comments posted by Radek from Czech Republic, May 29, 2004. Rated this writer 2 of 10.
I have burned over 150 discs (DVD+R/-R, CD-R,CD-RW) and never without any problem! This one works just perfectly!
Comments posted by Starmaster from Finland, May 21, 2004. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
Comments posted by stonecityboys from HELLAS from Greece, March 12, 2004. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
Comments posted by AJ from Finland, February 05, 2004. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
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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.