Teac DV-W50E DVD Writer
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1 Arita 4xDVD-R (RITEKG04....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Bulkpaq 4xDVD-R (PRINCO......) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Datawrite Classic Yellow 1xDVD-R (PRINCO......) comments, 0 good, 1 mixed, 0 poor.
1 EMTEC 1xDVD-R (LGE.........) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Fujifilm 2xDVD-R (PVC001001) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Generic/Unbranded 4xDVD-R (MUST 001....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 LG 1xDVD-R (LGE.........) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Magnex 1xDVD-R (OPTODISCK001) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Memorex 1xDVD-R (CMC00RG200..) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Msonic 4xDVD-R (ProdiscF01..) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Nanya 4xDVD-R (NANYA-JC001) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Optodisc 1xDVD-R (OPTODISC....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Optodisc 1xDVD-RW (OPTODISCK001) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Princo 4xDVD-R (PRINCO......) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
1 Shintaro 4xDVD-R (PRINCO......) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 SKC 1xDVD-R (SKC Co.,Ltd.) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Sky Pro 4xDVD-R (AML.........) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Sony 1xDVD-R (SONY........) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Taroko 1xDVD-R (TAROKO-X2...) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 TDK 2xDVD-R (MXL RG01....) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 That's Write! 1xDVD-R (LD..........) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Verbatim (DataLifePlus) 2xDVD-R (MCC 00RG200) comments, 1 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
1 Vivastar 1xDVD-R (VIVASTAR....) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 0 poor.
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Got one of these as i could not get hold of an A-05. Simply, fantastic, copied all i thrown at it, even copied a film on the fly. Think it's an A-05 in a teac case. Well worth the money
Comments posted by Monkey from Other, October 25, 2003. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
This burner has been smooth as silk on everything I've thrown at it. If it has any flaw, it's that I have not been able to rip a DVD at higher than 2.2x. However, backing up my DVDs has become so much easier and faster than my old SVCD on CDR methods that it's still all good.
Comments posted by Danimal from Other, May 11, 2003. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
The very best DVD-CD writer.
Good work no problem.
TEST Writer:DVD-Princo ID:TDKG02
-Thats Write ID:Lead Data
Comments posted by kaldium from Other, April 02, 2003. Rated this writer No rating.
Very Good DVD-R Writer!
No problem writing General low cost DVD-R.
Good compatibility with Home DVD Player and PSX2.
Comments posted by mikithor from Other, March 15, 2003. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
Comments posted by mauro from Other, March 07, 2003. Rated this writer 7 of 10.
Seems to be based on a Pioneer AO5 OEM according to CDRlabs. Test results on Tomshardware suggest the same.
This raises the question on firmaware updates for media compatibility, none available on Teac's site as of today.
Comments posted by Ingi from Other, February 20, 2003. Rated this writer No rating.
I have no Problems with this writer. It has firmware 1.10. Some disks like Traxdata 2x and Imation 1x. are incompatible with this drive.
Traxdata 1x, Verbatim 4x, TDK 2x and Fujitsu 2x all can be written without a problem.
DVD-Rs play without a problem on my Aiwa XV 370 and Toshiba 210E.
Verbatim 4x disks can be written in 14 mins at 4x speed. CDs can be read in RAW-modus. I would have rated it a 10, but DVDs are only read at 2.7 speed.
Comments posted by Xenophon Zarkadas from Other, January 30, 2003. Rated this writer 8 of 10.
No problems to build video-DVD and data-dvd.
Tested media: Verbatim DVD-R(2x) 5Eur, Intenso DVD-R(1x) 2,50Eur,
Intenso DVD-RW(1x) 5Eur.
All selfmade video-dvd's compatible with my Mustek DVD V56L-5C.
Video-DVD-authoring and burning with Ulead VideoStudio 6.
Data-DVD burning with Nero 126.96.36.199
Comments posted by mdumbsky from Other, December 29, 2002. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
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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.