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Re: [OT]DVD-ROM supports DVD+ or -R ??



On Sun, 2004-06-13 at 20:06, Pedro Fernandes Macedo wrote:
> Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> 
> >Guys,
> >
> >	I have a matshita ujda740 DVD-ROM/CDRW drive on my laptop (D600)
> >
> >There's a plextor DVD+/-RW writer in the office and I wonder what
> >sort/how to find out the compatiblity between disc written in the +R or
> >-R format and whether the laptop dvd-rom drive can read it.
> >
> >What's the best "rule-of-thumb" to figure out compability?
> >
> >I wish they would get their act together and not make end-users when up
> >with a betamax vs vhs war!!
> >
> >
> >  
> >
>  From what I read , -R has about 90% compatibility and +R has 80%... But 
> so far I've only tested -R (+R media is hard to find here...). On all 
> drives that I tested , it worked perfectly. From my old dvd drive to my 
> dvd player (which is at least 3 years old) , all managed to read DVD-RW 
> media...  So I believe the best choice is -R. (But I reccomend getting a 
> -RW disc first to test...)

That;s what I read too. I finally taken the plunge and yeS! it works..

I believe the key here is the Logo. They have diff logos for DVD-R and DVD+R. My Laptop
has the logo for the -R's




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