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Archive of posts tagged DVD+R

Vinpower Unveils Optiarc 5290S PLUS Overburning DVD+R DL Recorder

Vinpower Digital announced its new Optiarc 5290S PLUS optical disc recorder with DVD+R DL overburning capability.

LG Super Multi Blue Rewriter BH08LS20 Review

The Super Multi Blue Internal Blu-ray Disc Rewriter BH08LS20 is far more than just a mouthful to say. Not only is it the latest and greatest optical disc recorder from LG Electronics, it’s chock-full of handy features, turns heads with its speedy operation and is an amiable PC storage companion.

Plextor PX-B900A Blu-ray Disc Recorder Review

Promising a peerless high-definition video experience and oodles of removable storage space, Blu-ray Disc (BD) burners immediately command attention. But while hardware and blank media prices remain relatively high, such tools open a new world to hobbyists and fill an essential role for video professionals. Comparable in price ($999) to Pioneer’s BDR-101A, but with a [...]

Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc (BD) Recorder Review

With high performance and capacity of 25GB per layer of recording, Blu-ray Disc (BD) promises a brave new world of abundant storage and lively movies brimming with high-definition video, multi-channel audio, and unprecedented interactivity. Until now, all this has been so much talk, but BD devices and software are finally on the move with Pioneer [...]

Pioneer DVR-A08XL Review

Pioneer Electronics’ DVR-A08 is a superior unit packing practical features with winning double layer writing performance to make it an excellent choice for use in any video authoring or production environment.

HP LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling Review

What’s the best way to label a disc — marker? sticker? printer? The inventive folks at Hewlett-Packard think they have the answer with LightScribe, promising slick labels with fewer hassles. But does HP’s LightScribe live up to the hype?

Lite-On SOHW-1213S Review

Attractively priced at $119, Lite-On’s SOHW-1213S isn’t the swiftest, most featured, or most technically advanced recorder on the market but still offers faster-than-8X DVD+R performance and furious CD operation for the budget-conscious.

Philips Introduces All Speed 16x DVD+R Disc

Philips Electronics announced that its latest blank DVD+R disc is the first to be approved for 1x to 16x recording speeds.

Our Discs are Sealed

Isn’t it amazing that for all of the careful design they put into CD and DVD technology, the engineers never stopped to consider how discs might be labeled on the desktop? Thankfully, the marketplace has come to the rescue with its own solutions—some good, some not so good, but all ingenious in their own regard.

Storage Is A Many Splendored Thing

From time to time we all may be guilty of a single-minded devotion to one or another storage format – be it DVD-RAM, CD-R, hard disk, tape or whatever. Such was the message underlying the 1999 Technology and Manufacturing Conference of the International Recording Media Association (IRMA), held in Scottsdale, AZ – that we shouldn’t [...]

Questioning DVD Duplication

Thanks to inexpensive media, advances in high speed writing, broad based compatibility and the continuing move to just-in-time delivery, CD-R and CD-R duplication have ignited a revolution in the world of CD manufacturing and are poised to bring about the elimination of low run CD replication. However, is it fair to assume that DVD will [...]