[mythtv-users] OT: Anyone recommend DVD+RW 8X media

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 03:30:40 UTC 2006

On 12/2/06, Carl Fongheiser <carlfongheiser at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/2/06, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I regularly burn my shows to DVD+RW using mytharchive to play on a
> > standalone dvd player but I do this at 4X because the verbatum disks I have
> > only support that speed. I do have two drives that support 8X DVD+RW media
> > however I find it difficult to find 8X media and the reviews for the media
> > the I find are not so good. Anyone have a recommendation of good 8X media
> > that can be had in the US for less than $1/disk in a 25 or 50 pack.
> Unfortunately, when it comes to high speed RW media, good and inexpensive
> are incompatible.  The only stuff that I can find at that price point is
> Ritek -- not a name known for consistent high quality.
> I'm sure the 8x media will become cheaper in time, but the market just
> isn't there yet.

Ok. maybe I can relax that to $2/disk. I usually pay around $17 for a 25
pack of 4X DVD+RW media (Verbatim,  TDK). Both I have had
good success with.

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