Verbatim DVD+R SL media and Taiyo Yuden

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by nil_einne1, Sep 30, 2005.

  1. nil_einne1

    nil_einne1 Guest

    Hey all,

    Is DragonPC (aka Limited time=forever) still the cheapest place to buy
    Verbatim DVD+R SL blank media? What about -R? It's been a while since I
    ordered and since PriceSpy doesn't index media at a lot of stores and
    I'm lazy to ask thought I'd ask here. I'm sure there someone who's
    looked into it recently.

    Also anyone came across Taiyo Yuden media here other then the expensive

    nil_einne1, Sep 30, 2005
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  2. nil_einne1

    Chris Hope Guest

    I've never seen anywhere else you can buy Taiyo Yuden in NZ. I was
    considering buying some from the US when there was no stock of the
    Verbatim printable DVD-Rs in NZ for about 6 weeks or so. Once the
    freight was added the Taiyo Yudens were more expensive than though, and I checked out a few different places as well.

    I buy all my media from - haven't managed to find
    anyone else who can beat their prices for printable verbatim dvd-r and
    verbatim cdr.
    Chris Hope, Sep 30, 2005
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  3. nil_einne1

    XP Guest

    The Imation DVD that I have are made by Ricoh, these are also very good DVD's,
    but I also have some Ricoh Branded DVD's

    Ricoh is one of the leaders in this kind of development, and makes Lasers for
    these devices, I think they invented to CD-RW disk..
    XP, Sep 30, 2005
  4. nil_einne1

    XP Guest

    Ricoh also make creat DVD's
    XP, Sep 30, 2005
  5. nil_einne1

    Chris Hope Guest

    I bought some Imation ones that were really crappy while I was waiting
    for the Verbatims to come back into stock - they weren't Ricoh ones. IN
    fact the ATIP info doesn't even have a manufacturer name, just some
    strange numbers. I've always found Ricoh CDs to be excellent quality
    (haven't used the DVDs).

    The Verbatim ones are made by Mitsubishi which I think own Verbatim. I
    seem to have a bad CD about 1 in 70 (DVDs are all good) but that could
    be due to my cd writer (which is a Ricoh - DVD writer is an LG). They
    get a fair amount of use - about 400 CDs and 50 DVDs per month.

    Given that sort of load what do you think about frequency of replacing
    the writer?
    Chris Hope, Sep 30, 2005
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