Need some advice concerning blank media.

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  1. JakeGreen

    JakeGreen Stunt Coordinator

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    I just got a dvd burner for my computer. It's a TDK AID+880 , It's 8x dvd+/-

    Anyway, I need to pick up some blank media so I can backup my dvd collection. I recently was told that the media does vary widely in quality from one brand to another.
    Someone recomended Ritek to me as a cheap, yet good disk.

    I will be playing them on a JVC RX-DV5 most of the time.
    I need to get some disks soon, so please recomend some to me and a good place to get them. Thanks.
     
  2. Alf S

    Alf S Cinematographer
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    I've had nothing but good luck backing up stuff using the always inexpensive Compusa Brand DVD+ and - discs.

    I also buy Verbatim's at Sam's Club and they do well as do the Memorex blanks.

    Just grab whats on sale and have fun!
     
  3. CraigL

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    TDK's.

    Never had a problem.
     
  4. JakeGreen

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    Has anyone tried the Ritek? They are 100 disks for $69. If they are any good, that would be a hard deal to beat.
     
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    Ritek's are OK, but to echo a previous comment, I have always bought the no-name lots of 100 on ebay and have been totally satisfied. You've undobtedly learned that -r's are a bit cheaper and easier to find than the +r's, but other than that my Pioneer computer burner and my Panasonic set top have proven not to be picky about brand.
     

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