Quick DVD burner question, please.

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  1. Daniel De

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    I am thinking of getting a DVD burner for my PC. The one I am lookig at is a Memorex 32023277. I need external, and my PC meets the requirements. I was wondering if this was a good choice of if there was a better alternative.

    If this link works, here is the specs.

    http://www.electronicsplaza101.com/e.../r8315502.html

    Thanks.

    Dan
     
  2. Marshall Alsup

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    Daniel,
    Unfortunatly I dont know the answer to your question, but here is a link to a forum where they discuss dvd writers. I'm sure somebody there can make a good recomendation:

    http://www.videohelp.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=17

    Good Luck,
    -Marshall
     
  3. Rob Gillespie

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    You may be better off buying a regular 5.25" DVD writer and then an external USB or Firewire casing for it. Some of the people I work with have done this and it works out chepaer than buying a dedicated external unit. It also means you can buy a good quality burner like the Pioneer A07 rather than risking something made by Memorex [​IMG]
     
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    I would not recommend any drive by Memorex. I bought a DVD-ROM drive made by them last December and it's already crapped out.
     
  5. Daniel De

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    Thanks for the information.

    "You may be better off buying a regular 5.25" DVD writer and then an external USB or Firewire casing for it."

    Did not know it was an option. This may work better.

    Birtton,

    What brand would you recommend?

    Dan
     
  6. Rob Gillespie

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    Pioneer. Nobody does it better.
     
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    There might be other good drives, but you can't go wrong with a Pioneer. Good drives, good compatibility, not too picky about media.
     
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    If you want to make your drive region-free and want to use bitsetting, you should get a Lite-on drive.
     

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