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Old September 6th 04, 01:00 PM
Martin @mandeREMOVETHIS.plus.com
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Default Dual layer DVD player

Greetings

I'm considering getting a DVD writer to replace my CD writer and it
was suggested i get a dual layer one like the pioneer 108
What's the advantage of a dual layer dvd writer, what does it do?

Martin
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Old September 6th 04, 01:46 PM
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Greetings
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I'm considering getting a DVD writer to replace my CD writer and it
was suggested i get a dual layer one like the pioneer 108
What's the advantage of a dual layer dvd writer, what does it do?


It has nearly double the capacity of standard DVD. It can record on two=
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different layers.

There are a few drawbacks, though. DVD-DL media is currently VERY=20
expensive and hard to find, although that will improve over time. Also,=20
speeds are limited to about 4x right now.

There's a comparison of several models he
http://www.tomshardware.com/storage/20040827/index.html

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