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Any current Blu-ray or DVD player that can play DVD RAM?

Old 08-03-17, 03:47 PM
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Any current Blu-ray or DVD player that can play DVD RAM?

I have two older DVD recorders that both can play DVD RAM but one of the recorder's is on it's last leg's.

Looking for a current player that can play DVD RAM and if there isn't any I would have to hook up the one player that can still play them and transfer them to another DVD recorder that records DVD-RW.
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Old 02-24-18, 10:25 AM
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Re: Any current Blu-ray or DVD player that can play DVD RAM?

This may not be quite the answer you're looking for.

IIRC, current LiteOn computer dvdr drives will not read dvd-ram. I don't know that behind the scenes details, but most likely LiteOn didn't want to continue paying royalties for dvd-ram and abruptly dropped it sometime in early-mid 2016.

I haven't checked thoroughly, but some current LiteOn rebadges might also be absent of dvd-ram. (Rebadged LiteOn dvdr drives sold by asus, etc ...).


The only other big oem dvdr drive manufacturers left is LG and maybe Panasonic. (IIRC, Panasonic Matshita might only make slim dvdr drives nowadays). Samsung/TSST filed for bankrutpcy more than a year ago, and appear to have ceased operations of manufacturing computer dvdr drives).

One can check whether current LG computer dvdr/blurayr drives can still handle dvd-ram. Offhand I don't know.
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