dvd media types confustion

 
Old 09-02-03, 09:42 PM
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dvd media types confustion

I have two questions that I would like to ask in this forum. I am not sure if this is the right forum though.

I would like to know if the DVD burners on the market today can actually burn a DVD-9 DVD(Single Sided-Double Layer SS-DL) like the media used that produce DVD's that we rent and buy.

Can these DVD-9's be sold to the general public? Or are they solely for the movie industries use?

Anyone who can shed some light here, would greatly help me out.

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Old 09-02-03, 09:56 PM
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In answer to your first question, no. Current DVD burners are limited to DVD-5s.

As far as your second question goes, I presume you mean blank DVD-9s? I'm not 100% sure, but I believe the industry creates DVD-9s using a special process of combing two layers of DVD-5s or something to that effect. So, basically, I don't think there are any blank DVD-9s, period.
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Old 09-08-03, 02:55 AM
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A DVD-9 is just two DVD-5 discs glued together. The DVD layer justs readjusts itself to read the seconc layer. There are no 9 GB DVD -/+ R discs, tho you can get doubled sided, with 4.7 on each side.
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Old 09-08-03, 03:39 AM
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double sided, single layer dvds are called DVD-10 btw
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