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Old 02-15-03, 06:21 PM
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Help buying a dvd burner

I was looking for some DVD burners and they all were wierd. Some say DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD - R, DVD - RW and some aid DVD R\RW. What do all the plus and minuses means and stuff.
Old 02-15-03, 06:53 PM
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dvdrhelp.com has a good guide on the competing formats. Basically -r is made by the dvd consortium that also made the dvd format and +r is made by some companys that want their own format.
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Originally posted by duz
+r is made by some companys that want their own format.


What's funny is that +Rs made on a Philips burner won't play in a Philips DVD player.
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Originally posted by Wizdar


What's funny is that +Rs made on a Philips burner won't play in a Philips DVD player.
Ummm, they play in my Philips player.

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