Dvd burner - suggestions please

  Diodorus Siculus 15:03 23 Jan 2005
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Hi, in the market for a DVD burner and know nothing about them - can anyone suggest one from personal experience / reviews?

click here - how about any of these three? I like Lite-on products.

click here or these sonys?

I am really in darkness here as I know nothing about DVD burning. Should I wait a while?

  BIG Ben strikes 10 again! 15:20 23 Jan 2005

click here nice cheap ones here.

  Diodorus Siculus 16:24 23 Jan 2005

Thanks Ben. Still looking for suggestions re. quality rather than simply price.

  rickf 16:53 23 Jan 2005

If you want quality, LG has been voted consisitently to be the best ones of recent times. They are a bit more expensive than others though. But as you say price is not necessaroly an issue here. Myselrf, I have been using an Opptorite very happily for the past two years.

  Diodorus Siculus 16:57 23 Jan 2005

Thanks for that, rickf. Price does play some part, but given that these will cost about £60 or so, I don't mind going about £80 if necessary. But I just don't know what is best to buy.

  €dstowe 17:54 23 Jan 2005

We have a number of NEC 3500 burners. No complaints after burning hundreds of DVDs each. Quite low cost as well if you shop around.

  stalion 18:21 23 Jan 2005

have a look here many to browse over
click here

  Diodorus Siculus 19:56 23 Jan 2005

Ok - I will shop around, look for the reviews and see what I end up with.

  grumpano 22:53 23 Jan 2005

Nec 3500 is great

  Stuartli 11:36 24 Jan 2005

click here offers top brand DVD dual layer rewriters from around £36 to £40 upwards.

Many such drives, as with the CD equivalent, are rebadged products from specialist manufacturers; if you can find out who makes a particular drive, the rebadged version is often cheaper...:-)

Some help on who makes what and who rebadges at:

click here

Same for CD and DVD media at:

click here

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