Bad batch?

  Doug29 22:21 02 Mar 2008
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I bought these SONY DVDs last week
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Every time I tried I couldn't burn a back up film DVD or photos to DVD

I tried using DVD Shrink, Nero and DVDFab platinum without success.

I bought some cheap DVDs from Tesco today to see if the problem was the burner or software and I had no problems burning copies. These were +R instead of -R but this shouldn't make a difference should it? Is it possible that I have got a bad batch of 50 DVD's?

  gobuddygo 22:27 02 Mar 2008

ive used the sony without any coasters,can yor rw burn to both types?

  MAT ALAN 22:29 02 Mar 2008

Will much depend on what media your Optical device supports...

  amonra 22:38 02 Mar 2008

Possibly a bad batch. When I was in the States last year I bought 100 unknown-make DVDs for $12 (about £6). I've burnt about half of them now and I've only had 3 failures so far. Can't put it all down to quality !

  gobuddygo 22:45 02 Mar 2008

ditto
have had 100% success with dvds from the pound shop,sonys are much higher quality,try lowering the burn speed to 4x.can you burn to + and -

  Doug29 22:51 02 Mar 2008

I was using a NEC DVD_RW ND-2500A burner, burning at x4. I've never had any problems burning before but I do normally buy +R discs. However this burner should burn both +R and -R.

  Doug29 22:55 02 Mar 2008

Would updating drivers/ firmware for the burner make any difference?

  mrwoowoo 23:52 02 Mar 2008

Updating firmware will kake no difference.
Most writers refuse to work with certain brands of disc.
Just stick to the ones you know work.

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