DVD Format Advice Needed

  ventanas 08:21 02 Jul 2004

Just installed my first dvd re-writer NEC2500A, and have never bothered in the past to understand the different formats. The drive supports +R, +RW, -R and -RW. I have no idea which is the most reliable or most used. The main purpose of the drive if to create video discs to play on a Sharp DV-740 dvd player. As Sharp support the negative format I suppose this would be the best to use, but grateful for any advice.

The -R format is probably the widest use, you can get lots of info from click here

  SirGalahad2004 10:47 02 Jul 2004

i always use Ritek g04 4x- discs never had a problem

  georgemac 11:19 02 Jul 2004

click here it would appear that your sharp dvd player will cope with just about any dvd media

click here and a very comprehensive list of media for your dvd writer

  ventanas 11:26 02 Jul 2004

Thanks folks.

georgemac. I found that site a few minutes ago. As you say will play just about anything. I have had a look at various sites and have decided to try the -R format first.

Thanks again for the input.

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