Your recommendations for DVD combo

  [DELETED] 12:05 25 Aug 2003

My Philips CD-RW is on it's last legs and I thought a new DVD reader come CD writer would be just the job. I have Nero 5.5 already,and judging by the number of coasters I've made recently, a burnproof one would be helpful. I don't want a DVD writer.

What do you reckon.


  [DELETED] 12:11 25 Aug 2003

Not checked prices recently but it used to be that you could get a CDRW and a separate DVD ROM for less than the price of a combo. If you have room, I would check out that possibility.

  [DELETED] 12:23 25 Aug 2003

Thanks pops but used up all four IDE channels and have desktop case so short of space too.

  [DELETED] 12:26 25 Aug 2003


I'll leave it to someone else then. I don't know anything about combo drives (always avoided them!)

  [DELETED] 12:57 25 Aug 2003

Have a look at this page 7th from top click here I have an earlier model and have had no problems. Postage is £5. Postage here is a few days as I have had quite a few things from this company.

  [DELETED] 13:20 25 Aug 2003

I bought this one click here about nine months ago and have no problems with it at all so far.

It has "buffer underrun prevention technology", which I believe means burnproof, but I think it would be difficult to find one without that these days. No probs from the fact it is a combo.

  [DELETED] 19:27 25 Aug 2003


  [DELETED] 19:41 25 Aug 2003

Liteon do a good one for £43 click here

  Philip2 19:50 25 Aug 2003

I run an LG combo drive it works very well i have had no problems but it will only work with the Easy CD Creator Version that came with the drive
and in no way will it work with Nero.

  [DELETED] 21:06 25 Aug 2003

Thanks for all your input.

Combos seem ok so it probably be Scan or CCL, both of which I have done biz with before.

Thanks again


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