nec 2510a

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by seperatist, Jul 19, 2004.

  1. seperatist

    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    well, i took the plunge and bought this dvd burner from newegg.com. i hope it turns out to be a good drive.

    my friend gave me a spindle of 25 memorex 4x dvd-r. are they any good?
     
  2. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Depends who makes them. There are utils to read the manufacturer info off of the discs. Nero will do this.
     
  3. seperatist

    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    i guess that means memorex didn't actually make them, they just put their name on them.

    my dvd player will only play -r and +rw so that worked out.
     
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    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    That is correct, memorex does not manufacture their discs. As for your dvd player, if you want it to play +R, try looking at cdfreaks.com, there is probably a booktype setter for your drive that you can use to set +R to DVD-Rom. Helps with compatibility.
     
  5. seperatist

    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    i was actually refering to my stand alone dvd player but i am going to look into what you said for my computer's drive.
     
  6. dreamliner77

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    No, i meant for the set top dvd player. You can set the booktype when you burn a dvd so that it is more compatible with the settop boxes.
     
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    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    you know what? i have no idea what you mean by booktype setter. i am dumb.
     
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    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    now i understand. thanks man for all your help. you seem to always be the first to respond to all of my dumb questions and you always have smart and helpful answers.
     
  10. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    heh, thanks.

    Feel free to rep me...
     
  11. seperatist

    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    i've actually repped you so much that i have to rep someone else before i can rep you again.

    "You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to dreamliner77 again."


    lol
     
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    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    heh. share the love...
     
  13. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    You can download a copy of dvdinfo to read the details off a DVD blank.

    Fuji also puts their name on other people's media. My favorite DVD anecdote is the guy who bought a 100 pack spindle of Fuji's and found 3 different brands of blanks in it.
     
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  14. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Yeah, that hasn't been that uncommon with DVD-+R/W media.
     
  15. seperatist

    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    i got the drive and so far it's worked great. 2 dvds and 2 cds burned.
     
  16. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    cool have you tried Dual layer burning yet??
     
  17. seperatist

    seperatist OSNN Senior Addict

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    not yet. i don't have a dl blank yet. i will get one soon though.
     
  18. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    let me know how it works...I have the 2500a and there are modded firmware for it to make it into your dvd burner so I can burn dl layer dvds...I've read everywhere it's the same hardware so it shouldn't be too dangerous for me...
     
  19. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    For the same matter, there is firmware to make a 2510a into a 2500.
     
  20. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Yeah, that sounds really useful. :D