DVD format - or +

  tomorrow 16:36 11 Apr 04
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Hi

Just got myself a DVD writer but need advice.

Had a look on ebay and seen that the blank disks are either + or -. I know there are the two formats and my writer can write both but didn't relies I had to choose between blank + or - dvds.

Which format holds more on a disk and which is more reliable?

  Pauper 16:41 11 Apr 04

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  HXP 17:31 12 Apr 04

HI

It depends what u intend to do with the disks - my DVD player connected to my TV will only read DVD -R but for Disks I intend to use on my PC I use DVD +R as I tried both types out on my new drive. Apart from that can't see much differece between them !

HXP

  woodchip 17:36 12 Apr 04

If it's not important just by the cheap ones

  Mister Splendid 18:16 12 Apr 04

Many dvd writers support higher speeds with plus format disks as does my drive. However I buy plus just because that is the format my tv dvd recorder is able to record on.

  Rayuk 18:29 12 Apr 04

Dont go out and buy 50 many online stores sell trial packs so you can try each one and
see which you can play in your player etc.

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