A new CD writer or DVD writer

  hssutton 21:28 23 Feb 03

This maybe a bit of a dumb question. But I need to upgrade my ancient CD Writer, This is used mainly to save my image files, as these are 14.5Mb approx Tiffs. I can only manage to save 40+ to a disk, so the question is would a DVD writer be suitable, if so any recommendations.

Many thanks. HS

  cream. 21:34 23 Feb 03

e-buyer have a special deal on this for this weekend only.

Panasonic DVD-R/DVD RAM/4.7GB Combo IDE Internal Drive - OEM + S/W VOB 6.5

Weekend Only Price

£109.99(ex VAT) £129.24 (inc VAT)

304 in stock

I don't know the spec's for it, but if you want it you will have to be quick.

4.7GB DVD-R disks can be as cheap as 45p each.

  hodder 21:40 23 Feb 03

Hi there,
Yes, you can store up to approx 4Gb on DVD.
click here

Hope this helps,
Regards, Bob.

  hodder 21:43 23 Feb 03

You beat me to it!
I must practice my typing, I'm getting slower!
Regards, Bob.

  cream. 21:48 23 Feb 03

Makes a change it's usually me. lol

  kane_2002k 00:04 24 Feb 03

personally i would still go for a CD RW for now u can pick a decent one up for about £40 and the disk r so cheap it's unbelieveable. hang on to that for about 6 months and then buy a dvd rewriter when the cost of one will have come substancially down and the improvement in quality will be vast

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