Old 30-05-2008   #1
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Can My DVD Drive Burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD Discs?

Hello everyone.

Under the hardware device manager in Windows XP, my drive shows up as a:

_NEC DVD+-RW ND-3530A

I have been burning regular DVD discs and CD discs fine with it.

My question is though, can I burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD dics with this drive. I have no idea how to find out.

Thanks very much for you time. I await any response.

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Re: Can My DVD Drive Burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD Discs?

Yes, both + and - DL media at max 6x speed. Some specs says it also should be able to write 8x on + DL media.
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Re: Can My DVD Drive Burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD Discs?

One answer says I can, the over says that it is not possible.

Which is correct?
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Re: Can My DVD Drive Burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD Discs?

This drive SUPPORTS DL burning
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Re: Can My DVD Drive Burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD Discs?

Yes...it does support DL burning.
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Re: Can My DVD Drive Burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD Discs?

Thanks guys.

Just out of curiosity, how long has DL DVD burning been around for?

Thanks once again.
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Thanks guys.

Just out of curiosity, how long has DL DVD burning been around for?

Thanks once again.
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About 4 years.
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My question is though, can I burn Dual Layer (DL) DVD dics with this drive. I have no idea how to find out.
Get Nero Infotool from here: http://www.nero.com/eng/downloads-infotools.html
and run it. It will show you the capabilities of your drive.

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