Write Speed: 10x (Pioneer BDR-206) - Perform OPC before write : On - BD-R verify not required : OnRead Speed: 6x (Lite-On iHBS-312)Media :1. MEI-RA1-001 (6x non-50 years LM-BRS2MWE25)2. MEI-T02-001 (4x LM-BRS25LT50)
No prize for guessing which one costs twice as much as the other.
What did you pay US$ per disc for these Panasonic MEI-RA1-001 & MEI-T02-001 BD-R SLs?
They cost around $2/$1 when I got them. Here are the links:
You may be able to find the ones with 50 Years Archive Life logo from European suppliers.
The 4x LM-BRS2LWE25 appears to be the ones tested in the French BD-R study.
would like to see the scan
Scans of European 4x LM-BRS2LWE10 are available at the Imgburn forum courtesy of Lightning UK.
If lack of "50 Years Archive Life" is not a concern, the highly versatile Japanese 4x LM-BRS25LT50 offers great value.
Here's a 10x burn of LM-BRS25LT50 by Pioneer BDR-s08J-BK.
It seems the 212/5300s is able to control the rise in error beginning at 11GB better than the LB950SA/112.
Lite-On iHBS212/Sony 5300s
Plextor PX-LB950SA/Lite-On iHBS112-29
Here's a 10x burn of LM-BRS2MWE25 by Pioneer BDR-s08J-BK. Although rated at 12x max, s08 capped the burn speed at 10x.
It seems error starts to creep up when burn speed goes above 8x.