For President's Day weekened, Staples will have the Playo brand of single-layer DVD media on sale for $4.98, with no rebates involved.
Yes, we all know it's MIC. Yes, we all know it uses fake MCC codes.
However, unlike the other brands of MIC media, like Dynex and NexxTech, the Playo media seems to burn half-way decently, and is acceptable for everyday, but definitely not archival, use.
I repeat, you can save the lectures. We know what these are, but for certain limited uses, they are passable.
And as has been mentioned many times in the past by scoobiedoobie, the +Rs burn much better than the -Rs. The -Rs will do OK at 8x, but with very high PIE. The +Rs can be burned up to 12x.