thanks a lot guys for your inputs
wow, didn't know about those drives even if I usually am up to date with everything Japan
The MA is still available on Amazon for up to a grand depending on configuration:
The MC has all but disappeared. They usually refer to it as JIS Z 6017, and those very few places where available it has a list price of 3 grands...crazy
@jade, since you're here...:bigsmile:
I should have used the search function before opening this thread
I pretty much got not only it would be silly to wait for a successor, but actually many people still prefer the 207 and 208 over the 209, at least those Made in Japan
From your experience is there a major quality difference between the formers and the latter?
also...not really worth opening a new thread about this
I understand this is currently the best 50GB media?
though not as good as old Panasonic
when it comes to 25GB media, is this good?