Benq DVD+R branded media

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#1

Does anyone know if the Benq DVD+R media is any good?
Who manufactures the Benq DVD+R/-R branded media?

Thanks.


#2

BenQ DVD+R 8x


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Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD+R:DAXON-AZ2-000]
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Disc & Book Type :       [DVD+R] - [Not Available]
Manufacturer Name :      [Daxon Technology Inc.]
Manufacturer ID :        [DAXON]
Media Type ID :          [AZ2]
Product Revision :       [Not Specified]
Blank Disc Capacity :    [2,295,104 Sectors = 4,482.6MB = 4.38GB (4.70GB)]
Recording Speeds :       [1x , 2.4x , 4x , 6x-8x]
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** INFO : An Empty Writable Disc Is Recommended For Accurate Results
** INFO : Drive = _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG [FW 2.18]
** INFO : Write Capabilities = DVD+R DVD+R-DL DVD+RW DVD-R DVD-RW
** INFO : Disc = [DVD+R:DAXON-AZ2-000]
** INFO : Write Speeds (Supported By This Drive On This Disc) Listed Below

** INFO : GET PERFORMANCE Write Speed Descriptor(s)
Descriptor #1 = 16620 KBPS (12.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #2 = 11080 KBPS ( 8.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #3 =  8310 KBPS ( 6.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #4 =  5540 KBPS ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #5 =  3324 KBPS ( 2.40x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 

** INFO : MODE SENSE Write Speed Descriptor(s) [Legacy Command]
Descriptor #1 =  8467 KBPS ( 6.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #2 =  7056 KBPS ( 5.09x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] - [Invalid Entry]
Descriptor #3 =  5645 KBPS ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #4 =  4234 KBPS ( 3.06x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] - [Invalid Entry]
Descriptor #5 =  2822 KBPS ( 2.04x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] - [Invalid Entry]
Descriptor #6 =  1411 KBPS ( 1.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
** WARNING : Drive May Have Returned Incorrect Descriptors
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** INFO : Hex Dump Of 'Media Code'-Block Listed Below
** INFO : 4-Byte Header Preceding 'Media Code'-Block Discarded
** INFO : Format 11h (Method 1) - ADIP Information
0000 : a1 0f 02 00 00 03 00 00  00 26 05 3f 00 00 00 00   .........&.?....
0010 : 00 00 03 44 41 58 4f 4e  00 00 00 41 5a 32 00 38   ...DAXON...AZ2.8
0020 : 23 54 37 11 00 56 71 00  be 6b 15 15 0b 0b 08 08   #T7..Vq..k......
0030 : 01 19 1b 0c 0c 0c 0d 01  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
0040 : 01 00 38 38 00 29 60 38  06 30 22 10 08 20 1c 01   ..88.)`8.0".. ..
0050 : 00 00 00 29 60 38 06 30  22 10 08 20 1c 01 00 00   ...)`8.0".. ....
0060 : 02 00 54 70 02 40 64 4a  22 15 0a 09 01 20 00 00   ..Tp.@dJ".... ..
0070 : 00 00 02 51 64 46 22 14  08 08 01 20 00 00 00 28   ...QdF".... ...(
0080 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
0090 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00a0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00b0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00c0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00d0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00e0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00f0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
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BenQ DVD-R 8x


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Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD-R:SONY08D1]
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Disc & Book Type :       [DVD-R] - [DVD-R]
Manufacturer Name :      [Sony Recording Media Co.]
Manufacturer ID :        [SONY08D1]
Blank Disc Capacity :    [2,298,496 Sectors = 4,489.3MB = 4.38GB (4.71GB)]
Recording Speeds :       [1x , 2x , 4x , 6x , 8x]
                         [6x And Higher Might Not Always Be Detectable]
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** INFO : An Empty Writable Disc Is Recommended For Accurate Results
** INFO : Drive = _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG [FW 2.18]
** INFO : Write Capabilities = DVD+R DVD+R-DL DVD+RW DVD-R DVD-RW
** INFO : Disc = [DVD-R:SONY08D1]
** INFO : Write Speeds (Supported By This Drive On This Disc) Listed Below

** INFO : GET PERFORMANCE Write Speed Descriptor(s)
Descriptor #1 = 22160 KBPS (16.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #2 = 16620 KBPS (12.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #3 = 11080 KBPS ( 8.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #4 =  8310 KBPS ( 6.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #5 =  5540 KBPS ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #6 =  2770 KBPS ( 2.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 

** INFO : MODE SENSE Write Speed Descriptor(s) [Legacy Command]
Descriptor #1 =  8467 KBPS ( 6.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #2 =  7056 KBPS ( 5.09x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] - [Invalid Entry]
Descriptor #3 =  5645 KBPS ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #4 =  4234 KBPS ( 3.06x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] - [Invalid Entry]
Descriptor #5 =  2822 KBPS ( 2.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
Descriptor #6 =  1411 KBPS ( 1.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV] 
** WARNING : Drive May Have Returned Incorrect Descriptors
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** WARNING : Some Drives Do Not Return The Entire 'Media Code'-Block
             When Dealing with Discs That Are Rated 6x And Higher.
** INFO : Hex Dump Of 'Media Code'-Block Listed Below
** INFO : 4-Byte Header Preceding 'Media Code'-Block Discarded
** INFO : Format 0Eh - Pre-Recorded Information In Lead-In
0000 : 01 40 c1 fd 9e d8 52 00  02 85 0e 10 87 88 80 00   .@....R.........
0010 : 03 53 4f 4e 59 30 38 00  04 44 31 00 00 00 00 00   .SONY08..D1.....
0020 : 05 88 80 00 00 00 01 00  06 09 0c 12 a8 88 90 00   ................
0030 : 07 88 80 00 00 00 00 00  08 06 16 0a 0e 09 04 00   ................
0040 : 09 98 06 0c 0b 70 88 00  0a 80 00 00 00 00 10 00   .....p..........
0050 : 0b 08 16 18 97 88 75 00  0c b7 9b b8 83 00 30 00   ......u.......0.
0060 : 0d 0f ff d0 00 00 00 00  0e 09 1f 39 35 29 1c 00   ...........95)..
0070 : 0f 50 1b 29 19 aa b5 00  10 88 84 00 04 00 04 00   .P.)............
0080 : 11 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  12 09 2c 37 31 29 1c 00   ..........,71)..
0090 : 13 50 1f 2d 1f 99 b5 00  14 88 84 00 04 00 04 00   .P.-............
00a0 : 15 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00b0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00c0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00d0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00e0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00f0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
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#3

Would it mean the Benq DVD-R is better than the DVD+R because the manufacturer is Sony.
Is the results the same for the 4x media?
Which is better the DVD-R or DVD+R?


#4

I would like ot know for certain as well, cause of Boxing week Future Shop has them on for INSANE prices!!


#5

Benq 8X -R is made by Benq with the Sony MID and the +R with their own Daxon code (Benq=Daxon=Acer). Search the Media thread and you will find that the 8X-R is more favourable than the 4X ones. For the +R, you can consider the Fuji in Best Buy on Dec26, C$19.99/50 cake box.


#6

Moderator

Shoudn’t this thread be moved to Media Forum?


#7

Does the 4x use a differnt dye from the 8x? And is Azo dye any good, the 4x seemed to be Azo dye. Which is good for storage?


#8

yes


#9

All I know is I picked up 800 of these for cheap cheap, and thus far after going through 100 in a weekend, I am pretty happy. No coasters, and the price sure as hell was right.


#10

I have been using the 8x BenQ DVD-R (SONY08D1) for some months in my NEC 3500. They overspeed to 16x (full dvd burn = ~5.40 mins) with official 2.18 firmware.


#11

Are there any other burners other then the BenQ 1620 and the NEC3500 that support these discs at 16x? Since I have so many of them, and my LG 4120 only does them at 4x, I kinda wanna get a new burner :slight_smile: hehe. 15 minutes is too long for a burn now. I would like 6 minutes to save some time!


#12

Just like to add that my 4120 with the new 115 firmware now does the BenQ +R 8x discs at 8x. So I am fairly happy now :slight_smile: I wonder if they will do the -R at 8x as well now. Guess firmware updates are a good thing every once in a while haha.


#13

I have an LG 4120 also.

The A115 firmware indicates 8x burning with the 8x BenQ dvd-r (SONY08D1) media, though I have not burned any discs yet. This seems to be an improvement over previous firmware.


#14

Rambaud, I have gone through 50 dvd’s since my last post, and all of them were at 8x. No coasters burned. I am extremely happy with this new addition to the firmware, I just hope that memorex 8x dvdr’s can not be burned consistantly for me