I’ve been looking at the new NEC and BenQ drives with an aim to replace an old DVD Rom drive which is really good at reading damaged disks but is really noisy and really long and so pokes a good 5 inches out of my new case. It would go alongside my NEC 2500A as the new primary drive. So first requirement would be that it can at least stand a good chance at reading a damaged disk, I know my NEC 2500A can’t read anything that has more than a tiny scuff.
I also need to read (but not write) DVD Ram disks because the DVD Recorder my parents have at their place does all its editing on dvd ram… but then what are you going to do with it? you can’t play it on anything else. so being able to copy the disks to the pc so they can be transferred to normal disks would be great.
As far as I can tell, none of the recommended drives i’ve seen can read DVD-RAM so i’m getting confused and frustrated trying to find a decent drive that doesn’t exist? Any good dvd recorders that can read dvd-ram?