No offense, El Mariachi, but please try to do some research before posting every single question that you have. You’re beginning to remind me of newtoburners shudders
oops the question should be will it ever?
just getting more info on potential purchases
from actual users
Its very unlikely now that the BenQ1640 has been released with -R DL support. Of course there is no real need as the -R DL format is hardly compatible with any devices at the moment as it cant have its booktype changed. I think the +R DL format is the one people will want to use. Of course you never know BenQ support their drives extremly well and they could release a firmware update to support -R DL in the future but you can never tell.
P.S = Has anyone tested to see if the BenQ 1620 will read back -R DL discs properly?
In the First look at DVD-R DL article Philips 1640P was used and it could read DVD-R DL without a problem. Philips 1640P is actually a BenQ 1620 rebadge… so I guess this also applies for BenQ 1620.
DVD-R9 seems to be a useless adoptation of DVD+R9 (at least for home video). Book typed to DVD-R5 recent standalone players won’t play second layer.
well that conforts me some
Benq said the next firmware would add some more features!! What could they be?