I have access to either buy a brand new Plextor Premium or Premium 2. Both are available to me. From what I have read there is very little difference between the two. My primary uses for this will be to archive my extensive Opera CD Collection (My original opera CD’s go for 35+ each so I would rather use copies), and to back up games which I currently own (Again I am on the road singing. I managed to leave my CD holder with my original games at the hotel I was at. Magically they did not find them Never again).
I will also use this to master and duplicate my own recordings for distribution to agents in Europe and America. So the question is which one is better? They seem quite close, and I wished to get some input from people who have much more experience than me. The Premium is known for dead on one to one duplicates of most all audio incuding protected CD’s and most known Game protections, but there seems to be little info of the Premium 2. The Premium 2 does add the Audio Mastering which is a nice feature, so I am torn between them. As to posts about why I am willing to pay so much for a CD Writer, please leave this thread alone. Suffice to say, I believe you get what you pay for, and with Plextor it is worth every penny, at least to me.
Thanks in advance,