How Optical Drives Work



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Submitted by: arnesr

A very good article on various optical storage technologies
including: CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, MO and…

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This article doesn’t say anything about DVD+RW. This is a standard made by Philips which is compatible with all previous formats like CD/R/RW and DVD-ROM/Video. DVD-RW and DVD-Ram is NOT compatible with these standards! It’s obvious for me which one to buy!