Need help to choose which burner to keep

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#1

I have only 3 spaces for DVD burners due to limitation of connections.

Samsung 203S SATA

Benq 1640 IDE mainly for disk quality scan, the burning part of this drive is starting to fail

I only have 1 IDE spot left for either

The Pioneer 112D or a LG GH22NP20, which one to keep togather with the Samsung 203S?

I mainly use following disk for burning

Memorex 8X DL
Verbatim 2.4X DL
Verbatim 16X DVD+R and -R
True Blue by Taiyo Yuden 8X DVD-R
Fuji and TDK 16x DVD+R
Verbatim 2.4X DVD+R

For the Verbatim 2.4X DVD+R, Samsung don’t have a writing strategy for it but the Pioneer has and ok with it, didn’t test the LG with them yet.

Please help.


#2

Test the LG and the Pioneer and then decide which is the best for your needs.


#3

All three can burn single layer quite well, let me put it this way, which one can burn DL and the Vertimbin 16X DVD-R better? Thanks.


#4

Usually pioneer are great dual (and single) layer burners.


#5

The LG doesn’t burn Vertimbin 16X DVD-R well actually scan quality is 0, but the LG loves DVD+R it can burn those Kodak 16x+R like Samsung did…I just switched the LG out for the Pioneer and it can burn the Vertimbin 16X DVD-R quite well, too bad it can’t bitset DL+R to DVD-ROM, here is a scan, Vertimbin 16x DVD-R burnt by Pioneer 112D scan by Benq 1640



#6

Great burn.

And the Pioneer can bitset +R to Rom :wink:
Just patch your firmware with MCSE (-> search)