New DVD recordable media review at SI

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#1

Mr. Kimya95 reviewed LG GSA-4120B in May and he has recently reviewed some DVD media available in South Korea. This review is in HTML format and is consisted of 76 sub-HTML files and 203 image files under the main page.

He used four DVD drives.

Hitachi-LG GSA-4120B
Lite-On IT SOHW-1213S
Pioneer DVR-A06
Lite-On IT LSC-24081M

Among the tested media, these media ID codes were found. There are some more.

DVD-R 1x

BeAll G00001
AN32
RITEKG03
PRODISCG01
TDKG02000000

DVD-R 4x

INFODISC-R01
BeAll G40001
VDSPMSAB 01
LEADDATA01
GSC002
Dvsn
LGE04
PVCR001002
PRINCO
RITEKG04
AN31
LONGTEN 001
TYG01
ONIDTECH
MCC 01RG20
SKC Co., Ltd.

DVD-R 8x

SONY08D1
MCC 02RG20
TYG20

DVD+R 2.4x

CMC MAG R01
RITEK R01

DVD+R 4x

BeAll000P40
MEDIA ID001
GSC502 002
RICOHJPNR01
YUDEN000T01

DVD+R 8x

MCC 003
RITEK R03
RICOHJPNR02
YUDEN000 T02

The best and fastest combination was LG GSA-4120B plus Taiyo Yuden 8x DVD+R in the review.


#2

8X region PI levels don’t look so hot for Taiyo Yuden media.
It looks like LG has some opportunity for improvements with the 6X burning strategy.


#3

Isn’t it 8x?


#4

http://www.storageinfo.co.kr/EzMODse/viewtopic.php?t=20378

Taiyo Yuden YUDEN000 T02 media for 900 Won. Writable at 12x. Cheaper than Ritek 4x.


#5


#6

Another guy confirmed Fusion 4x DVD+R can be burned at 12x with Lite-On 1213S and LG 4120B. It’s TY T02, not T01.

http://www.storageinfo.co.kr/EzMODse/viewtopic.php?t=19487&start=30

So I’ve ordered 500 discs of Fusion 4x DVD+R myself just to see. :slight_smile:

I also ordered 50 4x DVD-R, 100 700MB CD-R, 100 650MB CD-R. All TY. Total cost including shipping and 10% VAT under US$450. This time I used the retail channel.


#7

Did you say 500??


#8

Yes, not 500 x 50 packs, but 500 discs. 10 packages of 50-disc spindles.

I didn’t order 1,000 or more because it’s quite obvious to me every media manufacturer will try produce only 16x DVD+R and 4x DVD+R DL media for some time just to stay in business. The price competition will be like nothing in the past.

There are enough makers to supply lower-speed DVD media for under US$0.25. It will force 16x DVD+R media manufacturers to make the price closer to US$0.5 and then to US$0.4.


#9

I tested the 4x DVD+R at 8x, 12x, and 16x with some LG and Lite-On writers. Half successful but there are probably some more room for improvement in a close future. As I don’t have many That’s 8x DVD+R, I haven’t compared results with That’s retail T02 with the Fusion OEM T02.