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#1 Max

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Posted 01 November 2005 - 06:28 PM

Just curious as to how many people buy they blanks online or from a store...

I'd like to know a few things...
Do you get them from the net or not?
which store?
What you prefer and how much you pay?



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Posted 01 November 2005 - 06:55 PM

i dont buy media tongue.gif

i have a 100 pach dvdr lying around, but i never burn anything, just got some big hdd's in a JBOD

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Posted 01 November 2005 - 07:12 PM

send me that 100pack dvdr then... tongue.gif and whats a JBOD?



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Posted 01 November 2005 - 07:26 PM

JBOD - Just a Bunch Of Disks

it is similar to RAID 0, there is no mirroring or anything, it just combines a load of disks into one big one

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Posted 02 November 2005 - 09:36 AM

I buy them at the webshop OPUS. They're a lot cheaper then the normal shops here in the Netherlands.

The DVD's from opus.nl are from Germany where the shizzle is a lot less expensive!

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Posted 08 November 2005 - 12:40 AM

I use Taiyo Yuden 4x from supermediastore. Have burned over 400 on a Sony DRU720A burner with NO coasters. From what I've read they are among the best at a very good price ( just paid $55 for 200). Have also used their 8x ( still burning at 4x) with same results. Supermediastore ships quickly also.

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Posted 08 November 2005 - 05:48 AM

i buy from either diskdepot or svp. I only use riteck g05 dye disks and rarely have any problems

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Posted 08 November 2005 - 12:11 PM

I am use cd-rmedia the cheapest prices around and i have not heard one bad thing about them. Great customer care and my stuff is always delivered on time

Such a great bunch of people


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Posted 13 November 2005 - 01:15 PM

mplex, i go for the bulkpaq 16x DVD-Rs, never had a problem in my dvd player, but some of my mates they dont work to well in.

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Posted 14 November 2005 - 01:56 AM

I get my cds / dvds from world of computers in glasgow.........

Been using different brands to find the best.......

Been using PRINCO dvd disks 4r over a year now without much hassle but got a printer that prints on2 disk so been looking for the best type of printable disc's..

The prices aren't to bad and the disc's are always in stock....

P.S.....does anyone know where i can purchase quadruple cd case's tried a few sites but havent heard from any....... confused.gif confused.gif
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Posted 14 November 2005 - 02:30 AM

svp do them

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Posted 14 November 2005 - 04:51 AM

LOL Wal Mart cause i work their!!! biggrin.gif

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Posted 14 November 2005 - 05:28 AM

QUOTE(jim9 @ Nov 14 2005, 02:56 AM)
I get my cds / dvds from world of computers in glasgow.........

Been using different brands to find the best.......

Been using PRINCO dvd disks 4r over a year now without much hassle but got a printer that prints on2 disk so been looking for the best type of printable disc's..

The prices aren't to bad and the disc's are always in stock....

P.S.....does anyone know where i can purchase quadruple cd case's tried a few sites but havent heard from any....... confused.gif  confused.gif

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try opus
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1 - 10 dvd cases smile.gif

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Posted 14 November 2005 - 05:10 PM

Thanks trebor............. biggrin.gif cheers.gif clap.gif thumbup.gif

I'll give them a try..........
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Posted 14 November 2005 - 08:55 PM

In the Uk I use SVP or Disk Depot. It depends if there is a special deal on the delivery costs.
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Posted 16 November 2005 - 08:18 PM

I usually get them from a computer fair

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 01:41 AM

nothing but verbatims and ty's for me!

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Posted 24 November 2005 - 03:49 AM

QUOTE(Max @ Nov 1 2005, 02:28 PM)
Just curious as to how many people buy they blanks online or from a store...

I'd like to know a few things...
Do you get them from the net or not?
which store?
What you prefer and how much you pay?

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I usually order mine from edgewisemedia.com. They are reasonable.

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 04:52 AM

I generally get media from meritline.com - but sometimes buy retail if they are very aggressively on sale - usually Fry's or Costco (west coast USA).

I used a lot of Ritek G04's in my old Sony 510. The Sony wanted no part of Ritek G05 media, however. I expect this is a firmware problem, and Sony is too busy inflicting rootkit software on their customers to bother updating firmware for their drives. When I got the urge for a new drive, Sony products were not considered - and never will be again.

My current Benq 1620 burns most anything and I keep booktype management set to DVD-ROM for +R media. I used up a bunch of the Ritek G05's in it (the ones that the Sony 510 barfed up . .) and lately I've been using inkjet printable TDK and Benq +R media with no problems (using a Epson R320 printer). If I run across some bargain TY inkjet printable media, I will try it, given the consistently good things said about it. But my most recent media purchase will probably last a while, and I never seem to see TY's priced anywhere near the Benq hub-printable media.

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Posted 04 December 2005 - 08:40 AM

cdr-media.co.uk used to be really cheap from what i heard and what i've used but then they go and bump the delivery up (in recent years) i find that play.com ain't bad for cd-r's (100 Maxell 52X 80 mins) for only £15.99 delivered, only 16p a disc delivered think of that one, and e-buyer for dvd-r's mainly, 100 for about £9 usually but be ware they do wack a delivery on, usually about £5 for dvd-r's and total of about £14-15 shop around i don't think you can beat them prices can you??

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