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mukku
13-08-2005, 11:48 AM
Hi There

I always wondered if someone would ever answer these silly questions!

1 We have DVD players in the current market with - & + capabilites. What are these - & + stuff? I wish if someone was kind to give me a bit of an enlightenment.

2 However I've not seen these features available in the CDRs & RWs. Does that mean, CDRs & RWs are universally the same with the - format? If not, do we get any with + capability in NZ?

3 Also what is a Dual-Layer?

Speedy Gonzales
13-08-2005, 11:53 AM
CD burners have nothing to do with + or -.

This only applies to DVD burners.

Altho DVD burners can burn to cd's and dvd's

- and + are just different formats for DVD. You can buy DVD burners which support + and - and also dual layer.

http://www.videohelp.com/ is a pretty good site to check out everything about DVD etc.

Dual layer has 2 layers compared to a normal dvd. Which has 1.

You can put more on it.

mukku
13-08-2005, 11:56 AM
You're really speedy. Thanks so much. I still did not understand what is dual layer, sorry.

Myth
13-08-2005, 12:03 PM
Dual layer means it writes 2 layers of data. The older DVDs used to write just one layer of data.
So dual layer DVDs allow you to store twice as much data on one DVD

mukku
13-08-2005, 12:11 PM
Thanks so much Tazz. Knowing it was so easy from you!
By the way, thanks to Speedy for the website info. It is a really good site.

Speedy Gonzales
13-08-2005, 12:16 PM
No worries there Mukku!