DVD-R 1x Media 100-pk $31!! free shipping (some users see 2x, 4x, or 8x)

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weezerdude

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whats the difference between the sonic dvd-r 4.7 1x-4x bulk compare to the sonic DVD-R 1x-2x (no stacking ring).. beside the thermal printable and speed... is it different quality??? what is it.. ??
 

RobCur

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Originally posted by: cookj
Thanks :) Got'em for $25 shipped(100)

bought 500 for 94.50 shipped, dude you got a cold deal :D
The 500 4x sonic for 103.50 shipped... and its coming soon boy I can't wait and resell these sucker on ebay to make a little profit.
1-2x always burn at 4x, the 4x = 8x? who knows, but I'll find out soon!
use coupon bens10, thought it can only be used once per type of media.
so lets say you bought 1-2x sonic 100pk, then try it again next week. it will just say invalid coupon code ^_^ so when you buy with this particular coupon, buy as many as you can to save big! I know that shop4tech is certainly making a killing the more you buy but heck they'll the best and cheapest dvd-r company I've used before...
 

RobCur

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Originally posted by: weezerdude
whats the difference between the sonic dvd-r 4.7 1x-4x bulk compare to the sonic DVD-R 1x-2x (no stacking ring).. beside the thermal printable and speed... is it different quality??? what is it.. ??

good qustion my man, i'm about to find out soon so i'll let you know in 2 days!
 

rudeguy

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Originally posted by: baloy
Originally posted by: Hankysmoo<BR>Anyone have the NEC 2500a and have experience with MUST 001? What are the results and what firmware are you using? Thanks!
<BR><BR>Using 107b herrie firmware, no coasters yet. Burned 40 discs already. My ps2 backup loads quicker than imation and arita that i bought off OM deals months ago.

ditto here. I have used over 300 of these discs with maybe 10 coasters total. Of those I know at least 5 were my fault
 

yvliew

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I got the sonic 1-4x for $22.80. Received today and I was able to get 8x with my NEC 2500A with herrie firmware.!
 

JoeFoster

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Somepeople say a dvdr with not so reliable media code may stop playing or start skipping within the future as compared to something like ricoh disk with are highly thought as very good quality. I've used optimum dvd-rs(cmc mag) with like 2 out of 10 would not burn(i/o error), the others burned well and passed media scan in dvdinfopro. I burnt those about 8 months ago and just did a media scan on a few of those today and they all passed.

So has anyone who has burned a cheap quality dvdr run into a disc that was sucessfully burned and media scanned 6-8 months or more back have that dvdr not pass a media scan, stop playing, or skipping today?

I was debating to get 100 pack or ricoh for $49shipped or a 100 of these. I instead got the 50 pack for about $12 shipped to try some.
 

AkumaX

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YMMV. after using 120 dvds, i ended up throwing the other 80 away out of disgust. most of the 120 dvds no longer work. (PI = 1500, PIO = 100)

on another note, ritek dvds are MUCH better and are MUCH more dependable (PI = 100, PIO = 5)
 

JoeFoster

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I have not received my order yet but here are some results on 3 different media I have tested:

ricoh:

Date : 9/7/2004 3:17:11 PM
Model : 1-0-0-0 JLMS XJ-HD163D GHR8
Disc : DVD-ROM , [Ricoh Company Limited]
Speed : Max
ECC blocks sum (PI/PIF) : 8/1
Scanned range : 0 - 2289448
Sampling count : 123986
Errors : 60
PI Max : 502
PI Average : 98.99
PI Total : 1687069
PIF Max : 208
PIF Average : 4.67
PIF Total : 79615


prodiscs03:

Date : 9/7/2004 3:46:57 PM
Model : 1-0-0-0 JLMS XJ-HD163D GHR8
Disc : DVD-ROM , []
Speed : Max
ECC blocks sum (PI/PIF) : 8/1
Scanned range : 0 - 2285895
Sampling count : 120491
Errors : 2660
PI Max : 599
PI Average : 33.60
PI Total : 563964
PIF Max : 209
PIF Average : 7.87
PIF Total : 132025


cmc mag:

Date : 9/7/2004 4:00:23 PM
Model : 1-0-0-0 JLMS XJ-HD163D GHR8
Disc : DVD-ROM , []
Speed : Max
ECC blocks sum (PI/PIF) : 8/1
Scanned range : 0 - 2254116
Sampling count : 123223
Errors : 202
PI Max : 808
PI Average : 51.49
PI Total : 863376
PIF Max : 209
PIF Average : 5.16
PIF Total : 86487



How would you rate each?

 

Z80

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I finally finished my 100 pack of these crap DVD's. I'm sure that I ended up throwing away at least 20 disks due to validation and scan errors. Most of the rest I gave away to friends and family. Most have since complained that they couldn't play the movies I burned on them - I suggested they buy a newer DVD player for around $50 bucks from Apex or Phillips (What? and give up my 3 year old Hitachi that I paid over $300 for? LOL). I finally downloaded KProbe and tested several of these Sonic DVD's and some other brands I've burned with my Pioneer 105 and Lite-On 811s. Here's what I found -

Ricoh +R - Excellent
Ritek -R - Good to Excellent
Maxell -R - Good
Extreme -R - Partly Crap
Sonic -R - Pure Crap (at least the Yi Jhan ones)

I recently ordered the 100 pack of Ritek +R 4X's from NewEgg since alot of the NewEgg reviews indicated they were Ricoh's and should burn at 8X in my Lite-On 811s.


 

RobCur

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Originally posted by: Z80
I finally finished my 100 pack of these crap DVD's. I'm sure that I ended up throwing away at least 20 disks due to validation and scan errors. Most of the rest I gave away to friends and family. Most have since complained that they couldn't play the movies I burned on them - I suggested they buy a newer DVD player for around $50 bucks from Apex or Phillips (What? and give up my 3 year old Hitachi that I paid over $300 for? LOL). I finally downloaded KProbe and tested several of these Sonic DVD's and some other brands I've burned with my Pioneer 105 and Lite-On 811s. Here's what I found -

Ricoh +R - Excellent
Ritek -R - Good to Excellent
Maxell -R - Good
Extreme -R - Partly Crap
Sonic -R - Pure Crap (at least the Yi Jhan ones)

I recently ordered the 100 pack of Ritek +R 4X's from NewEgg since alot of the NewEgg reviews indicated they were Ricoh's and should burn at 8X in my Lite-On 811s.
some people have problems because media incompatibility.
They all work great for me, I only found 1 out of 100 that is bad!


 

RobCur

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for those who missed the thanksgiving 10 percent off, the new code is for today 11/29 and maybe tomorrow or till end of next week as well, i dunno but guess you'll find out.

check pricewatch.com for discounted price
then go here http://www.keepcash.net/deals/store.php/96
I canget 200 for 32.40 shipped and so can you. HOT.

Last time I bought 500 and sold them all on ebay and made a little profit. :)
It wasn't easy but if you desperate for a little cash I guess.
 

RobCur

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oh did i mention their giving out marker as well! 2 for 100, 4 for 200
color green, red, blue, orange,black etc.
Nice!