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DVD + or - RW for dvd burner

#1 Post by fefrie » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:45 pm

I have a dvd multi burner. Can it burn dvd - RW discs?

I know that it can burn DVD+RW discs and my dvd player can play them, just not sure if it can burn DVD-RW.
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Re: DVD + or - RW for dvd burner

#2 Post by dr_st » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:51 am

The specs of the burner should give the definitive answer, but it's very rare to find a burner that can burn DVD+ but no DVD- (the other way around was more common at one time).
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Re: DVD + or - RW for dvd burner

#3 Post by Johan » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:43 am

Since you are posting your question here, in the T6x-subforum, I assume that you are hence making implicit reference to a burner in a T6x ThinkPad. If this assumption is correct, you'll find detailled specs for a couple of the most common T6x multi-burners in the thread FS: Ultrabay Slim DVD-RW burners (R5x/T4x/T6x/X4x/X6x/Z6x).

You may also want to see ThinkWiki (category: T60) which is pointing to Ultrabay Slim Super Multi-Burner Drive.

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