DVD Writer help needed

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  1. Ronnie11

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    Hey guys i have been owning sony dvd writer for 4 years now & finally it seems to have stopped working...it doesn't respond to any cd,scratches come in the disk,cd cracking inside etc...Since its out of warranty now...i need to get a new dvd writable drive soon...So my budget is about 1400-1500 approx..could u guys pls suggest a good dvd drive in the market right now?do i have to tweak my budget...pls help me out in this... thanks
     
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    search is ur companion..many suggestions and debates have already done in this forum.
     
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    Ahh i did initially search for dvd writers for the first few pages..couldn't find the appropriate one..My bad...Next time will read more pages & see it myself..Atleast i don't need to create a new thread everytime.. :)
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    hmm never used an lg drive before..hows the service??just did a google search..seems to be 22x..Need a product which will last for 2-3 years..are their products reliable?
     
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    Its luck basically. Your favourite brand may die within 1.5 years, while a brand you dislike may last for 2-3 years for me. Get LG/Samsung and hope it lasts. :)
     
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    thnx for understanding and also to take these type of comments sportively.

    One suggestion I can make here, samsung gives the tray problem and even sony does the same. experiencing the same with these brands.
    as krow said, try LG/Benq/Lite-on(I believe this is also sony, but not sure)
     
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    I wud recommended LG. I have been using it for more than 3yr's without any problems.
     
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    Thanks Krow,dreams & krishnandu.sarkar for your help..will definitely look into LG/samsung writers & buy it..Thanks again.. :)
     
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    Stick to 6x speeds for substandard (including moser baer) and 8x for good disks.
     
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    ^Which are the good disks?
     
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    never found anything better then sony.
    I have tested,creative, LG, Samsung, TLink etc. Still Sony has more life.
     
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    I don't why digit, being a tech forum, aren't even basically detailed about model numbers as far as dvd drives are concerned >_>
    AFAIK sony 820a is a benq 1670 OEM, I heard samsung sh22f could be crossed flashed. Verbatims are good and better than moser baer. sony has pretty good scans but lower than verbatim and bit better than moser baer- atleast the sony discs that I got.
     
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    I have been using LG h42n for past 2.5yrs, no problems though. LG's good.

    And abt disc i use frontech (cheap) and burn @16x stil those disc r healthy
     
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    Lasertras(cheap) and Moserbear(costly) both are very good.......!!
     
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    Thanks,Will keep that in mind next time...Also i had gone to vashi just to ask the price of LG GH22,When i asked him for this particular model,he had a blank look,they showed me one LG model...Is this the only lg dvd model in the market or are there different types?
     
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    The model number will be apparent on the box. Mostly they sell OEM which is just a plastic wrapping. Try to get a boxed one if you are particular about the model.
     
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    Oh ok,thanks a lot :)
     
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