DVD burner for $200???

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Dean Richard, Aug 26, 2003.

  1. Dean Richard

    Dean Richard Guest

    Hi,

    Are there any decent IDE DVD burners in the $200 price range? If so,
    which would be the best for me? I am going to be burning DVDs from
    both VHS tape copies and DV transfers. In order, my priorities are:

    1) Works with inexpensive blank DVDs
    2) Support for both DVD+ and DVD-
    3) Speed
    4) Reliability

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

    Dean
     
    Dean Richard, Aug 26, 2003
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  2. Dean Richard

    FLY135 Guest

    TigerDirect has one for $100 after a $20 rebate.
     
    FLY135, Aug 26, 2003
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  3. Dean Richard

    AnthonyR Guest

    Dean,
    Those priorities sound like basic needs everyone wants in a dvd burner.
    And they are all just about under $200 now, or soon will be.
    Even the highest priced sony with its 8meg memory buffer and 4x multiformat
    functions etc. is going only for about $249 now after selling for about $349
    for quite awhile.
    The Pioneer AO6 is also $249 now, and cheaper if you get the OEM version
    with no software package, check out www.newegg.com for that, or
    www.videoguys.com if you want the full version with a bunch of 4x blanks
    also for only $249.

    There are so many models, all do what you want, some do it at 4x and the
    cheaper ones at only 2x speed, but most are multi-format and at least 2x
    speed which is good also.
    Tiger direct has a few really cheap ones at about $100-$120 that are also
    4x.
    Good Luck,

    AnthonyR.
     
    AnthonyR, Aug 26, 2003
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