[oclug] Creating a dvd video

Allan Mcintosh amcintosh at atreus-systems.com
Fri Sep 2 14:03:19 EDT 2005

What type of writer are you using?

>My friend picked up a spindle of Kodak +R media, and it seems pretty
>reliable.  I was able to play a +R disc that he made on my player,
>which normally hates +R.  So far, everyone he's made a disc for with
>this media has been able to play it.  I've had good luck with Sony
>media as well.  I'm sure there are other brands that are reliable.  
>I've got some generic -R discs that work fine on my system, but I
>think we had problems on others.  We've also had a lot of trouble with
>TDK +R  media - my player gets serious indigestion, and the LG
>DVD/CDRW drive on my son's PC won't play them either (of course, it
>could have been a bad batch).
>With cheaper media, forcing a slower burn speed sometimes helps (ie,
>burn at 2x on 4x media).
>I doubt that the problems are encoding, as we've re-authored DVDs from
>the same source on different media and the problems go away.

Allan McIntosh

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