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    Question Looking for opinions on TDK cdrw drives

    Do any of you guys/gals own any of the TDK burners? What are your opinions of them? I am interested in getting the 32x10x40x model, but wanted to find out more.

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    They have been dependable on my end over here. I cant say nething bad over them. I can burn a full cd a little under 5 mins, i have 24X model
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    good but i recommed liteon

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    Re: Looking for opinions on TDK cdrw drives

    Originally posted by Cornbread
    Do any of you guys/gals own any of the TDK burners? What are your opinions of them? I am interested in getting the 32x10x40x model, but wanted to find out more.

    Thanks
    I just got a 32/10/40 a week ago as a matter of fact,and I used it pretty heavily lastnight,and I like it just fine so far.and besides it looks cool. lol


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    I just now seen this thread, Cornbread. I sent you a pm before I seen this.

    I've two TDK's running in my new setup. A 16X model and a 24X model. Both work like a champ. I had an 8X model for quite a while. I've probalby burned maybe 250 CDr's or rw's with it. Maybe more. It still works like a champ. As far as I'm concerned, the TDK burner is a top notch product.

    TDK is not the best type of burner if your looking at newer forms of copy protection.

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    Originally posted by downhill

    TDK is not the best type of burner if your looking at newer forms of copy protection.
    Could you explain this a little better? Do you mean it causes more errors?

    Tuff choices indeed guys, all the drives mentioned here are the ones I am trying to choose from .

    TDK
    Lite-On
    Plextor

    I read somewhere that Lite-On supplies some of the parts or something for the TDK burner, but i'm not sure if its true or not?

    BTW, my current burner is a HP 12x, and works great, but as most people..."I want FASTER".


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    Sure, the basic copy protection for audio, introduces errors that a normal cdplayer ignores but a cdrom or other device that can rip, will copy over, resulting in noise. The later protections, won't even let you play them on a cdrom or cdrw or dvd player.

    The first type can be defeated by using EAC. I'm sure you already had that on in mind.

    Other than that, if I remember right, it has to do with raw and subchannel data.

    If terrancelam picks this up, he can expand more. He's the expert here.

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    can't give you much more detail than whats already here, but I have the TDK 24x at work and I love it! No problems with it at all.

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    they're great.

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    holy crap...
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    Out of that list:

    I suggest you consider getting a Lite-on CD-RW. Best on that list for price and performance along side copy protection reading and writting. Plextors have been known to not be able to do copy protection reading, but normally might (varies on the firmware.)
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    Re: Out of that list:

    Originally posted by terrancelam
    I suggest you consider getting a Lite-on CD-RW. Best on that list for price and performance along side copy protection reading and writting. Plextors have been known to not be able to do copy protection reading, but normally might (varies on the firmware.)







    sorry, just thought you might have been missing that the past few days

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    Originally posted by aagiants
    They have been dependable on my end over here. I cant say nething bad over them. I can burn a full cd a little under 5 mins, i have 24X model
    After my plextor 16x died I got the TDK 24x, I like it and haven't had any problems at all.
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    I decided to get the Lite-on 40x cdrw, it should be here in a few days. I also saved 10 bucks compared to the TDK 32x model.

    Thanks guys for all the opinions and input.


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