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Old Feb 21, 2004, 02:58 PM
dangerouseddy dangerouseddy is offline
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so you tried one brand of ritek dvd-r? (dvdmaster).

hmm maybe it has problems with some riteks, but not all...
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Old Feb 21, 2004, 05:17 PM
geobon geobon is offline
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Never said it did but thats 3 good ritek brands mentioned on this post that are having compatibility issues, Anyhow i dont want to start swapping brands to suit the writer i want a writer thats does what its supposed to do, hense its being exchanged for a pioneer 107 which i should have bought in the first place, the only reason i got the NEC was because of the good price and most of the peeps on here giving them great reviews, now all i see is peeps complaining about them and if my experience is anything to go by no wonder.
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Old Feb 21, 2004, 05:31 PM
jesterrace777 jesterrace777 is offline
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Yikes!!! Thanks for the heads up on this fellas. I was considering the NEC as a potential replacement but if people are having Ritek compatibility issues with this drive then it is worthless to me as Ritek/Ridata is all I use. Thankfully my 105 is still going strong but I always like to stay up to date on the latest writers since I never know when I am going to need a replacement.
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Old Feb 21, 2004, 08:36 PM
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what media does this drive love then...?
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Old Feb 21, 2004, 09:37 PM
MEGA MEGA is offline
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i have the same problem with my nec 2500a it doesn't like riteks so i went ahead and bought the 107 and it been excellent but the nec 2500a did like fuji,optidisc and accu dvd-r's that i tried
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Old Feb 21, 2004, 10:35 PM
fawlty fawlty is offline
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Saw this in a review on the 2500a. Some test results using various brands of -R media with the below showing how it handled Datasafe Ritek.




Disc Type:


Certified Speed:

Write Speed:

Write Time:

PI errors Average/Sec:

PI uncorrectable errors(PO) Avg/Sec:

The result is again perfect! This is simply the best result we have ever had with ritekg04 discs. Highly recommended
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This is strange because based on this I thought the NEC would be a good drive to get. After reading recent posts thoiugh maybe not.
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