Re: [Videonews] DVD-Rs[Scanned]

John Streepy (John.Streepy@cwu.edu)
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 14:41:50 -0800

Burned DVDs are generally blue or purple in color on the data side, whereas replicated DVDs are usually gold or silver.


>>> Debra Jo Sujka <djsujka@ryerson.ca> 11/06/07 2:18 pm >>>
Is there any way to tell just by looking as a disk?

Debra Jo

Mark Kopp wrote:

>Hi Debra,
>
>In short, the difference between a manufactured DVD and a DVD-R, is how
>the data is placed onto the medium...duplication (DVD-R & DVD+R) vs
>replication (DVD).
>
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