Need to buy an External DVD Writter?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by Kalinatek, Sep 10, 2005.

  1. Kalinatek macrumors regular

    Aug 29, 2005
    well i checked plextor,pioneer and liteon , in their websites it only says that they run under XP-ME-2000 .

    Does anyone know a good external writter (that supports dual layers discs) and works 100% with tiger??

    i really need a good one coz am going to use it a lot to backup dvds i own ,i can pay up to 300$ :rolleyes:

    thx guys
  2. cube macrumors G4

    May 10, 2004
    I just installed an LG 4163B in an external case. I've tested it with DVD-RAM and iTunes also recognizes it. I used Patchburn4.

    I imagine the newer 4167B which adds DVD-R DL and increases the speed of DVD+R DL to 6x also works. This drive is the only one able to write all the existing formats. It also has LightScribe. That's what I plan to get when I give the other to my mom soon.

    They are inexpensive. Just add an enclosure.

    EDIT: disclabel 2.4 supports LightScribe, but I haven't tried it.
  3. jayeskreezy macrumors 65816

    Mar 3, 2005

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