Searching for a new USB CD Burner

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by deryk, Mar 6, 2003.

  1. deryk
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    Hi,

    I'm looking for a new USB CD Burner to purchase for my brother. He has an original iBook and is leaving for Africa to work with the Peace Corps and wants a CD burner to create photo albums to send home with iPhotos.

    I am not interested in purchasing an used burner because I don't want this breaking down on him while he is gone.

    Any information on where to look for one of these would be much appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Deryk
     
  2. deryk
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  3. timbloom
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    Don't worry about gettiing a fast burner for it, the fastest a Mac can burn a CD over the USB 1.1 that is included on that ibook is 2x. Don't go off wasting money on the fastest burner.
     
  4. cubist
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    I use an Iomega, big purple thing, slow (2x) but smooth as silk, no coasters.
     
  5. GetSome681
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    lol, you can use 4x over usb v1

    have done it a million times with my folks computer (imac) at home.
     
  6. deryk
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    Thanks for everyones advice. This gives me the information I needed to find the burner.
     

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