Do either laptops have a DVD burner?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Kinkokoro, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. Kinkokoro macrumors member

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    Just curious..I don't think so, but I'd like to know for sure. Does MB or MBP have a DVD burner?
     
  2. psychofreak Retired

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    The options with Combo Drive cannot burn DVDs, the others can :)
     
  3. Kinkokoro thread starter macrumors member

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    Sorry. what do you mean?
     
  4. yukon0013 macrumors regular

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    Both Macbook pros can and the two upper models of the macbook... the lowest value one doesnt burn dvds
     
  5. zioxide macrumors 603

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    Super Drive = DVD+/-RW Dual Layer
    Combo Drive = DVD-R/CD-RW

    All of the laptops except for the base macbook have a Super Drive.
     
  6. Peace macrumors Core

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    No bad vibes intended but whatever happened to going to Apple's store and looking?
     
  7. Cabbit macrumors 68020

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    no bad vibes bt whatever happened to apple using the same labels for disk burners as everyone else.
     
  8. killmoms macrumors 68040

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    Considering that those are pretty standard references by now, since they were one of the first manufacturers to include DVD burning drives with computers (and that the terms are EXPLAINED on the store pages)... there's still no excuse.
     
  9. squeeks macrumors 68040

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    i agree, its confusing as hell
     
  10. Peace macrumors Core

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    Welcome to the world of Apple.Folks get used to it.Since Apple usually comes out with this type of hardware first that's just the way it is when you're the trendsetter.
     
  11. triddent222 macrumors regular

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    you mean like: "Lightscribe DVD SuperMulti Drive / CD Writer" ?

    ha, I admire Apple for being consistent with their branding/naming. Nothing pisses me off like: "XBRITE / ULTRABRIGHT / ULTRABRITE / TRUBRITE / TRUEBRIGHT / CLEARBRITE" and other names PC manufactures use to refer to freaking Glossy screens >.>
     
  12. Kinkokoro thread starter macrumors member

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    "Superdrive" was a greek word to me, but I have looked.
     
  13. Kinkokoro thread starter macrumors member

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    Exactly..thank you sir!
     
  14. Peace macrumors Core

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    Excellent!! Apple.com and the Apple Store are full of neeto information eh? :)
     
  15. Dybbuk macrumors 6502a

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    It is absolutely absurd that the base model has no DVD burner. I got the mid-range model simply because I didn't want to be stuck in a situation in which I needed to burn a DVD and not be able to.

    I will seriously maybe ever burn two DVD's with this thing.
     
  16. cobravap macrumors regular

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    Not that absurd. Its to save costs, and it does. some people will use and external burner and it will burn faster than the slim ones. i use an external also. my gf's ibook doesnt have a dvd burner, she's never really burned anything. so there are people out there who dont need it. as long as they can watch a dvd they are happy.
     
  17. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

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    is two DVDs over the course of a few years really going to be worth the extra money? It'd be cheaper and more useful to buy a 4GB memory stick. That'd get used more than twice.
     

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