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New 20" iMac, Dual Layer DVD Burning

swiftaw

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Jan 31, 2005
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According to apple.com, the new 20" iMacs allow Dual Layer DVD Burning

From apple.com:
17-inch model with 2.0GHz processor, 20-inch model and 24-inch model with slot-loading 8x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW):
Writes DVD+R DL discs at up to 2.4x speed
Writes DVD-R and DVD+R discs at up to 8x speed
Writes DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs at up to 4x speed
Reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed
Writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed
Reads CDs at up to 24x speed

Now, when I look at system profiler, it doesn't mention Dual Layer reading or writing, unlike a similar system profile from a new Macbook pro that I found. See the two attached.

Can someone with a new 20"/24" iMac check what their system profiler says.
 

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swiftaw

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Problem Solved

See new attachment of system profiler.

The problem. Was running XP in Parallels in the background. I forgot that when you have parallels running ot kind of takes control of the Superdrive.
 

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volcano

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Oct 16, 2006
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haha, glad you figured that out.

I was going to point out in any case: the iMacs have featured Dual-layer Superdrives since the Rev. B iMac G5 was released in June 2005.
 
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