silver back dvdr

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  1. ganons
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    ganons GBAtemp Addict

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    anyone know if silver back dvdr are available opposed to purple ones?
     
  2. Joe88

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    purple ones?

    Ive never seen a purple colored on the back

    they are all silver
     
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    retail dvds ate silver and dvdr are purple
     
  4. Joe88

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    once you burn data to them they change color (the laser burns the data into the disk)

    anyway why do you want a certain color?

    I had a pack of CD-R's from memorex that had 5 different color dics (black, red, blue, purple, yellow) the whole disk was colored including the back part
     
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    long story to why i want a silver colour and b4 any one says im selling games or software, no im not
     
  6. legendofphil

    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    The dyes on DVD-/+R are usually purple, I haven't seen any other coloured dyes.

    I think it might in the specs about the colouring.
     
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    I've never come across them. I think that silver backed finishes are only available when the disc is pressed as opposed to burnt.
     
  8. shaunj66

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    Recordable DVD-Rs are purple because of the dye used to be able to burn to it with a drive laser.

    Retail DVDs are silver because they are pressed rather than burned.

    As far as I'm aware, you won't find any writable DVDRs that have silver backs.
     
  9. ganons
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    oh well