Tesco budget DVD-Rs

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by teapea, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. teapea
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    teapea Advanced Member

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    Well for all those in the UK- pack of 50 tecso own brand DVD-Rs cost about 6 quid I think when I got them.

    Burnt at 8x speed - fastest my old NEC drive will burn at.

    Popped it into the Wii and worked first time. No DREs or anything.

    WiiKey and Tesco DVDs FTW!
     
  2. ratx

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    Yeah I got a pack of 50 Sony 16x DVD-R's from Asda for about the same price. Burned at 8x and work great with the Wii.
     
  3. kai445

    kai445 GBAtemp Fan

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    You can scan the burned DVDs for PI/PO errors using K-Probe, DVDInfoPro, or some other utilities to see how good the media really is.
     
  4. Soybomb

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    Yup, I've had cheap media that looked good at first and then quit being readable months down the road, or would only work in select players, etc. I won't gamble on it anymore, verbatim or TY for me only.