[ILUG] [OT] DVD drives
vcunniff at arbgroup.com
Thu Nov 11 15:04:44 GMT 1999
ilug-admin at linux.ie wrote:
> Mostly offtopic, but then DVD is a hot issue right now.
> Anyway Scan are offering the following:
> Pioneer DVD ROM x10 Speed (x40cd) Dual Laser Pickups @ £75.20
> Pioneer DVD ROM x6 Speed (x36cd) Dual Laser Pickups @ £63.45
> Prices inc. vat, and are in Sterling.
> Has anyone used these drives? I would have thought DVD drives would be a
> lot more expensive.
Internal ones are cheap enough, and both of those are IDE. There are really
nice SCSI slotfeed ones too :-)
However, note that the 10x Pioneer one is region-locked, while the 6x,
with the right software, ignores region codes.
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