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Please be gentle.

These are good discs, at a good price, not many coasters with these

£7.49 for 50, CDR's also on half price.
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#1
looks like a good price
#2
verbs are top quality discs heat added, look for the made in japan ones they use the T-YUDEN DYE
which is supposed to be the best
#3
Bigger pic

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2480/3768644412_f70cd0d750_o.jpg
#4
Verbatim rock my world.
Not had a coaster yet.
#5
Just looked online and they are cheaper - 100 discs for £9.99
#6
danbay
Just looked online and they are cheaper - 100 discs for £9.99


Only DVD-R are cheaper in 100 (no +R) £9.49 plus £4.95 postage.
#7
Good price for 15p each, Especially if you have some nectar points to use:thumbsup:
#8
Great discs, always use these and never (touch wood) had a problem,....good price...good spot :-)
#9
pet2000;5876681
Only DVD-R are cheaper in 100 (no +R) £9.49 plus £4.95 postage.

Do you mean CD-R ?
I can't find any DVD-R 100 spindles.
#10
davem
Do you mean CD-R ?
I can't find any DVD-R 100 spindles.


Yeah, my mistake :(
#11
Great price for a great product
#12
is this nationwide? if so im going to pop into my local sainsburus in london. what verbatims are these, india or taiwan?

edit i found the online link so it must be nationwide http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/sol/shop/technology/109300390_verbatim_dvdr_blank_disks_spindle_of_50.html?hnav=4294966717http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/sol/shop/technology/109300349_verbatim_dvdr_blank_disks_spindle_of_50.html?hnav=4294966717
#13
Good deal
#14
Tesco also had some good offers on cds and dvds

Cant remember fully but the Sony CD-R pack of 30 was half price or less
#15
I've been thinking of getting an external hard drive lately but when quality blank DVD media are this economical and secure it's hard to justify the little bit of extra convenience they offer (especially against the downside of eventual drive failure). Over 200GB of storage for £7.49 straight off the shelf, no ordering or collecting from the sorting office. Nice. Thanks, OP.
#16
Are these the printable version? It looks like the correct packaging
#17
I take it they didn't have any DLs then? :(
#18
Verbatim dvd-r made in taiwan, japan or singapore very good.
Verbatim dvd-r made in india OK but not really they same and probably not better than than the cheap maxell at play.com but still a good price from a store.
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Shine600
I've been thinking of getting an external hard drive lately but when quality blank DVD media are this economical and secure it's hard to justify the little bit of extra convenience they offer (especially against the downside of eventual drive failure). Over 200GB of storage for £7.49 straight off the shelf, no ordering or collecting from the sorting office. Nice. Thanks, OP.


You're much safer putting anything on a disc.
Had 2 x IBM Deskstars used as external drives go unuseable on me recently.
Not even detected in bios as internal drive now :-(

Verbatim are quality, as are Taiyo Yuden.
#20
Loopijuce
Are these the printable version? It looks like the correct packaging


Anyone know the answer to this?
#21
stocked up on discs last week on ukdvdrs 99p shipping weekend
looks a good deal for hight st
#22
Mattcafc
Anyone know the answer to this?


Yeah Im sure they are, I didn't buy any as only took out pocket cash, and its not stopped raining since
#23
Mattcafc
Anyone know the answer to this?


never seen printables in my local sans berries
#24
Shame "Country of origin: India"...

quality wise best would be Japan, then Singapore (but they rarely manufacture there now), then Taiwan, then India.

anyone know where to get some cheap Jpn ones?
#25
Better than Poundstrechers by 50p, £7.99 is the normal price. Half price no chance.
#26
Not a bad price but not great either.

Staples/PC World/Currys will probably be doing their 12.99 for 100 offer (BOGOF) offer again soon.

I stocked up last time:

http://i25.tinypic.com/1zl8vue.jpg
#27
the one's with the orange packaging as in the pic in the OP are usually non-printable and manufactured in india.
#28
No1_Dave;5877550
Shame "Country of origin: India"...

quality wise best would be Japan, then Singapore (but they rarely manufacture there now), then Taiwan, then India.

anyone know where to get some cheap Jpn ones?


They may have more than just India ones. when they've had the half price offer on before, I've rooted around the shelves and found a mix of boxes (generally India, Japan and Taiwan....but never any Singapore!). All come in the same packaging.
#29
No1_Dave;5877550
Shame "Country of origin: India"...

Was that both - & + ?
#30
zxcvbnm
Verbatim dvd-r made in taiwan, japan or singapore very good.
Verbatim dvd-r made in india OK but not really they same and probably not better than than the cheap maxell at play.com but still a good price from a store.


No1_Dave
Shame "Country of origin: India"...

quality wise best would be Japan, then Singapore (but they rarely manufacture there now), then Taiwan, then India.

anyone know where to get some cheap Jpn ones?


It is no longer the Indian ones that are not up to standard .. The orange ones from China [43548] are very poor the Indian ones are now stunning in comparison and scan at 93% and higher and within spec.
#31
dontasciime;5877741
It is no longer the Indian ones that are not up to standard .. The orange ones from China are very poor the Indian ones are stunning and scan at 93% and higher and within spec.


That is pretty good for India discs, but I normally get 97% and higher with Verbs that are Japan/Taiwan (although have not bought a batch for a few months)
#32
theyiddo
That is pretty good for India discs, but I normally get 97% and higher with Verbs that are Japan/Taiwan (although have not bought a batch for a few months)


I purposely under % my post to give the lowest it/they achieved as below is what they really burn like.

I 19:58:47 ImgBurn Version 2.4.2.4 Beta started!
I 19:58:47 Microsoft Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600 : Service Pack 3)
I 19:58:47 Total Physical Memory: 3,406,252 KB - Available: 2,896,336 KB
W 19:58:47 Drive C:\ (FAT32) does not support single files > 4 GB in size.
I 19:58:47 Initialising SPTI...
I 19:58:47 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices...
I 19:58:47 Found 1 DVD-ROM, 2 DVD±RWs, 3 DVD±RW/RAMs and 1 BD-RE/HD DVD-ROM!
I 19:59:32 Operation Started!
I 19:59:32 Source File: D:\shrink\SP.ISO
I 19:59:32 Source File Sectors: 2,285,821 (MODE1/2048)
I 19:59:32 Source File Size: 4,681,361,408 bytes
I 19:59:32 Source File Volume Identifier: SP
I 19:59:32 Source File Volume Set Identifier: 01788874DVDSHRNK
I 19:59:32 Source File Implementation Identifier: DVD Shrink
I 19:59:32 Source File File System(s): ISO9660, UDF (1.02)
I 19:59:32 Destination Device: [5:1:0] Optiarc DVD RW AD-7203A 1.06 (J:) (ATA)
I 19:59:32 Destination Media Type: DVD+R (Disc ID: MCC-004-00) (Speeds: 4x, 6x, 8x, 12x, 16x, 18x)
I 19:59:32 Destination Media Sectors: 2,295,104
I 19:59:32 Write Mode: DVD
I 19:59:32 Write Type: DAO
I 19:59:32 Write Speed: 8x
I 19:59:32 DVD+R Reserve Track: Yes
I 19:59:32 Link Size: Auto
I 19:59:32 Test Mode: No
I 19:59:32 OPC: Yes
I 19:59:32 BURN-Proof: Enabled
I 19:59:32 Book Type Setting: DVD-ROM
I 19:59:40 Filling Buffer... (40 MB)
I 19:59:40 Writing LeadIn...
I 19:59:45 Writing Session 1 of 1... (1 Track, LBA: 0 - 2285820)
I 19:59:45 Writing Track 1 of 1... (MODE1/2048, LBA: 0 - 2285820)
I 20:07:15 Synchronising Cache...
I 20:07:16 Closing Track...
I 20:07:17 Finalising Disc...
I 20:07:40 Exporting Graph Data...
I 20:07:40 Graph Data File: C:\Documents and Settings\Ascii\Application Data\ImgBurn\Graph Data Files\Optiarc_DVD_RW_AD-7203A_1.06_27-OCTOBER-2008_19-59_MCC-004-00_8x.ibg
I 20:07:40 Export Successfully Completed!
I 20:07:40 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:08:07
I 20:07:40 Average Write Rate: 10,159 KB/s (7.3x) - Maximum Write Rate: 11,369 KB/s (8.2x)
I 20:07:40 Cycling Tray before Verify...
W 20:07:48 Waiting for device to become ready...
I 20:07:59 Device Ready!
I 20:08:03 Operation Started!
I 20:08:03 Source Device: [5:1:0] Optiarc DVD RW AD-7203A 1.06 (J:) (ATA)
I 20:08:03 Source Media Type: DVD+R (Book Type: DVD-ROM) (Disc ID: MCC-004-00) (Speeds: 4x, 6x, 8x, 12x, 16x, 18x)
I 20:08:03 Image File: D:\shrink\SP.ISO
I 20:08:03 Image File Sectors: 2,285,821 (MODE1/2048)
I 20:08:03 Image File Size: 4,681,361,408 bytes
I 20:08:03 Image File Volume Identifier: SP
I 20:08:03 Image File Volume Set Identifier: 01788874DVDSHRNK
I 20:08:03 Image File Implementation Identifier: DVD Shrink
I 20:08:03 Image File File System(s): ISO9660, UDF (1.02)
I 20:08:03 Read Speed (Data/Audio): MAX / MAX
I 20:08:03 Verifying Session 1 of 1... (1 Track, LBA: 0 - 2285820)
I 20:08:03 Verifying Track 1 of 1... (MODE1/2048, LBA: 0 - 2285820)
I 20:13:00 Exporting Graph Data...
I 20:13:00 Graph Data File: C:\Documents and Settings\Ascii\Application Data\ImgBurn\Graph Data Files\Optiarc_DVD_RW_AD-7203A_1.06_27-OCTOBER-2008_19-59_MCC-004-00_8x.ibg
I 20:13:00 Export Successfully Completed!
I 20:13:00 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:04:56
I 20:13:00 Average Verify Rate: 15,444 KB/s (11.2x) - Maximum Verify Rate: 22,335 KB/s (16.1x)

http://img252.imageshack.us/img252/209/93912611.png

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/7954/66515585.png
#33
The Verbatim branded Taiyo Yuden's come in a visibly different tub. It has a ribbed bottom. For your pleasure, I'm sure.
#35
IvorBargain
The Verbatim branded Taiyo Yuden's come in a visibly different tub. It has a ribbed bottom. For your pleasure, I'm sure.


lol
#36
Forget abstract 'Quality ratings'. It's the PI and PIF values that matter and they are good on these Taiwanese Mitsubishi disks.
#37
This is generally what I'd expect to pay for 50 blank DVDs.

laze
#38
Staples are also doing 25 Verbatim CD-R's for £3, which is even better than half price

http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/3977/verbatim.jpg

They were still selling the packs of 50 for £12.71
#39
I've had a few failures with the Indian disks it has to be said, but good price.
#40
:thumbsup:

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