Cheapest blank dvds?

Cheapest blank dvds? Where do you guys get your blank dvd's? I have a lot of stuff on my Macbook that I would like to back up. I'll be getting an(other) external hard drive but not right now. Also, should I go for + or -, or does it not matter? Price is the main issue, hopefully I will not need them on dvd for long before I transfer to a hard drive so quality (or lack thereof) isn't so much of a problem. Thanks, Wayne

geek_kingpin, Jan 3, 9:08 am

I use transonic ones from the warehouse mostly, they're relatively cheap to buy in bulk and do the job.

geek_pcmaster, Jan 3, 9:13 am

Or you could use quality ones and store those as offsite backups. IMO worthwhile seeing as the difference won't be much relatively speaking. Your ext HDD wont be much use in a local disaster e.g. fire

geek_umegaoka, Jan 3, 9:15 am

Whats an external hard drive? LOL *kidding* I'm gunna get/make one soon that's going to store backup images and largely be kept offsite in a (hopefully) secure locationit'd take about 20 or so DVDs just to back up my data.

geek_pcmaster, Jan 3, 9:20 am

ThanksAlso, dvd+r, -r, or doesnt matter?

geek_kingpin, Jan 3, 9:42 am

Depends on your setup but most drives/palyers are capable of burning and reading both.

geek_pcmaster, Jan 3, 9:45 am

Iuse princo dvds. Never had a problem. If burning video, use +R. For data, use -R. Google for explanation.

geek_lostdude, Jan 3, 7:29 pm

DVD-R for videos its the most common.

geek_mone, Jan 3, 7:34 pm

There is a reason why Sony, Philips & few other companies created the +R format for video. Google it.

geek_lostdude, Jan 3, 8:32 pm

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