TapeandMedia Verbatim BD-RE DL

Discussion in 'CD/DVD/BD Blanks' started by Badnews, Aug 7, 2017.

  1. Badnews

    Badnews Well-Known Member


    Yes i admit a American mistake, I should of posted this. Adbear a blast from the past for over 10 years ago on CDFreaks.


    4700 Miles (mi). = 7563.9168 Kilometers (km)
     
  2. ZARTT

    ZARTT Well-Known Member

    If anyone is still looking for Verbatim BDRE-DL 50 GB blanks part # 097536-203, they are still in stock on AMAZON, but they are $9.00 US apiece plus shipping if you don't use PRIME.
    I purchased 5, and with sales tax, and shipping to my US Zip code, the total was $61.49 US.
    They are also in stock at MEDIAMEGAMALL.com a little cheaper @ $6.29 US apiece, but they get you for shipping.
    Purchasing 5 fro MMM, and sending to my Zip code was $31.45 US + $16.00 shipping + $4.95 small order charge (below 50 bux) for a total of $52.41, and they only accept US based credit cards.
    I hear all good words about these blanks, so it's time to try them.
     
  3. Ch3vr0n

    Ch3vr0n Translator NL & Mod

    Good words indeed. The reason is simple. They use a genuine Verbatim disc identifier (called the MID), VERBAT-IM1-00. This quality wise just as good as the dye they use on their single use recordable discs (BD-R (DL) which uses VERBAT-IMe-000 or VERBAT-IMf-000). These discs are no longer being manufactured by verbatim and have been outsourced to CMC Magnetics which uses a highly inferior recording dye with MID CMCMAG-IM0-00. If you don't have problems burning on them, then you most likely will have problems playing them back on a player.
     
  4. Badnews

    Badnews Well-Known Member

    There in limited supply, I checked out MMM there down to 10 pcs and Amazon is almost sold out. But I have a office full that I won't even use now that I went full scale 100% original audio/video on MKV and upscaled to 4K , And it all takes less then 5 mins.
     
  5. ZARTT

    ZARTT Well-Known Member

    The Verbatim BDRE DL 50gb blanks that I ordered have arrived.
    They have the desireable identifier that is referred to earlier in this thread.
    I am going to run some experiments on one of them, but I want to be sure that I have formatted it the proper way.
    Should I use Image Burn, let Win-7 do the format, or look for a third party formatter?
    I don't want to screw things up at the starting gate.
    Thanks in advance.
    Art
     
  6. Badnews

    Badnews Well-Known Member



    Use ImgBurn to format them, You shouldn't be without ImgBurn on your computer in the 1st place.


    In ImgBurn under tools do a full format not a quick format. Then enjoy!


    When you want to erase then you can use a quick erase or do not use a erase at all just rewrite over the movie that's already on the disc even if the movie is smaller or larger. Your limited to 46.6GB.
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2017
  7. Ch3vr0n

    Ch3vr0n Translator NL & Mod

    If it's a fresh out of the wrapper rewriteable, you can't do a quick format in imgburn even if you wanted and selected it too. It'll automatically do a full format
     
  8. Adbear

    Adbear Well-Known Member

    I always used to set my new discs formatting without spare areas, let it get to 1% so it's written the disc header then abort, after that I could do a quick format on the disc
     
  9. Ch3vr0n

    Ch3vr0n Translator NL & Mod

    Without spare areas and full certification is default

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  10. ZARTT

    ZARTT Well-Known Member

    Hello:
    In an attempt to format my virgin 50 gb BDRE DL blank using Image Burn 2.5.8.0, I find that the drive choice under tools is greyed out.
    There are 11 choices under the tool heading, and both drive, and change are dimmed.
    I eventually used Nero to do the format, it took 90 minutes, and finished successfully.
    This behavior persists with an empty drive, a virgin disc inserted, and a formatted disc inserted.
    It also occurs with a 25 gb BD, and a blank DVD.
    I apologize for discussing a foreign product here, but I see that a couple of experienced posters are online, and I'm really scratching my head.
    Can someone help me scratch it too.
    Art
     
  11. Badnews

    Badnews Well-Known Member

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    Drive choice should be on the READ page under source, If not change it with MODE to READ. I never experienced anything like you are. Under source if you have 3 Bluray drives you can change it to use anyone you desire as long as it has a legit drive letter. There are suppose to be 11 options under tools but DRIVE should not be dimmed with or without a blank disc in drive.



    Need more info, This is the place.

    Code:
    http://www.imgburn.com/
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2017
  12. ZARTT

    ZARTT Well-Known Member

    Thank you Badnews.
    In trying to run the format, I ran into the wall, and stopped, when I tried to select tools, and drive, from very first menu that appears upon starting the utility.
    Like you pointed out, I had to drill deeper, selecting either read or write, with a mode change, to get to the selectable drive choice.
    I love to solve mysteries of my own making, and you were a big help.
    Thanks again buddy.
    Art.
     
  13. Badnews

    Badnews Well-Known Member




    Go into tools then settings then click on events, "On Startup" change that to READ. Now click on WRITE and put a check mark in "Use Normal" for BD Video discs. Now when you click MODE you can READ, WRITE, Etc. Ez mode picker isn't my startup choice.
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2017
  14. Ch3vr0n

    Ch3vr0n Translator NL & Mod

    As lightning UK ik your topic on imgburn site, when you're in the easy picker mode the drive selection is greyed out. You simply click on any of the 6 buttons, THEN you go to the tools menu and it will work. I usually pick 'explore' for formatting.

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