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Forum: Computers 02-01-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Reading Bug
HDD vs SSD in 2019?

As I previously asked about HDDs in 2017 here (http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/computers/8092-hdd-2017-future.html), I thought Iíd update for the new year to ask the state of SSD and just how close...
Forum: Computers 02-18-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By Reading Bug
Yeah, screw this. I think I'm going to...

Yeah, screw this.

I think I'm going to return it and just get a couple of 1TB portable Seagates to hold me over. I suppose my other option would be a 4TB Fantom, but I don't need that much space,...
Forum: Computers 02-18-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By Reading Bug
Per Lordsmurf's advice, I want to stick to 2 TB...

Per Lordsmurf's advice, I want to stick to 2 TB Fantoms. I just ordered another (my first since this thread was started) to find a nice little sheet inside informing that the drive can be formatted...
Forum: Computers 08-04-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By Reading Bug
Soooo..... Fantom agreed to fully replace the...

Soooo..... Fantom agreed to fully replace the drive rather than repair it, but like you say LS, doing that is a bit hairy. I would like to get another drive as I need one anyway, so would consider...
Forum: Computers 07-28-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By Reading Bug
Thanks so much, LS! That's a lot of info. :) ...

Thanks so much, LS! That's a lot of info. :)

I've purchased nothing but Fantoms the last few years and love them, except I'm having trouble with one right now. It seems to be the circuit board......
Forum: Computers 07-02-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By Reading Bug
I was in my local Fry's yesterday checking out...

I was in my local Fry's yesterday checking out external desktop hard drives. It had probably been three months or more since I last looked but I was surprised to see how few 1 and 2 TB HDs are sold...
Forum: Blank Media 03-24-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Reading Bug
LordSmurf, Iíve recently adopted a personal...

LordSmurf, Iíve recently adopted a personal policy to try to watch discs (instead of rips) as often as possible to support the use, manufacture and sale (and ultimately continuation) of DVD/Blu-ray...
Forum: Encode, Convert for discs 10-13-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By Reading Bug
PAL to NTSC DVD: Recommended MPEG encoder?

Hi all,

I'm considering converting a retail PAL Region 2 DVD to NTSC using the guide on the site (http://www.digitalfaq.com/guides/video/convert-pal-ntsc.htm). What is recommended to encode to...
Forum: Computers 10-03-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Reading Bug
Hi all, I'm about to place two speakers with...

Hi all,

I'm about to place two speakers with no magnetic shielding in my bedroom, where I store various external hard drives as well as a Mac Pro sitting about eight feet from the bookcase I'd...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Reading Bug
Was Funai the last company in the world making...

Was Funai the last company in the world making VCRs?
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 02-03-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By Reading Bug
Older DVD vs. newer Blu-ray Pioneer drive

Hi all,

I'm looking to pick up a couple of Pioneer drives, but only intend to now (and probably ever) burn to DVD media. Is there a recommendation as to which of these two drives would be better?...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-30-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,711
Posted By Reading Bug
Thank you very much, sanlyn. That seems pretty...

Thank you very much, sanlyn. That seems pretty dicey, but I'll look into trying it.

If anyone else has thoughts, please chime in. :)
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-30-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,711
Posted By Reading Bug
Sorry if it isn't clear. I'm looking to... ...

Sorry if it isn't clear. I'm looking to...

1) Rip the DVD.
2) Extract the audio (converting it if necessary).
3) Make my edits (and convert it back if necessary).
4) Put it back among the...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-30-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,711
Posted By Reading Bug
Thank you sanlyn. By edit, I mean clean up...

Thank you sanlyn.

By edit, I mean clean up clicks (impulse noises) on the soundtrack without changing the length of the track.

I understand what you've described, but I seem to remember there...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-29-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,711
Posted By Reading Bug
Rip DVD audio/edit/return to DVD structure

Hi all,

I feel this topic has likely been covered before, here or elsewhere on the web, but I can't find it. I'm looking to extract audio from a retail DVD, do some cleanup (likely requiring a...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 01-18-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,108
Posted By Reading Bug
It looks like "OEM" is how they identify it...

It looks like "OEM" is how they identify it without the extra material. Either way, the model is an external drive only. And I already have it. Thanks LS! :)
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 01-18-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,108
Posted By Reading Bug
Best external DVD burner in 2016?

Hi all,

I'm looking to burn quite a number of both single and dual-layer DVD+Rs for a project and currently use an LG-GE24NU40 with my PC.
...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 09-05-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Reading Bug
In thinking about this operation, I've done some...

In thinking about this operation, I've done some more research and have a few more questions regarding my hardware options.

1. In looking at the Vantec card recommended earlier, as well as other...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 08-29-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Reading Bug
Thanks LS. So, if searching for a copy of XP...

Thanks LS.

So, if searching for a copy of XP to run on a custom-built PC, is there a specific description I should look for? "OEM," "Full Version," "System Builder" etc? Or a specific service...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 08-21-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Reading Bug
You can keep going. I'm a younger guy but I still...

You can keep going. I'm a younger guy but I still look at computers as tools as well. And really dislike how quickly tech can become outdated when trying to continue using those tools. Hence this...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 08-20-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Reading Bug
I'm actually still on my old system, and hope to...

I'm actually still on my old system, and hope to be for a good three or four more years (perhaps longer). This inquiry is to anticipate a solution for when at least some of my current tech is...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 08-19-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Reading Bug
Thank you for your reply, LS. Trying to get...

Thank you for your reply, LS. Trying to get experienced and reliable advice elsewhere is really difficult. I know I can rely on you guys to cut right to the issue and in plain English.

First, I...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 08-16-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Reading Bug
Hi all, The purpose of my post is really...

Hi all,

The purpose of my post is really twofold. Though discs are becoming less popular, I have no intention of abandoning them and would like to plan for the future. I have two of the older...
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 06-20-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,676
Posted By Reading Bug
I haven't had a chance to use the drive in...

I haven't had a chance to use the drive in question again, but am optimistic it is indeed the disc. I'll report back if any issues continue. Thanks LS!
Forum: Copy DVDs, Duplicate, Replicate 03-30-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,676
Posted By Reading Bug
Thank you, dpalomaki. Would you explain more...

Thank you, dpalomaki. Would you explain more about bearing wear please? Frankly I'm a little skeptical physical wear is the issue, as the drive has simply not been used much. Neither one has really -...
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