[futurebasic] Re: [FB] [X-FB] CD-R recorders

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From: "Deepesh Letap" <DLetap@...>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 12:30:41 +0100

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>From: BMichael@...
>To: futurebasic@...
>Subject: Re:  [FB] [X-FB] CD-R recorders
>Date: Sat, Aug 21, 1999, 9:42 pm
>

>>I've got my eye on the LaCie 8x20 External.  Does anybody have any
>>experience with this model, or have suggestions about a different one?
>
> No clue on the LaCie's, but I can give _some_ advice. Don't get a
> Panasonic (Matsushita) CW-7502. (Unless you want mine. Highest bid was
> $40. Like most of them I've found, it's "non-functional".) Do consider
> the Yamaha CRW4416S - it's only 4X, but it'll do CD-R or CD-RW, and the
> price is good; ClubMac has them for just over $300.

I use the Yamaha CRW4416S and find it very good. It also allows you to boot
from it using a bootable disk which is not possible with all CD-R or CD-RW
drives. The supplied Toast software has enabled me to use the drive for all
practical purposes without any additional expense on other software.

Good luck,

Deep