RE: LD vs. DVD vs. VCR (Was-Re:[gundam] MG Gundams are coming toA merica, Read on!!)


Rodrick Su (rsu@tigana.com)
Fri, 16 Apr 1999 07:30:22 -0700


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Edward Ju [mailto:gundam@loop.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 16, 1999 12:24 AM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: Re: LD vs. DVD vs. VCR (Was-Re:[gundam] MG Gundams are coming
> toAmerica, Read on!!)
>
>
> >here is my two cents worth, I think that vcd is the best.
>
> I hope you are being sarcastic. VCDs are basically the
> prototype for DVDs,
> since it uses MPEG-1 compression, whereas DVDs use MPEG-2.
> VCDs are also
> limited to approximately an hour per disc, which forces a
> feature film to
> be stored on 2 discs.
>

Not to mention that VCD uses the original CD spect, which limits storage
space to 650MB. A single layer of DVD is 2 1/2 GB.
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