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Drive Compatibility Test (Phase 2) for DVD-R(General) and DVD+R Discs, including DVD Creation Plan

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Author(s)

Oliver T. Slattery

Abstract

Phase 2 test procedure is designed to test the compatibility of DVD drives with DVD writable media including DVD-R (for general) and DVD+R. The test plan includes detailed instructions on how to create and test the recordable media and how to determine the result from each test.Following implementation of Phase 1 (NIST Special Publication 500-254), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Optical Technology Storage Association (OSTA) and the DVD Association (DVDA) expanded the scope of testing in Phase 2. Phase 2 includes testing of DVD recordable drives and also includes a procedure to create test media.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-258
Report Number
500-258

Keywords

DVD compatibility, DVDA, OSTA, readability

Citation

Slattery, O. (2004), Drive Compatibility Test (Phase 2) for DVD-R(General) and DVD+R Discs, including DVD Creation Plan, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed February 29, 2024)
Created September 15, 2004, Updated April 26, 2012