Lanny Marcus wrote: > In December and January, I bought 2 LG (IDE) DVD burners, in Cali, > Colombia, for less than USD$35 each, which includes tax. They both > work well. Previously bought TEAC drives, but someone on the list > suggested LG instead. John, do you have any experience with the > reliability of LG drives, in addition to your experience with the > Samsung drives? I don't have any personal experience, but the buzz I've heard indicates LG stuff has generally been quite good. A few years ago, Lite-On was considered a very good brand, but of late their QC has slipped per various anecdotal reports.