Many times people confuse between DVD Duplication and DVD Replication using them as synonyms for each other. Whereas DVD Duplication and DVD replication are totally different methods by which data can be stored on a diskette. DVD Duplication is a process commonly used everywhere by most computer users to copy data using DVD Burners or DVD Duplicators.
DVD duplication in simple terms is wherein data is actually burned on the surface of the disc using DVD burners or DVD Duplicators. You only need software and a DVD burner which lets information to be burned automatically on a recordable DVD. If there is a need for additional copies then the entire process needs to be repeated. DVD duplication is used mostly for personal use as it is an inexpensive method of transferring data to a recordable DVD and is mostly used when the desired number of copies is low. DVD Duplicators are used by individuals or organizations who want to quickly duplicate more number of DVD’s at a time thus reducing process time. DVD duplicator is mostly used in organizations to copy corporate presentations, video and data onto multiple DVD’s for distribution. .
DVD Replication is more professional method of making copies of DVD by molding the disk to be an exact copy of the original disk. It can be also called as a professional method of ‘DVD burning’.
For instance, if you have an original DVD of your compositions and want to make copies which of really high standard then DVD replication is what you need. DVD Replication will ensure that the copies produced are of good quality, reliable and durable giving a professional look to the finished product.
In DVD replication the original copy is used to create a glass master. A set of molds or stampers which act as a blueprint for the process of replication are then created using the glass master. The molds or stampers are then mounted onto the injection mold machine to create a replica of the mold in the form of a disc. A very thin layer of Aluminum is then coated on the disc which is then finally coated with layer of lacquer and hardened with the help of ultraviolet light. Every DVD is made in the exact same way thus ensuring that the reproduced DVD’s are of high quality and exact replicas of the original.
DVD duplication and DVD replication are both methods of making copies from the original discs. DVD duplication is mostly used for personal use whereas DVD replication is more suitable for a commercial use.
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