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VHS to DVD DL disc help.

I am considering buying a dual layer blank dvd to transfer my old vhs tapes. My question is, which one do I buy, the DVD-R DL or the DVD+R DL? What is the difference?? Will any DVD DL brand do?
I really want a disc that I can add more videos to in case there is still more space to fill up, without having to erase the video that is already in the disc.
I bought the Panasonic DMR-EZ47Vk Dvd Recorder

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Use the DL DVD-RW, - are good for videos and playing on a DVD player. any brand i think will do.

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