0

Hardware parts always come with what seems to be standard naming.

Example for DVD burners :

  • Samsung SE-S084
  • Panasonic SW-9587-S

Is there some standard understanding of these letters ? For example, is the difference between Panasonic SW-9587-S and SW-9587-C the same as any DVD burner called XXX-S and XXX-C ?

2 Answers 2

1

Short answer: No.

Each manufacturer has its Marketing-Droids who do invent these numbers out-of-the-blue for each product.

In a product series a higher number may indicate better performance, but that's no rule, just a conjecture.

0

No. There is no such standard.

Names might be standardised by brand, but even that's only the decision of the company, not a requirement.

2
  • OK thanks. At least, does a different last letter mean the difference is "less important" that a different number ? For example, should we expect Panasonic SW-9587-S and SW-9587-C to be technically similar ?
    – Vincent
    Apr 12, 2019 at 20:31
  • Not necessary. There is no general rule. Apr 12, 2019 at 21:04

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.