Re: CD recording


Subject: Re: CD recording
From: Jason Smalridge (inadaze@mac.com)
Date: Thu Sep 23 2004 - 09:56:27 EDT


I think this may help to answer your questions.
http://www.cdrfaq.org/

Jay
On 22-Sep-04, at 5:34 PM, Coryn Smethurst wrote:

> HHB audio guarantee their CDR's to last longer than 5 years, can't
> remember how long off the top of my head ...
>
> crrs
>
> on 22/9/04 20:13, Andres Lewin at alero@eresmas.net wrote:
>
>
> I am asking about experience on life of recorded CD-R.
> I am having trouble playing and saving material recorded on CD-R
> about 4-5 years ago. Beginning sectors mainly ok, but further progress
> in the CD noises appear. Once you extract it, the extraction time
> increases notably, and if you inspect the .wav files you may find
> clics or even empty spaces.
> Two days ago a composer residing in France made following statement
> as per his knowledge gathered at different electronic music studios.
> - Commercial released CDs: estimated life 20 years
> - recorded CD-R: estimated life 5 years
> Any body can give any light on this issue?
> Andres Lewin-Richter
> Phonos Foundation
> Barcelona
>
>
>
>



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