SCSI CD drive capable of reading CD-R

Eric Smith eric at
Sun Apr 17 17:24:36 CDT 2005

Antonio wrote:
> I've used to have some issues with an RRD42 and CD-RWs too.
> So there are certainly drives that are marginal with CD-Rs.

Only fairly early drives have problems with CD-Rs.  Problems
with CD-RW lasted much longer, because they're much further from
the CD-ROM spec (very low contrast ratio).  To this day, some
CD-ROM drives have trouble with CD-RW, though not nearly as many
as used to.


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