SCSI CD drive capable of reading CD-R
tractorb at ihug.co.nz
Mon Apr 18 00:55:51 CDT 2005
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From: "Eric Smith" <eric at brouhaha.com>
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Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 10:22 AM
Subject: Re: SCSI CD drive capable of reading CD-R
> Phil wrote:
>> Watch out though - the "Datalife" CDRs are cheap crap - rebranded
>> Magnetics floor-scrapings.
> Floor scrapings are the only kind CMC Magnetics makes. TDK CD-Rs
> to be Taiyo-Yuden, which is the best. I routinely bought them at
> One day I had a spindle of which nearly 50% of the discs were bad,
> checking the ATIP data, they were CMC Magnetics. I've never bought
> TDK CD-R media since. I can only guess that some bean counter at
> refused to pay for T-Y when CMCM is so much cheaper. Possibly TDK
> switched to something else by now, but I'll never find out
So just how reilable/accurate IS the ATIP data?
This guy thinks it's rubbish.
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