how good is the data reliability with CD ROM and DVD RAM?
chd at chdickman.com
Sun Jul 22 19:13:38 CDT 2018
Below is a sampling of disks recorded between 2001 and 2009. It is
likely that the disks of the same type were from the same package
because I don't use many disks. They were stored without much care,
but in a spaces tolerable to humans for reasonable periods.
Imation CD-R recorded 2003/12/29 readable
Imation CD-R recorded 2004/01/02 recoverable errors
Imation CR-R recorded 2001/12/18 recoverable errors
Imation CD-R recorded 2005/07/15 recoverable errors
Imation CD-R recorded 2001/12/24 recoverable errors
TDK DVD-R recorded 2006/02/05 recoverable errors
TDK DVD-R recorded 2009/09 unrecoverable errors. The
edges of the disk have a strange faded coloration.
TDK DVD-R recorded 2007/10/07 readable
Memorex CD-R recorded 2005 unrecoverable errors
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