Any love for CD-R?

rtp_burnsville

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#21
For the most part I have had good luck with CD-R, just avoid the no-name, 100 for a dollar junk disks. I must have several 100 all recorded with my PC/Sound Forge setup. Nothing in the digital format lasts forever, so be sure to make multiple copies of recordings which you value and can't be replaced.

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LOL, I have not touched a CD-R since Napster went down. I still have all the ones I made when I transfered my Napster files to disc. They all still play as far as I know but I have not looked at them since probably 2000, it would be a chore just to locate them at this point

I have a stack of unused ones I picked up a year or so ago at an estate sale, probably will never use them either. No point since I flat out refuse to part with my dbx DX5 cd player (it only plays silverpress cd's)
 

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Been doing it since '99. The disc to disc machines that do it in real time have been the best I've found but hell...even a lossless file burned to disc can sound pretty darn good.
 
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Being a consumer deck aimed at the audiophile, it should perform better than your standard CD burner in a PC.
Is that necessarily true? CD Audio has a framework that can't be bypassed, I think that's actually independent of the device that actually burned the disc. There are a number of "colored" book standards (yellow, orange, red, and green book standards) that specify the information recorded onto a CD- the rules have to be followed otherwise you have a collection of iridescent coasters for your cocktail table.
 

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I've used Verbatim Data-Life CD-R discs for many years and they have never let me down.
 

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I'd love to know if your Staples and Sony CD-Rs I sent you over the last four years have stood the test of time...so far they've never failed me in any of Rebel Elf's Machines.

I have at least two CD-Rs older than 15 years...one was made to test MusicMatch Jukebox and the other in 1999.
 

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Your Rebel Elf humbly thanks you.
 
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