Thanks! I did not know there was American manufaturing of CDRs! Very
Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio
On Oct 13, 2005, at 4:11 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> At 07:03 PM 10/13/2005, Lou Judson wrote:
>> Deeper question: how are gold CDRs more archival? They still use
>> chemicals for the coding, so is it just the better reflectivity? And
>> I am unfamiliar with the term MAM-A. Pardon if this is too
>> elementary, but I am here to learn as long as it doesn't bother the
>> real archivists! I'm small time myself compared to many of you... If
>> I need to brush up on basics just send me there and I'll be quiet!
> The phthalocyanine dye is considered stable and the gold reflective
> layer is considered stable.
> Don't glue anything to the lacquer that could damage it.
> MAM-A is the name under which Mitsui is now selling their CD-Rs.
> My distributor tells me there is only labeling difference between the
> Archival gold CD-Rs and the gold CD-Rs. I'm not 100% sure of that, but
> I can't find any differences on the Web site the last time I looked.
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