With quality media such as T-Y around 25c each, why would anyone use
generic garbage? I do not understand... Even Costco carries TDK, the
minimum I would use even in a pinch!
The one and only stalels generic pack I got was returned after 10 in a
On Mar 28, 2006, at 5:07 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
> I noticed one of the big downfalls of using DVD media -- even recent
> drives are somewhat picky about what discs they'll reliably burn.
> Plextor burns a wide range but it would not take generic 8x CD-R with
> an inkjet-print coating on top, I suspect because the discs were
> obviously thicker than silver-top and may not fit the drive properly,
> but it also might be that Plextor's laser doesn't like that shade of
> purple dye. In any case, I generally don't have this problem with CDRW
> drives, except my Plextor Pro won't burn the dirt-cheapo Staples and
> OfficeMax CDR's (probably as a measure to save the user from himself
> ;) ).