At 06:13 PM 4/25/2006, [log in to unmask] wrote:
>Here's a question for those who use cd-r for preservation.
>I have used Taiyo Yuden and Mitsui for the last 8 years. In that
>time TY has always come out of my burners with much better quality
>as demonstrated by a Clover Systems analyzer. My question is, if TY
>has a consistently better error rate than Mitsui, is there any
>reason for me to use Mitsui at all? I know the arguments for and
>against phthalocyanine. What do you all say?
>Leaning towards TY exclusively,
I think initial error rate is only part of the story. I keep seeing
pthalocyanine dye coming out substantially ahead of any other media
in tests like Joe Iraci's.
That is why I stick with MAM-A.
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