I have used audio grabber, EAC and dbPoweramp. I have found all three to
be powerful and reliable. For large scale ingest I would have no
hesitation in recommending dbPoweramp Batch Ripper:
This allows the user to access multiple drives and disc robots.
I have a slightly elderly Primera disc publisher, which is extremely
picky when it comes to compatibility. When first bought it I had it
hooked up to a clean laptop running XP Pro. With this set up I was able
use the network to burn discs and print lables using meta direct from
sql db. Since that time I have changed OS and hardware several times.
I've not been able to access the robot for some time. Last summer I
installed a demo version of dbPoweramp Batch Ripper. I was pleased, not
to mention surprised, to find that I was able to use the robot to rip
stacks of discs. With my set up I was easily able to rip 20 discs an our
unattended. Maximum throughput is claimed to be an amazing 120 discs per