(IOW, in my initial post here, which I am now realizing you weren't responding to, I should have specified that TY's dye composition/mfr process lives on, somehow, under CMC. I realize now that the way I phrased it in my reply to you sounded ambiguous. Carry on)
-------- Original Message --------
From: Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2018 04:12 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] CD-R life
> Eli, are you saying geniune Japanese TY CDRs are still available? If so, where, or is it secret?
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> On May 14, 2018, at 12:42 PM, Eli Bildirici <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I am aware, but iirc error tests with e.g. CD-DVD Speed show the CMC Mag disks are less robust than the Japanese manufactured ones, though the formula is the same. This may have affected long-term longevity somewhat too but it's only been a couple of years, so it's hard to know for sure. In any case the theme in this thread seems to be 'dye matters, and proper storage matters quite a lot as well'.
> > I should have mentioned that they are still available though and are still probably your best bet.
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > From: Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Monday, May 14, 2018 03:33 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] CD-R life
> >> TY formula still available:
> >> <https://www.amazon.com/CMC-Pro-Powered-Technology-Watershield/dp/B000LUC8WW>
> >> <http://www.microboards.com/blank-media/cmc-pro-media/cmc-pro-cd-r-media>
> >> search for TY CDrs for more info.
> >> I won’t use anything else, until forced to.
> >> <L>