:-) all good.
On May 14, 2018, at 1:29 PM, Eli Bildirici <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> (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:
>>>> search for TY CDrs for more info.
>>>> I won’t use anything else, until forced to.