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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.

Cheers,

Richard


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