Hi John Actually, no. I have had cases where the little pins were already broken so the disc was wobbling around but I just replaced the tray. I was always on the lookout for the Mobile Fidelity ones, but could never find who made them. They have a latch that opens automatically when you open the case. Much better design. Cheers Shai בתאריך 30/03/14 10:27 PM, ציטוט John Haley: > Hello, Shai. But haven't you got jewel cases where there is a plastic blob > left over from the manufacture in the middle of the surface against which > the CD rests, guaranteeing a circular scratch on the CD, the kind that > foils error-correction because it parallels the laser path? > > Best, John > > > > > On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 4:11 PM, Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> Actually, a lot of thought went into the design. Granted it's not the best >> I've seen ( that would be the one Mobile Fidelity used) but it did achieve >> the main goal: hold the cd by the center hole, suspended so that nothing >> touches the surfaces and be easy to remove when you press lightly on the >> center. Again, I do not think it's the best they could come up with but at >> the time it was very elegant. As for space, considering that a case can >> hold two cd's that's 160 minutes of music. 4 Lp's would take up much more >> room. >> Cheers >> Shai >> בתאריך 30/03/14 9:40 PM, ציטוט John Haley: >> >>> I have always been amazed that the same techno wizards who could bring us >>> CD's and their digital prodigy got stuck with the jewel case for >>> packaging. >>> What a lousy, dumb design it is, from delaminating center holes to weak, >>> easily breaking hinges, to space hogging on shelves, etc. >>> >>> Best, >>> John Haley >>> >>> >>> On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Richard L. Hess >>> <[log in to unmask]>wrote: >>> >>> On 2014-03-30 12:14 PM, Lou Judson wrote: >>>> For the education of us ignoramuses who have never seen an SACD case, >>>>> can >>>>> you link to an image of one or describe it with words? >>>>> Like this? >>>>> <http://store.acousticsounds.com/index.cfm?get=detail&title_id=12486> >>>>> >>>>> Hi, Lou, >>>> I think, hinges and logos aside, the huge thing between CD jewel cases >>>> and >>>> DVD/SACD cases is that the original CD jewel case centre hole latch can >>>> be >>>> hard on dual-layer discs, potentially delaminating them upon removal from >>>> the case. >>>> >>>> Cheers, >>>> >>>> Richard >>>> -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask], >>>> Ontario, Canada 647 >>>> >>>> 479 2800 http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape >>>> transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes. >>>> >>>> >> -- >> Cheers >> Shai Drori >> Timeless Recordings >> [log in to unmask] >> בברכה, >> שי דרורי >> מומחה לשימור והמרה של אודיו וידאו וסרטים 8-35 ממ. >> -- Cheers Shai Drori Timeless Recordings [log in to unmask] בברכה, שי דרורי מומחה לשימור והמרה של אודיו וידאו וסרטים 8-35 ממ.