Best Quality CDs
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MOJOEL
Registered: Oct 30, 2011
Total Posts: 17
Country: United States

I have someone wanting photo's on CD.Is there any certain brand I should get that delivers better quality over another ?



Peter Figen
Registered: Apr 28, 2007
Total Posts: 3141
Country: United States

Sony, Verbatim, Taiyo-Yuden, Mitsui, Fuji, JVC, etc. I think I have yet to have a CD go bad on me but plenty of DVD's have. The people at Media Supply are very knowledgeable and helpful. http://www.mediasupply.com/cd-r-media.html



MOJOEL
Registered: Oct 30, 2011
Total Posts: 17
Country: United States

Thanks



Ho1972
Registered: Dec 02, 2007
Total Posts: 1275
Country: United States

Note that obtaining quality media is only part of the story. A particular brand of quality disc may not give good results with burner A but it may be just fine with burner B. Further, those satisfactory results may only be obtained at a specific burn speed -- and slowest is not usually better.

For CDs or DVDs that are handed off to clients, I don't obsess too much over disc quality but I don't give them the cheapest thing I can find either. For my own archival purposes, I test media for read errors (different media, different burn speeds) and use what gives me the best result.

At least that's how it used to be. These days, 4.7GB doesn't seem nearly as spacious as it used to.