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Thread: Are Black CDR's OK ?
November 13th, 2002, 09:12 PM #1
Are Black CDR's OK ?
Been getting some PNY 80min 20x CD-R's from Tiger.
I've heard some controversy about "colored" discs ?
Anyone know about this ?
November 13th, 2002, 09:22 PM #2
As far as i have read, the laser cant even tell the difference between coloured discs & normal ones, and have actually red that the black discs are usually better for some cd players that have tracking issues with cdr's.
never used them myself tho, no-one in my area sells them....
November 13th, 2002, 09:28 PM #3
I used to use the PNY Black Diamond discs all the time, but now I can't get them locally
They are great discsWhat did a tornado sound like before freight trains were invented?
November 17th, 2002, 01:23 AM #4
You can still order them for $7.99/50pk
Look in the Steals & Deals forum
November 17th, 2002, 01:41 AM #5
i use color cdrs' all the time and im starting to think they work better.-JOSH H2OL-
November 17th, 2002, 01:44 AM #6
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my friend uses them all the time. hasn't had any problems with them
November 17th, 2002, 01:46 AM #7prexaspesGuest
No problems here with black or colors. Memorex, PNY, or generic cheapo brand...
November 17th, 2002, 01:47 AM #8
November 17th, 2002, 02:45 AM #9
There's no appearant advantage or disadvantage to use of coloured disks. In theory, black disks should last longer, but not appreciably so.
November 17th, 2002, 02:49 AM #10
Really the only advantage is that the disks can stand more or less light exposure depending on the dye color used. The difference is supposedly expressed in decades, so I have paid no special attention to the disk dye since I do not plan to have these that long. I have had not problems with any CD-Rs I have used and have used all dye colors. So, I'd say, buy away!
November 17th, 2002, 01:02 PM #11
They look good and work as well as others, but I can't tell how much of the disk is used.
November 18th, 2002, 03:50 AM #12
well acording to a web site I visited a while ago anything black and chrome attached to a computer will not only preform better (in tests up to 130% better) then it's counterpart in the beige color, it also signifigantly increases the proccessing power of the computer in question!
November 18th, 2002, 03:53 AM #13
Purple, Green, Yellow and read they all work great!i9300, lovin it!
November 18th, 2002, 09:13 PM #14
Hey Bob, you've just explained the Ricer myth perfectly!
November 19th, 2002, 02:46 AM #15
November 19th, 2002, 03:46 AM #16
lol skuz and bob
I've used all kinds/colors of CD-Rs...use whatever works in your cd player. My portable seems to hate all kinds...never use it anyway so *shrugs*...car cd player is awesome, though...it NEVER skips on ANY quality of cd-r..not picky at all
November 19th, 2002, 04:23 AM #17
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The different colouring in discs are an indication of the quality, I think it was black being best quality then silver then blue then green.
you are talking about the writeable part of the disc aren't you and not the label?
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