Friday, April 23, 2004

Photo: The CD-R Lifetime Myth

The CD-R Lifetime Myth
from DP Review:

There is an interesting story today in the UK newspaper, The Independent, about the claims manufacturers make about the lifespan of their CD-R's. They are the easiest means of archiving digital photographs today, but if disc is useless after 2 years, perhaps another archival medium is required. If CD-R is still your chosen media, then purchase the best, record at the recommened speed for your drive, and store in a cool dry environment.

Read the whole article here


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