Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: Archival of digital images
From: "Steve Barbour" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 17:41:15 -0700
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Thanks the specific Kodak type is called what... and where do
you find the cheapest price? Thanks Steve
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Henning J. Wulff" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, January 14, 2001 2:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: Archival of digital images

> I've had a CD writer for quite a number of years (I'm on my third one
> now) and I've seen the media prices go from $20 to less than $.50.
> I've had good media, bad media, media that could only be read in
> certain drives etc. The only stuff that has worked consistently well
> is gold surfaced media.
> Unfortunately, the only media that I've seen that always has a gold
> surface is Kodak's, and it usually costs 2-4x what the cheapest
> costs. But it seems really inexpensive compared with buying a stack
> of 50 or 100 CD's that don't verify properly, or cause other problems.
> I also recently ran into another problem. I bought some Maxell CD-R
> 700Mb which say on the box 'Branded Gold Surface'. However, the
> actual color is blue-green, which in my experience is usually the
> worst. They seem to work OK at present, but I'm not putting anything
> on them that I want to see in 25 years.
> I'm going to stick to Kodak media from now on.
> --
>     *            Henning J. Wulff
>    /|\      Wulff Photography & Design
>   /###\
>   |[ ]|

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