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APK

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CDR / DVDR life expectancy
« on: March 13, 2008, 07:25:28 PM »
Just noticed on a cheap stack of 50 Ridata blank DVD disks the following statement:

"Storage acceleration tests guarantee safe storage for more than 30 years."

That this is actually printed on the outside of the case really does mean something.

I think the days of thinking these things will only last 10 years or so are over
(unless the disks are abused of course).
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Re: CDR / DVDR life expectancy
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2008, 07:30:21 AM »
I remember some from a number of years ago claiming 100 year life expectancy which I thought was a bit humorous...   I'm sure the test conditions were slightly ideal.   :)
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