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CD Recordables (CDRs) seems to be the most reliable and accessible audio music medium available to consumers today.

Its longevity beats any other storage medium available--manufactures claim 75 years for green dye and 100 years for gold dye once the disc has been written. Compare this with an very liberal shelf life estimate of 10 to 20 years for DATs, this is extremely good.

Also, compatibility of CDRs are hard to beat. be With the mass availability of audio CD players, you can take your audio CDR and play it on any available consumer CD player, including many low-end "ghetto-blasters".

However, audio CDRs are not without its pitfalls--primarily the daunting technical difficulties that a user must face before being able to create an audio CDR comparable to a premanufactured audio CD.

[The Audio CD]
Describes the audio CD standard and how to create one
[What Equipement Do I Need?]
This file discusses what processor you should have, how much drive space you need, what CD recorder to get, etc.
[What Digital IO Card Should I Buy?]
More specifically, should I get an AdB or ZA2?
[What Software should I use?]
Software for both Redbook Audio CD creation and audio extraction...
[What Equipement I Use]
A detailed description of what I personally use.
Updated Jan 21, 1998.
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