CD-ROM / DVD Technologies:
- CD-ROM Changer Mapped as Single Drive Letter in Windows 2000:
Check the Windows Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) for compatibility
code loses free speech shield CNET News.com:
"While the DeCSS cases still set an important precedent, the
DVD-copying issue has moved on. Other software that allows DVD copying
is widely and freely available online, and retail packages are even
sold in stores..." (8/25/2003).
- From Milt
Gugenheim: If you bought a CD anytime during the last ten years, a
class action settlement has been reached. You may get between $5 to
$20 back depending on the number of claims filed. No proof is
The site is www.MusicCDsettlement.com
Good Luck! (2/6/2003)
Settlement Hearing was held on May 22, 2003, and the Settlement was
approved on June 13, 2003." (8/25/2003)
Stadje, Nonsens Page The Case of the Exploding CD-ROM (1/30/2003).
- Consumer Watch - CD Owners Get Money Back In Settlement
"Forty-one states are part of a settlement of a huge price-fixing
lawsuit with several major music labels. The deal calls for companies
to return $44 million to customers." (1/20/2003)
VIA moves up CD-RW chip production to October (10/8/2002).
CD Books: Compact Disc Books (8/26/2002).
1 Music Record Industry: "The music recording industry and
production of CDs through a supply chain analysis." By Students @
Duke University - Team One of Sociology 142. A
rather interesting view into the Music CD Industry (8/12/2002).
CD & DVD Writing Written June 11, 2002 (8/3/2002).
preps notebook recordable DVD drive - Tech News - CNET.com
DVD+RW Drive-By - DVD+RW Compatibility
Not All That Was Expected (4/9/2002).
announced in October 2001, Yamaha [Yamaha CRW3200E-VK (ATAPI
model)] has just now started shipping the 1st (Mt.
- InCD 3.14: CD-MRW Format (Mt Rainier
Format) is now supported.
- CD-R Diagnostic Tools and Utilities - Excellent
List of CD-R File Recovery Applications! (1/29/2002)
And SAI Collaborate To Offer Mt. Rainier Compliant CD-RW Hardware And
Software Solutions For PC’s -- www1.internetwire.com
for the burn - Software Reviews - CNET.com:
CNET reviews 7 CD-creation apps (12/11/01).
o x i o Putting Your Web Site on CD (Win)
Data Media DVD-RW
products information ( 10/26/01).
Heaven - Encoders: WinDVD
- WinDVD D/L: InterVideo,
Inc. The Digital Entertainment Company
to Ship Its First Combination DVD+RW/CD-RW Drive
- (Aug. 20, 2001)
- The perfect CD Replicator! -
CDFS.VXD 4.00.1030 Freeware D\L
for Win9x Versions.
- A proprietary technology, which helps protect from Buffer Under Run
Errors while burning CD-R/CD-RW's. BURN-Proof stands for Buffer
developed by SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., is the technique to record the end
point of the data and the following data beginning point without the gap
even if the write error (Buffer Under Run Error) which occurs by data
forwarding from host (PC) cutting temporarily while writing of the data
from the CD-R/RW drive to the CD-R/RW media.
prevents the record failure of CD-R/RW and it is remarkable as
technology to make it be possible to use safely as the back-up media of
When product has passed verification, it is issued
an authorization proof and a product name as mentioned in the
authorization product list. Note Firmware Version on Certification List.
See Drive Manufacturer regarding Firmware Revisions. System
Solution Center Tochigi Co., Ltd.; 'BURN-Proof' is a Trademark of
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
This List of CD Recording apps is getting
so long, we were considering making this a separate page in the near
future. We did - Enjoy!
- Digital Audio Extraction Tools & Technologies:
Audio CD Media Players:
CD-RW Drive Brands:
- Get It!?! Buffer Under Run Protection licensed from SANYO.
- Some are, some are not. And they're not telling which ones! Pass for
- LiteON - OEM
products. Burn-Proof! Good drives and
- Yamaha - 1st to Ship
CD-MRW (Mt. Ranier Drives!)
(CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive)
Friendly (Out Of Business!)
Note: smartandfriendly.com may be
offline but Perry Solomon <Perry888@AOL.COM> still owns the
domain name! Smart & Friendly and High Technology Distributing
share addresses & phones! WhoIs Search indicates Domain Record
expires on 07-Jun-2003.
& DVD Technologies:
DVD recordable currently wears 4 hats - DVD-RW,
DVD+RW, DVD-RAM & DVD-R. All currently have 4.7GB capacity disks.
Sony and Philips introduced the Compact Disc -
Digital Audio Format in 1982. This was the start of digital media. The
Digital Music Compact Disc (CD) has grown from there building upon that
success as a preferred storage medium for
transport and archive of computer data.
"The Digital Music Compact Disc (Audio CD)
was introduced in the U.S. in 1983. Three years later, sales of CDs and CD
players exceeded sales of LPs and turntables." Quoting Computer
Language Dictionary now known as 'Computer Desktop Encyclopedia'
About - DVD Recording DVR-A05
- Pioneer Electronics, DVR-A04
- DVD-R (DVR-103) -
Release (January 10, 2001).
- DVD-RAM - Panasonic
(EIDE) - Under $1,000.00
dvd-writer - HP DVD+RW / HP DVD-Writer -
Pioneer SuperDrive - DVR103
Panasonic DVDBurner - LF-D311
- DVD Association
PRO 2000 Conference & Expo
Page - Home - CD just about
Live News Feeds
About DVD from Technicolor
Media Net - Goldmine of Digital
DVDit! - The Easiest Way to Publish on DVD!™
Video Group - An Overview of Digital Video
- HP DVD+RW - HP
DVD: Features - 1996
How to Know When It's Time to Buy DVD - 1997
- Philips DVD+RW - Soon
to be released product! Or so they keep promising...
Information - The
- DVD+RW Alliance
- DVD+R Double Layer - Introducton:
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