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Can DVDs be damaged from shaking?

Discussion in 'DVD±R media' started by pkrillo, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. pkrillo

    pkrillo Member

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    This may be a dumb question, but can DVDs get damaged from being "shaken" in the air?

    I sometimes do this before I put a disc back into its case to get rid of any dust particles before putting it away. I'll sort of "wave" the disc back and forth in the air.

    Could this type of motion be harmful to the disc physically or risk damaging the data layer or anything like that?

    I assume that the answer would hold true to any kind of optical disc (DVD, blu-ray, etc.)?
     
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    scorpNZ Active member

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    No
    As for removing dust a very soft cloth like a lens claener for a camera is best or a soft paint brush around 1" width,both work well & leave no marks if done softly
     
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    xboxdvl2 Regular member

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    it shouldnt be harmful unless you accidently let go of the disc while shaking.
     
  4. pkrillo

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    Thanks for the replies ... I actually emailed Memorex customer support about this and got basically the same answer!
     

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