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Question about blank DVD media

Discussion in 'DVD±R media' started by ECMoney, Jan 13, 2004.

  1. ECMoney

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    What is the difference in the colour of the recording surface and the top surface. Does the colour mean anything? I bought a 25-pack of Mitsumi DVD-r and the recording surface colour is a silver/blue and the top surface is silver. Does this mean anything, I have seen some blank DVD's with purple colour on the recording surface.
     
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    Color does not matter. Different manufactures use different color dyes on their DVD media. Just make sure you get the type you need as far as + or - format.
     
  3. ECMoney

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    I know all about the different media types and brands but I just didn't know if there was a difference in recording surface colour. Just asking to see if there was anything that I should know regarding the colour.
     
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    No difference as long as it's a good quality disc.
     
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    Back in the day, when CD burners were still young, it made a difference. The brighter dyes had a higher reflectivity, and would often play better on older CD drives.

    However, these days, devices should have no problem reading disks of any colour.
     

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