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That blueish color on most media

Discussion in 'DVD±R media' started by MrMingus, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. MrMingus

    MrMingus Member

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    Hello brothers.

    I was wondering if there was some media out there without the blueish color on the burning side. If you look at an 'original' DVD you see it has a silverish color. I was looking for some media that would look as close to the original as possible, meaning I would also be interested in it being printable.
     
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    Nephilim Moderator Staff Member

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    Factory DVDs are pressed using a silver or gold metallic reflective layer which must be pressed, not burned which is why you're not finding burnable media that uses a dye other than purple or blue :)
     
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    Does that mean that I could make my burnable DVD's 'silverish' after the data is burned into them?
     
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    Not if you want them to play :)
     
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     ... If you don't want your discs to have that beautiful purpleish-blue color on them, you need to find some media manufactured by Mitsui ... They use a PhthaloCyanine dye which is a pale goldish color ... I really don't understand why the dye color presents a problem ... Of course unless you're bootlegging ...
     

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