The TY 4x DVD-Rs with TYG01 code are more likely to be fine then the ones with TYG02 code. It's been said for some time though that these 4x DVD-Rs were basically a B Grade disc from Taiyo Yuden, but we didn't really know all the details about WHY they were B Grade (actually, we still don't....).miss_swan wrote:Thanks TDD for the info.
I'm kinda bummed out then. I've been backing up my precious digital files/data (pics/vids of family/kids) onto TY dvd-r 4x media (the 100pk, spindle, no label from [rfdlink=/forums/autolink/redirectpage.php?linkid=28]NCIX[/rfdlink]) ... looks like I should have picked up some of that Maxell stuff.
Please keep us updated TDD.
As I said in the above e-mail though, we don't know how badly the discs will be affected by this problem. We know it's widespread (world wide), and has been a problem for quite some time, so that most 8x DVD
Current suggested recordable media?
CD-Rs = Maxell CD-R Pro, Verbatim Datalife+, Falcon Media Pro