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PigGuy

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I have the drive (Mitsumi 4804) and I just need the media.
I havent been able to find CDs that are rated to 99 minutes.

I am wondering where any of you buy, if you have, your 99min CDs?
Also, have any of you burned past the 90 min mark, if so what is the rate of failer?
 

XprincoX

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well basically all you need to do is change the setting in nero to overburn under "expert features" and set the max burn length to 99min... then can just use good ol 700mb cdrs and overburn. :D
 
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PigGuy

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Thats not true, 80min CDs will max around 83-85 minutes. The 99min CDs are what I'm looking for, sometimes the 99min CDs are labeled as 80min, but I'm not sure what brand will go to 99 minutes.
 

Cowboy X

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I haven't done much overburning since the days before official 80 cdrs .................. but back then I had a cool program which would tell u how far a given disk would go. If I remember the name or find it I'll post ............ I'm not sure if current burning software will give that info ............ do they ?

I know they allow overburning but I'm not sure if they would tell u if a given disk can do it and how far ............ at leats they're cheap :) .
 

Cowboy X

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Actually you all should go to http://www.cdmediaworld.com for answers to almost all such questions and all the utilities u could want ................ I should have posted this first , but i forgot about it :( .

Here's a quote " A few CD-Writer software packages warn you that it is possible to damage your CD-Writer when trying to oversize a CD-R. At the moment there is totally no evidence supporting this warning. They just put it in their software just in case it happens and they then can say that you have been warned! "

This is a sort of faq on overburning http://www.cdmediaworld.com/hardware/cdrom/cd_oversize.shtml very good reading .
 
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PigGuy

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I need to know where I can buy some good 99 min CDs. I cant find anything other than the disk4you ones. I am guessing the 99 min CDs are labeled as 80 min, but what CDs can to to the max?
 
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PigGuy

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The only 99 min cds I have found are from disc4you. The ones labeled as 80 min, I saw on a site that tested them to 99 min. But I cant find those either.