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MiniDisc Brands?
« on: April 03, 2003, 04:02:49 PM »
I've seen a few other people on here who use MD and I wa curious what brand you all liked.  I tried Memorex once and seemd to have a lot of skips.  Switched to the Sony golds and haven't even had a hiccup.

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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2003, 10:00:35 AM »
i like the sony golds
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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2003, 02:00:30 PM »
Sony gold are great, as are the TDK gold.
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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2003, 02:05:06 PM »
Sony 80 min golds all the way! Those Memorex pieces of shit are real pieces of shit.

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« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2003, 02:01:39 PM »
ftr - 80 min discs won't work in my MS722's, so I only use 74.

I"ve used:

Maxell both normal and color
Memorex both normal and color
hispace
sony gold, color, and normal
jvc color
phillips color
tdk gold ice normal
etc

shit, a lot of others, quite frankly i think i've tried everything out there and i'm fully partial to the sony colors. they're the only disc aside from the TDK ice that have never defaulted on me once and as well they are cheaper than the ice.

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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2003, 06:33:44 PM »
I used to run minidisc and i would do live recordings in a set up studio environment and the memorex would skip like hell.  It was horrible.  

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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2003, 08:12:32 PM »
I have never had a problem with the memorex 80 min white cd's, acutally like them a lot. Now Maxcel, there is some real dodo.

I also like Fuji, Kodak, Verbatim, Sony
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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2003, 08:12:55 PM »
hehe, yes, we are talking about mini-disc brands, not cdr's like i just listed
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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2003, 10:09:42 PM »
this is such a wierd subject to me...

I use the "anti-skip".."anti-shock" Sony mds and got skips. I used the Memorex 80 min clear...no problems.

The ONLY time it seems I had problems:

1.excessive movement of md unit
2. re-use of a minidisc

call me crazy...that's my experiences though. not opinion.

here's my opinion...mds seem to be just like cdrs in a sense...the really cheap ones (I have heard) cause problems...for the most part...the regular name brand ones are good to go.


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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2003, 11:38:20 PM »
sony only man.. nothin better as far as MD goes to me.. golds or colors, i gerally use colors.
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Re:MiniDisc Brands?
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2003, 02:51:30 PM »
I use the sony colors
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« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2003, 09:44:05 PM »
cheapest place to buy MD media?

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« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2003, 12:38:04 PM »
Probably Best Buy.  They usually have the Memorex cheapies for $20 for 10 and 5 packs of the Sony golds for $13.  When I was still using my MD I bought 5 packs of HHB minidiscs from Cascade Media for $10 per 5 pack but since Cascade is here in town I didn't have to pay for shipping.
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« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2003, 07:28:19 PM »
so MD media is about 2$ each? wow, more exp than dds tapes per min. how long with MD last constantly erasing them and rerecording on them? are they like floppy, or tape or more like cdrw or more like hdd material?

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« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2003, 01:42:26 PM »
Supposedly you can record and erase over 1million times.  Although I doubt anyone has tested this.
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