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Re: A CD Life

If you've got £12,000 lying around, you could get a laser turntable.  Basically a clever CD player for records. Supposedly sounds amazing (should do for that money!) and no damage to the vinyl, no matter how much you play it.


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Re: A CD Life
bretty:

If you've got £12,000 lying around, you could get a laser turntable.  Basically a clever CD player for records. Supposedly sounds amazing (should do for that money!) and no damage to the vinyl, no matter how much you play it.



Does the laser burn the dust off as well to prevent the inevitable degradation that cleaning causes... Wink
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Re: A CD Life
bretty:

If you've got £12,000 lying around, you could get a laser turntable.  Basically a clever CD player for records. Supposedly sounds amazing (should do for that money!) and no damage to the vinyl, no matter how much you play it.




Brilliant Smile I like the player, if only they could make a budget version!

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Out of interest whats the best way to store CD's? Does it really matter? I mean is a conventional CD tower with back and sides sufficient or do they last longer in dark storage? in a freezer or something?! 


Also further up the thread it says that some old CD's manufactured in the 80's and 90's are starting to deteriorate. Is this just because of the manufacturing process back then or is this process inevitable even for modern CD's?

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Re: A CD Life
Blackdawn:

Out of interest whats the best way to store CD's? Does it really matter? I mean is a conventional CD tower with back and sides sufficient or do they last longer in dark storage? in a freezer or something?! 


Also further up the thread it says that some old CD's manufactured in the 80's and 90's are starting to deteriorate. Is this just because of the manufacturing process back then or is this process inevitable even for modern CD's?



Oh, how cool would that be, literally, to have a CD fridge! Cool  Cryogenically stored CDs, complete with dry ice effects, touch-pad access, and psssssssh-tck drawers for when you want to impress visitors. Smile

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Re: A CD Life
bretty:

If you've got £12,000 lying around, you could get a laser turntable.  Basically a clever CD player for records. Supposedly sounds amazing (should do for that money!) and no damage to the vinyl, no matter how much you play it.




How about this


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRhAa4qaJPk


Just love the sound qualityBig Smile

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