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Are theese FUJIFILM discs any good?

Postby Sa[v]aGe on Thu Aug 26, 2004 7:27 am

http://www.fuji-magnetics.com/en/produk ... ndex2_html

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Manufacturer: FUJI Photo Film Co., Ltd.
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Postby Han on Thu Aug 26, 2004 7:53 am

They're ok if they're made by Taiyo Yuden. Personally, I prefer these, made by Fuji Photo Film (made in Germany).
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Postby articulate on Thu Aug 26, 2004 8:40 am

. . . they're Ritek . . . :o
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Postby MediumRare on Thu Aug 26, 2004 9:48 am

articulate wrote:. . . they're Ritek . . . :o

The Fuji /Ritek's I've used were good- no complaints.

In Germany the cakeboxes are Ritek, the CD's in jewel cases are the Fuji-made ones that Han referred to.

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Made in Japan?

Postby NuGuy on Wed Sep 08, 2004 10:01 am

Well, I've asked a lot about the "best" CDs here in the past, but I find that I'm not a high-speed user, and so everything I've used has worked well for me. (I won't live long enough to make any archival judgements... :-? ) I decided, based on all the discusions here, that TYs would be the "easiest" to find and buy. So...

I read here somewhere long ago that Fuji discs made in Japan were TYs. So I was looking at different Fuji disc packages (100, 50, 30, 10 quantities). I saw on the container label that the 100 and 50 spindle packages were made in Taiwan. The 30s were made in Japan. (I forget what the 10 said....) A week or two later I'm in FYE music looking at recorded music CDs, and I see these Fuji CD-R Spindle Swirl Colors discs (30 pkg) on sale for $9.99 with a $10 rebate. Label said "Made in Japan". So I bought two packages. I already have a bunch of discs, so I haven't tried them yet.

Am I wrong about this (Fuji discs "Made in Japan" are really TYs)?
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Postby TheWizard on Wed Sep 08, 2004 8:50 pm

Fuji discs made in Japan are really TY.

Fuji discs made in Taiwan are either Prodisc or Ritek.

And for the record, I have no problems with Prodisc or Ritek. Ditto for TY. :wink:
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