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Ritek Says That CD-R's Prices Likely to Rise Again In March

Postby 50 cents on Wed Jan 22, 2003 3:04 pm

Why are the prices gonna rise?. are they going bankrupt.
Is this only this company or all companies?
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Postby jase on Wed Jan 22, 2003 3:23 pm

It'll be all companies. Supply and demand -- at one point there was so much excess supply that the markets became flooded with cheap product and the prices plummeted. This is now changing -- a few smaller companies have stopped or slowed production and more CDRs are being consumed, so demand is exceeding supply now and the companies can afford to ramp up the price.

Then some more smaller manufacturers will start popping up, offering discs for less and the cycle will start again. Give it six months....
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Postby Ian on Wed Jan 22, 2003 4:09 pm

Some companies have already switched a few of their factories from manufacturing CD's to DVD's.
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Postby cfitz on Wed Jan 22, 2003 4:14 pm

I guess maybe I should pick up that 100-pack of Fuji/TY discs for $8 at BestBuy after all. I was there yesterday, had them in my hands, then put them back, telling myself that I really had enough discs on hand for now and could get more later when they inevitably went on sale again.

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Postby 50 cents on Wed Jan 22, 2003 5:00 pm

Are TY cd's the best??. how do TY compare to

CMC Magnectics, Hitachi Maxwel, Princo, Prodisc.... and all those other brands i can't think of right now
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Postby Ian on Wed Jan 22, 2003 5:26 pm

The Hitachi Maxell's are usually on par with the TY's, but expensive. The TY's are better than the others, hands down.
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Postby 50 cents on Wed Jan 22, 2003 5:32 pm

Ian wrote:The Hitachi Maxell's are usually on par with the TY's, but expensive. The TY's are better than the others, hands down.


but what makes them better? (there both 80min 700mb)
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Postby Ian on Wed Jan 22, 2003 5:45 pm

Overall quality.. compatibility with writers..
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Postby 50 cents on Wed Jan 22, 2003 9:25 pm

Ian wrote:Overall quality.. compatibility with writers..


who cares about compatibility with writes. its compatible with my writer and yours. and since almost everything is a liteon.

what do you mean overall quality??.. they both last as long. 100+ years.
so wut it is do you mean tell me.
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Postby Gary Kokkin on Wed Jan 22, 2003 9:28 pm

Ian wrote:The Hitachi Maxell's are usually on par with the TY's, but expensive. The TY's are better than the others, hands down.



Unfortunately, recent Maxell's discs are made by Ritek (still in Taiwan ) .
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