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why do they smell so bad? WTF?

Postby SkaarjMaster on Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:38 pm

Just bought some new CD-Rs for general use and they smell really bad almost like opening up a paint can or something. I don't remember my old Taiyo Yuden CD-Rs smelling this bad. What gives? Is it really necessary? Any chance the smell will dissipate a lot if I leave them open in the house or will it just stink up the house? Thank you.
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Re: why do they smell so bad? WTF?

Postby Ian on Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:02 pm

That's probably the polycarbonate. The smell will go away... eventually.
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Re: why do they smell so bad? WTF?

Postby SkaarjMaster on Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:44 pm

Any ideas on dissipating the smell sooner without damaging the CD-Rs?
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Re: why do they smell so bad? WTF?

Postby Ian on Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:36 pm

I dunno. Just let em air out a bit?
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Re: why do they smell so bad? WTF?

Postby redk9258 on Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:30 pm

What kind are they. I'll make sure to stay away.
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Re: why do they smell so bad? WTF?

Postby SkaarjMaster on Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:32 pm

check the "..media for general use" thread for the details.:)
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