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1+ Year Old Media Results

Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:52 am

After seeing Dolph's results with his old review media, I was inspired dig up some of my older media (12-18 months old) and scan them. :) Over the past few weeks, I've been able to scan 39 older discs for which I have initial scans for.

Just a few notes:
  • All discs were originally burned in a BenQ DW1620 with B7P9, B7T9, B7U9 or B7V9 firmware.
  • All discs were originally scanned in the same BenQ DW1620 with the same firmware as they were burned with.
  • All discs were rescanned in the same drive with the same firmware as they were orignally scanned in.
  • Unfortunately, the discs were rescanned with a different CD Speed version (v4.51.1) than they were orginally scanned with simply because I have no way of knowing exactly which version of CD Speed I used initially :(
  • Discs were stored in cheapie DVD cases or a Case Logic CD/DVD wallet.
    edit: I updated each post to specifically state how each disc was stored :D
  • I don't have the *exact* dates of when these discs were burned, but my guesses should be accurate to within a month or so.
  • Unless stated otherwise, all discs are in good physical condition with minimal scratches/dust (I made sure to dust off every disc with canned air before rescanning).

I should also mention that the initial scans were not always performed under ideal circumstances, which is reflected by the not-so-straight reading line seen in many scans :P

The first pic will be the original scan, and the second pic will be the rescan.

Let me know if you have any questions or requests! :D

update: I assigned every disc a number for easier referencing :)
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:53 am

Disc # 001

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 12X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: mid February 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stamper serial: TG001133 0201
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
fuji_yuden000t02@12x.png
fuji_yuden000t02@12x.png (62.69 KiB) Viewed 3701 times
fuji_yuden000t02@12x[rescan_july04.06].png
fuji_yuden000t02@12x[rescan_july04.06].png (58.48 KiB) Viewed 3697 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:54 am

Disc # 002

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: late February 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stamper serial: TG001133 0201
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
fuji_yuden000t02@8x.png
fuji_yuden000t02@8x.png (62.46 KiB) Viewed 3692 times
fuji_yuden000t02@8x[rescan_july04.06].png
fuji_yuden000t02@8x[rescan_july04.06].png (54.95 KiB) Viewed 3687 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:55 am

Disc # 003

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 12X in BenQ DW1620 B7U9
Burned: late February 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stamper serial: TG001133 1602
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
fuji_yuden000t02@12x.png
fuji_yuden000t02@12x.png (26 KiB) Viewed 3678 times
fuji_yuden000t02@12x[rescan_july04.06].png
fuji_yuden000t02@12x[rescan_july04.06].png (59.88 KiB) Viewed 3684 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:56 am

Disc # 004

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 12X in BenQ DW1620 B7U9
Burned: late February 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stamper serial: TG001133 1602
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
fuji_yuden000t02@12x.png
fuji_yuden000t02@12x.png (27.46 KiB) Viewed 3677 times
fuji_yuden000t02@12x[rescan_july04.06].png
fuji_yuden000t02@12x[rescan_july04.06].png (63.61 KiB) Viewed 3676 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:58 am

Disc # 005

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 12X in BenQ DW1620 B7V9
Burned: late April 2005
Rescanned: July 13 2006
Stamper serial: TG001133
Stored in Case Logic wallet
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FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_27.png
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_27.png (49.17 KiB) Viewed 3669 times
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_27[rescan_july13.06].png
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_27[rescan_july13.06].png (57.98 KiB) Viewed 3673 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:59 am

Disc # 006

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 12X in BenQ DW1620 B7V9
Burned: early June 2005
Rescanned: July 18 2006
Stamper serial: TG001159 0604
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_31.png
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_31.png (50.09 KiB) Viewed 3695 times
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_31[rescan_july18.06].png
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@12x_31[rescan_july18.06].png (58.06 KiB) Viewed 3691 times
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Disc # 007

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7V9
Burned: early July 2005
Rescanned: July 18 2006
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@8X_20.png
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@8X_20.png (58.18 KiB) Viewed 3689 times
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@8X_20[rescan_july18.06].png
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@8X_20[rescan_july18.06].png (59 KiB) Viewed 3690 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:01 am

Disc # 008

Fujifilm DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: mid July 2005
Rescanned: July 18 2006
Stamper serial: TG001159 0604
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@8X_10.png
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@8X_10.png (49.57 KiB) Viewed 3682 times
FujiYUDENT02_PIscan@8X_10[rescan_july18.06].png
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:01 am

Disc # 009

Fujifilm DVD-R 8X (Made in Japan)
TYG02 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: early May 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stamper serial: GG000103 0501
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X.png
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X.png (58.67 KiB) Viewed 3676 times
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X[rescan_july04.06].png
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X[rescan_july04.06].png (59.11 KiB) Viewed 3679 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:02 am

Disc # 010

Fujifilm DVD-R 8X (Made in Japan)
TYG02 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7V9
Burned: early April 2005
Rescanned: July 05 2006
Stamper serial: GG000103 0501
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X_2.png
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X_2.png (50.73 KiB) Viewed 3678 times
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X_2[rescan_july05.06].png
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Disc # 011

Fujifilm DVD-R 8X (Made in Japan)
TYG02 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7V9
Burned: early May 2005
Rescanned: July 18 2006
Stamper serial: GG000103 0501
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X.png
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X.png (51.54 KiB) Viewed 3669 times
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X[rescan_july18.06].png
FujiTYG02_PIscan@8X[rescan_july18.06].png (58.78 KiB) Viewed 3671 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:04 am

Disc # 012

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: mid December 2004
Rescanned: July 17 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_4.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_4.png (62.91 KiB) Viewed 3676 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_4[rescan_july17.06].png
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Disc # 013

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: mid December 2004
Rescanned: July 17 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_5.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_5.png (63.48 KiB) Viewed 3674 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_5[rescan_july17.06].png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_5[rescan_july17.06].png (58.4 KiB) Viewed 3673 times
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Disc # 014

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7P9
Burned: December 2004
Rescanned: July 18 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_8.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_8.png (63.05 KiB) Viewed 3665 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_8[rescan_july18.06].png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_8[rescan_july18.06].png (58.37 KiB) Viewed 3657 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:06 am

Disc # 015

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7U9
Burned: mid January 2005
Rescanned: July 17 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_7.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_7.png (63.35 KiB) Viewed 3758 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_7[rescan_july17.06].png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_7[rescan_july17.06].png (57.99 KiB) Viewed 3771 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:07 am

Disc # 016

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: early February 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_2.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_2.png (62.11 KiB) Viewed 3658 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_2[rescan_july04.06].png
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Disc # 017

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: mid February 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_3.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_3.png (62.53 KiB) Viewed 3655 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_3[rescan_july04.06}.png
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:08 am

Disc # 018

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: mid February 2005
Rescanned: July 04 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_12.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_12.png (26.38 KiB) Viewed 3648 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_12[rescan_july04.06.png
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:09 am

Disc # 019

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7T9
Burned: mid February 2005
Rescanned: July 17 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X.png (62.68 KiB) Viewed 3658 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X[rescan_july17.06].png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X[rescan_july17.06].png (58.14 KiB) Viewed 3648 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:10 am

Disc # 020

Verbatim DVD-R 8X Silver Thermal Printable (made in Taiwan by Prodisc)
MCC02RG20 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7U9
Burned: early April 2005
Rescanned: July 17 2006
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_10.png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_10.png (47.15 KiB) Viewed 3650 times
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_10[rescan_july17.06].png
VerbatimMCC02RG20_PIscan@8X_10[rescan_july17.06].png (57.58 KiB) Viewed 3639 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:11 am

Disc # 021

unbranded Taiyo Yuden DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
YUDEN000T02 burned @ 16X in BenQ DW1620 B7U9
Burned: February 2005
Rescanned: July 17 2006
Stamper serial: TG001158 0305
Stored in poor quality DVD case
Attachments
blankmedia.caYUDENT02_PIscan@16x.png
blankmedia.caYUDENT02_PIscan@16x.png (32.28 KiB) Viewed 3646 times
blankmedia.caYUDENT02_PIscan@16x[rescan_july17.06].png
blankmedia.caYUDENT02_PIscan@16x[rescan_july17.06].png (58.14 KiB) Viewed 3630 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:13 am

Disc # 022

Maxell DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
MAXELL002 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7P9
Burned: mid April 2005
Rescanned: July 18 2006
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_3.png
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_3.png (47.35 KiB) Viewed 3634 times
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_3[rescan_july18.06].png
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_3[rescan_july18.06].png (61.37 KiB) Viewed 3622 times
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:14 am

Disc # 023

Maxell DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
MAXELL002 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7V9
Burned: mid April 2005
Rescanned: July 18 2006
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_11.png
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_11.png (47.55 KiB) Viewed 3634 times
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_11[rescan_july18.06].png
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Postby [buck] on Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:15 am

Disc # 024

Maxell DVD+R 8X (Made in Japan)
MAXELL002 burned @ 8X in BenQ DW1620 B7V9
Burned: late April 2005
Rescanned: July 13 2006
Stored in Case Logic wallet
Attachments
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_16.png
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_16.png (48.04 KiB) Viewed 3626 times
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_16[rescan_july13.06].png
MAXELL002_PIscan@8x_16[rescan_july13.06].png (62.26 KiB) Viewed 3615 times
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