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Old 28-10-2002, 16:45
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Exclamation maxell = ritek??

i recently purchased some maxell 700mb 48x cdrs
the only reason i bought them is cuz i was satisfied with their cdrws that i bought and that after a mail-in rebate they were only 4 bucks for a 50 cd spindle

i ran cd-r identifier on them for curiosity and it stated Ritek Co.
and after reading an article on this site i believed they were garbage

i sent maxell this letter

-----Original Message-----
From: **** *****[mailto:**********************com]
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2002 5:50 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: Ritek CDS are labeled Maxell




Dear Maxell,
I recently purchased some Maxell Cd-rs (50PK Spindle 700/80Min 48x)
I ran CDRIdentifier on them just for curiosity and it told me they were
manufactured by Ritek
I tried this program on a vairety of other CD-Rs to see if the program had
a
bug
I tried a Verbatim it told me mitsubishi which i think owns verbatim

are these ritek manufactured cds as good as other ones
from what i hear they aren't very good

I'd appreciate if you would answer my question
-**** *****

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Maxell Customer,

Thank you for contacting Maxell.

Ritek is the stamper, that's why their name appears on the disc when running CD-R Identifier.
These discs are made to our specifications, using our materials and our quality standards.

Again, thank you for contacting Maxell Technical Support.
Susan S.
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Old 29-10-2002, 15:51
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i prefer garbage cds, but im different, i guess :P
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Old 09-11-2002, 04:08
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RiTEK have improved their media over the last three years or so. The CDRMediaWorld site is not up-to-date, and therefore the results should not be relied upon.

For more up-to-date reports on the quality of CD-Rs go to the CD-R/RW media forum at:

http://club.cdfreaks.com

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