From: Retired Moderator
I can easily give you that analogy. The CRWF-1 is an EXCELLENT audio recorder. I have not experienced any COASTER with writing an audio CD at 4X-44X.
I have found that with the "media" that I have, the best all around writing speed is simply 16X (this is of a personal nature) different medias, will produce different results.
I have found, that the difference in writing on a "certified" 48X disc media" at 16X versus 44X, there are approximately 12% more C2 errors at 44X vice 16X. However, it should be noted, that a normal CD player ignores these errors, all audio CD's are filled with errors, that a CD player (commercial) ignores.
I am afraid that we have become "overcome" with C1 C2 errors, while they are important with games/data, they are not necessarily important with audio cd's.
Some would say this is an "invalid" point, however you may look at it, the basic "cd player" does not care about these errors, and they are ignored, and the music is played flawlessly.
With the "Audio Master" writing of the CRW-F1, these errors are substantially reduced, and a high quality audio CD is produced. The CRW-F1 is capable of writing in audio master mode at both 4X and 8X.
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