Saturday, November 29, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony's New E-Paper FES Watch Appears Online
Amazon Releases Deals of the Year on Cyber Monday
Germany To Get Secure Phones By BlackBerry
Xbox And Playstation Black Friday Deals
Toshiba Launches ARM-Based Application Processors with Sound, Image Data-Mining and Security Functions
Pioneer To Release The BDR-XU03JM Portable Blu-ray Drive For Macs
Syrian Electronic Army targets CNBC, Telegraph, Independent, PCWorld
GoPro Camera Drones In The Works: report
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > Optical Storage > How to ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, August 26, 2004
How to resurrect a scratched DVD


YOU know that DVD you just threw out because the kids had scratched it to the point that it wasn't working?

You needn't have - it could have been repaired. Using technology developed by the US Air Force to polish deep scratches out of polycarbonate cockpits, Yarraville-based Azuradisc can do the same for your CDs, DVDs or game discs.

Each optical disc is 99 per cent polycarbonate, with all the data contained in the other 1 per cent. The laser in the player shoots through the polycarbonate, hits the information and is reflected straight back to the player.

When the reading (bottom) surface gets scratched, the laser is deflected, causing skips and freezes.

All players have error correction codes, but these work with only 10 per cent of missing data. Over that, and it just won't read the disc.

"We can repair anything up to gouges in the disc," says Azuradisc sales executive Michael Polizzi. "But not top-foil scratches. The top foil is much more vulnerable, so we sell scratch guards for it."

Restoration costs $6 a disc for one to 99 discs. You can also arrange to mail them in, using an $8 25-disc container.

From Herald Sun



Previous
Next
OEM prices for 16x DVD burners drop below US$80 for Taiwan makers        All News        Dual-core chips bring dual caches
OEM prices for 16x DVD burners drop below US$80 for Taiwan makers     Optical Storage News      Sony DVD burners hit sweet 16X!

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic To Close DVD-player Factory In Slovakia
Optical Disc Sales Down
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain
DVD CCA Ends Litigation with Kaleidescape
DVD Writer and Media Market Keeps Shrinking
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs
DVD6C Files Lawsuit Against CDI Media
DVD6C Terminates Patent License Agreement with Canadian Premium Disc
Deals, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Were a Hit With Shoppers Over Black Friday Weekend
CD, DVD Recordable Media Market Down

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .