"...Yamaha, an established leader in the CD-Recordable market, announces 16X professional grade media to complement its new CRW2100 LightSpeed Series 16X/10X/40X CD-RW recorders and high-quality CD-R/RW recording media. The new media is ideal for any type of storage, from data to photos to music. Each disc is completely compatible with 1X through 16X recording speeds, has 100-percent compatibility with all leading brand CD recorders, and has an average expected data life of greater than 100 years.
The new media products include: the CDR74M1610, a 10-pack jewel-cased, 74-min., 650 MB, 16X-certified CD-R disc package; CDR74M1650, an economical 50-pack spindle, 74-min., 650 MB, 16X-certified CD-R package; and the CDR80M1610, a 10-pack jewel-cased, 80-min., 700 MB, 16X-certified CD-R package. All packages will be available in November 2000.
All discs feature an enhanced Metal Azo dye layer for maximum data reliability and longevity, an extra protective layer (to guard the reflective layer) and built-in UV light degradation protection. The scratch-resistant surface is suitable for both thermal and inkjet printing. Discs in the CDR74M1610 and CDR80M1610 packs are individually jewel-cased and shrink-wrapped in a full-color sleeve, while discs in the CDR74M1650 pack are packed on a stackable spindle wrapped with a full-color band..."