[ProAudio] 90 Min CRR?

Tim Požár pozar at lns.com
Sat May 2 12:03:15 EDT 2020

Music companies stopped doing this years ago in distributed to outlets 
like radio stations.  They just point stations to either a depot that 
they can get cuts or they email the MP3 file to the station.


On 5/2/20 8:17 AM, Richard L. Hess via ProAudio wrote:
> Hi, Jim,
> I have just about stopped making CDs. I'm delivering everything 
> electronically, mostly via Dropbox.
> Just a quick note that back in the day I was doing that, I did stock 80 
> minute blanks, but I did find the last batch a bit shy of 80:00, I don't 
> know if 79:50 would work, but I suspect that Mark Whitehouse's number is 
> close to what I ended up doing.
> But, more pertinent to your current issue, I stocked single-width two-CD 
> jewel cases because I had LOTS of projects that wouldn't even fit on an 
> 80-minute disc. The good news for us is I got to charge for two CDs 
> worth of "CD Prep!"
> I don't miss doing CDs.
> Cheers,
> Richard
> On 2020-05-02 3:31 a.m., Jim Brown via ProAudio wrote:
>> I haven't mastered a CD for at least 15 years, and I've got an 
>> informal project (a 1956 Kenton concert in Berlin) that runs just 
>> short of 90 minutes. When I was last mastering actively (informally 
>> for jazz collectors) I used CDRWin and 80 min blanks from a vendor I 
>> trusted.
>> Suggestions for my current project? Old vendor is probably long gone. 
>> And are the 90 min burns likely to be playable on consumer players?

More information about the ProAudio mailing list