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CD CATS SA3 printouts

CD-R MMORE test printout (quick test) CD-R Basf test printout (full test)

As you can see, only few results are clear without comments and only for those who are at least a little familiar with the CD-R recording technology.

Both discs were recorded on the Plextor 12/4/32 SCSI at 8X. The quick test differs from the full one in amount of information received. The quick test doesn't give a full idea on a disc since there are only 10 points to be measured, 60 seconds for each; they are evenly distributed over the disc and cover 13% of the its surface. Inaccuracy of results of both methods is quite small, and with the obtained information we can draw rather definite conclusion.

Red color marks the subtests the results of which should be paid closer attention to, i.e. they overstep the limits of the norms.

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