By “Cake Box” are you refering to the “push down”, but twist to release cover on TY disc boxes as opposed to the “twist to lock or release” on the “others”
As for Maxell the last pack of Maxell Music CD-R’s I aquired
were NOT TY discs but appear to be either Ritek or CMC
(EAC identifies them as “unknown”)
Frankly I’ve recently purchased four packs of Sony Music CD-R’s
Two were TY with the “push down” cover the other’s in the twist-twist spindle cases are identified by EAC as “Sony Corp”, NOT T-Y
I’ve learned that on Sony Discs that if it doesn’t have the "push down"
cover AND the paper “top disc” in the package (like the ones at my local staples) I don’t want them, because they are not T-Y’s
The twist-twist packages of Sony-music OR Maxell-Music at Walmart are NOT T-Y discs
As for the non T-Y Sonys specifically I wound up tossing two out
of each package. The laser dye was not completely covering
the disc and there were gaps at the disc hub.
They write and read Ok, but seem to be more easily scratched than the “Real-Deal”
a dye gap at the outer edge could have been ignored
but ANY flaw at the ID of the disc is a fatal flaw.