Good question. If no visible damage of use or something it´s not a good sign. I don´t trust Benq much because my 1640s show sometimes very different results, the drives are very old, and the joke the drives sometimes shows POF at scanning but can read the disc flawless, but if other drives also show increasing PIF at the end I would make a backup if the data is important.
I have discs stored in jewel cases for almost a decade and I have not noticed such a problem. But because of lack of space I am now using cake boxes.
Is there a sticker label on the disc?
No, it’s an inkjet printable surface not touched by anything yet. Are stickers dangerous even for DVD discs? (not that I intend to use any, but on CDs it got directly in contact with protective lacquer, while there is 0,6 mm poly-carbonate on DVD media).
You ask a very good question. I don’t remember what the thread about that posted here not too long ago said about that. I wonder if inkjet-printable surfaces also deteriorate with time and affect the quality of the scan over time.
hey, a bit unrelated but was wondering if you knew if there was a way to use vinpower 1dup disc scanning firmware for BH16NS55 with firmwares 1.03 and above?
Did you mean the WH16NS58-FW?
I think I flashed my LG with 1.02 to 1.V1
yes sorry i ment that one, oh damn i think im out of luck, my version is 1.04 …
Oh, don´t knew a 1.04 exist. Can you take a photo from the lable of this drive (without serial)?
hey sorry i returned it, didn’t want a 120 AUD pile of junk laying around
If I’m correct ProdiscF01 is Fuji Oxonol dye.
To bad that Prodisc goes bankrupt because of Philips license fees
3A Media Red DVD+R 8x / Plasmon1 C01
red coloured recording surface
Made In Austria
Burned with Pioneer BDR-209EBK @4x
Budget DVD-R 8x / TYG02 (fake)
No stamper code
Hub code; IFPI BD11
Burned with Pioneer BDR-209EBK @6x (8x chosen)