i was moving into my new home yesterday i placed my entire collection of precious cds and software inside a rubber-maid box, the box itself has no ventilation.
i placed this entire box next to the air conditioner which oddly is anchored at wrist level on the wall, so anyways as i was busy unpacking other stuff, the air-co was blowing at the rubbermaid box at full power for an entire day, occasionally i would turn the air co off but would quickly turn it back within an hour as the country i lived in is very hot and humid, the room would turn into an inferno if the airco goes off for a while, and so this cycle of warm and cold continues until night, that’s when i actually wondered weather it’s ok for the rubbermaid box to be placed next to the air co like that, so i opened the box and to my horror it was like freezing cold in there!!! Then, i noticed my case-logic branded cd holder (non-plastic ones) as well as some of my other stuff in there… is all WET!!!
so now i have 2 things i’d like to know:
1: the constantly changing temperatures in my room, has it already wreck the “interior” of the disc?
2:when the rubbermaid box was cold as a freezer after being blown for 5 hours by the air co, then gets warm again for an hour before being blown icy cold again, with droplets of moist/water forming inside the box as well as a wet cd case…how badly is this going to affect my cds?
My cds are NOT burnt discs by the way.