Comparison of dye types

dye
azo
mabl
serl
iso10995

#1
  • AZO-Lack
  • Cyanine
  • Ptalo-Cyanine

What are advantages, disadvantages and shared properties of them?

  • Lifespan.
  • Light resistance.
  • Temperature/Humidity/air pressure resilience.
  • Physical robustity, crack and scratch resistance (especially from 0.1mm CD label side).
  • Compatibility.
  • Rotation speed resulience?.
  • Laser power requirement during read and burn.
  • Burning quality/speeds.
  • Comparison to MABL (BD), Gold ISO10995, M-Disc rock, SERL, coloured disc.
  • Price per disc piece.

#2

http://www.ant-audio.co.uk/Tape_Recording/Library/Reference_Guide_for_Optical_Media.pdf

http://www.ccssinc.net/index.php?main_page=cdr_dye_explained


#3

Forgot to mention BD-R HTL vs LTH.


#4

http://blog.digistor.com/not-all-blu-ray-discs-are-created-equal-but-does-bd-r-quality-matter/

http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/News/Details.aspx?NewsId=34515


#5

I know this article and my experience is different with a few types.

HTL RITEKBR2 looks not bad in the test but is together with RITEKBR3 the most awful optical media I´ve ever had.