Expected life of CDR

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#1

How long are burned CDRs expected to last, assuming that they are cared for and not scratched or otherwise damaged?

And how about unburned disks? Do they have a shelf life that expires?

Thanks.


#2

The answer is: from 1 to 100 years. Read the FAQ and that answer might make more sense.


#3

Quality media: Lots of years
Cheap media: Lots of days


#4

I guess that explains why an audio CD I copied onto CMC media about a year ago has already become unreadable. Jeez, I gotta go find some TY…