I have a old Alpine Car CD player from 1993. I love the player because it has a classic look and does not look like most of the light shows most companys make today. Anyway, I had a older PC with 2 Plextor SCSI 4x drives and I could play any CD in my car even if I used cheap media. Now I am using a P4 with XP Pro and Easy Creator 8 and the slowest it will burn is 8x and almost every CD does not play in my car. I even bought a pack of Archival Gold (300 year disc) made of real gold that 25 cost around $35. Now they will play most of the time but only the first 75% of the CD. I have a Sony DRU-800A DVD burner and a Hi-Val Ide 5224 both are 52X and will go down to 8X with Nero and Roxio 8.
Someone told me that I will have to find old 4x media in order to make the drives burn that slow. In the program’s drop down menu I see the lower speeds but once the drive reads a 52x CD the times change to 8x as the lowest.
Do I have to find an old 2x or 4x burner? I am sure they are so old that they would give me more problems and might not work. Or do they make any programs that burn at 1x, 2x, 4X no matter how high the media can burn?
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