The original poster of this thread in the German Doom9 forums mentioned that he got some Verbatim Extra Protection CD-R (43351, 50 disc cakebox) which are actually RITEK R03 DVD+R.
I had a good laugh but haven’t seen any photos of these so it’s hard to believe
But with Ritek’s famous QC (and with other companies mixing DVD+R and DVD-R together), I believe everything is possible…
Verbatim’s Extra Protection CD-R is not made with their own Super Azo technology, but media from other disc manufacturers with their own technologies. The Extra Protection CD-R are made by CMC, Prodisc, Ritek, Daxon, Moser Baer India.
Verbatim’s Pearl White 8x DVD+R series (only sold in Europe), similar to the Extra Protection CD-R to some extent, were CMC MAG E01 or RITEK R03.
Most of Ritek’s CD-R production has been relocated to China while the DVD production is in Taiwan.
If they have a common packaging facility, it still doesn’t speak for their QC system, but could at least explain what happened.
I haven’t seen such a cakebox
Has anybody in here experienced stuff like that?