I didn't realize I was getting responses. I just now changed setting to notify me with an instant email...
I really want to get another brand of head unit that can also play mp3s, but the cd changer will only work with other Blaupunkt head units. So, I want to try and milk this system for as long as possible. Since pressed cd's still work well, I think this is a good point.
Thanks for the heads up on K-mart. I'll definitely check them out. I'm a little reluctant to order online because of the hassle of returning if they still don't work.
I've tried different burners with similar results. One was a Lite-On 811 and I don't know the other one off top of my head. I do know that all burned cd's work fine on a computer.
Here's the latest: I found an old blank 650MB TDK cyanine disc in my closet that came with a burner I bought some 8 years ago. I burned a copy of my new cd and it works as good as the original!!! It worked about 98-99% perfectly which is good for now. I heard a couple small skips but none of the numerous annoying chirps that pervaded previous burns. I am almost positive the difference has all to do with the cyanine (blue-green) dye.
Is copying cd to cd-r as good as ripping with EAC then burning with Burrrrn?
I'll check out Kmart for those discs and give it a try.