Originally posted by alexnoe
There is no reason to believe that they are made by plasmon.
I didn't say I had a reason for that.
As for Plasmon & CIBA, I prefer to rely on a much more reliable and professional source, like e.g. > AudioDev
We are professionals in quality control
If you go into a record store and buy your favourite music on CD or a good film on DVD, you expect both of them to play perfectly in your CD or DVD player at home. This is why AudioDev exists. We are a world-leading supplier of test equipment for optical media such as CD and DVD. This means that we are professionals in quality control. Our head office is situated in MalmÃ¶, Sweden, and we have subsidiaries in Los Angeles and Hong Kong as well as a service and support network of agents worldwide.
Since the start in 1987, AudioDev has successfully built up a complete range of products for the optical media market. The products test the quality of both discs and drives (the unit that reads the disc). Our product portfolio carries the brand name CATS and Go!.
The CATS-products have become the de facto industry standard for testing each format on the market. This has been achieved by ensuring very high measurement accuracy and quality. Go! is_a new brand, dedicated to process control. We also offer customized training sessions as well as independent test analyses through AudioDevâ€™s Test Centers, which can be found in Europe, Asia and USA.
AudioDevâ€™s clients are primarily manufacturers of optical media, but also include manufacturers of production equipment and optical drive units. Our client list includes Technicolor, Ritek Global Media, Microsoft, EMI, Samsung, Warner, Sonopress, Pioneer, Cinram, Panasonic, MBI, DAI Nippon Printing and CMC.