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  Compact disc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A user-recordable CD for data storage, CD-R, was introduced in the early 1990s, and it became the de facto standard for exchange and archiving of computer data and music.
The information on a standard CD is encoded as a spiral track of pits moulded into the top of the polycarbonate layer (The areas between pits are known as lands).
The difference in height between pits and lands is a sixth of the wavelength of the laser light, leading to a third-wavelength phase difference between the light reflected from a pit and from its surrounding land.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Compact_disc   (3559 words)

 CD Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The introduction of recordable versions of the CD and the reduction in price of both hardware and recordable media have encouraged consumers to make copies of both CDs and CD-ROMs, not just for their own use but as an alternative to purchasing the legitimate product.
CD Audio is the original CD format on which all other formats are based.
CD Audio discs may also use CD-Graphics or CD-Text, while CD-Extra adds computer data to the audio.
www.disctronics.co.uk /technology/cdbasics/cd_intro.htm   (393 words)

 Audio Compact Disk - An Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The CD disk is a 120 mm diameter disk of polycarbonate.
The width of a CD pit is approximately the wavelength of green light.
The laser used for the CD player is typically an AlGaAs laser diode with a wavelength in air of 780 nm.
www.ee.washington.edu /conselec/CE/kuhn/cdaudio/95x6.htm   (1553 words)

 MS-DOS cd command help
CD (Change Directory) is a command used to switch directories in MS-DOS.
The CD command is an internal command and is available in the below Microsoft Operating Systems.
Windows 95 and Windows 98 added a new feature in the CD command which allows you to go back more then one directory when using the periods.
www.computerhope.com /cdhlp.htm   (157 words)

 PowerLabs High Speed Exploding CDs!
When CDs came out they were heralded as the solution for the need for high storage-high speed information devices, transferring data at a whopping 150kb/s, but like all technologies, 1x CD players quickly became obsolete as the need for higher and higher transfer rates pushed for faster players, and, with them, higher rotational speeds.
Before an experiment could be devised where a CD would be rotated to complete failure, a proper motor had to be obtained that would be capable of achieving those high rotational velocities with the load presented by a CD.
Although a CD is very light and aerodynamic, when it starts to spin at a couple tens of thousandths of rotations per minute the drag created by air around its surface can be sufficient to slow the motor down considerably.
www.powerlabs.org /cdexplode.htm   (1028 words)

 CD's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is a wonderful aid for students who want to explore music on their own, but find themselves a little uncertain about how a piece is supposed to sound, whether they have the rhythms right or not, and just need someone to play it for them.
Published by CD Sheet Music, two more volumes of orchestral parts will be available later this year in addition to their current chamber music CD-ROMs.
Cellists trying to develop their sense of pitch and intonation may benefit from The Tuning C.D. When you play an out-of-tune note against the true pitch, you can hear a "beat" in the sound of the note your cello is producing.
www.cellos2go.com /cd.htm   (1304 words)

 compact disc - a Whatis.com definition - see also: CD, compact disk
A compact disc [sometimes spelled disk] (CD) is a small, portable, round medium made of molded polymer (close in size to the floppy disk) for electronically recording, storing, and playing back audio, video, text, and other information in digital form.
At home, CDs have tended to replace the tape cartridge although the latter is still widely used in cars and portable playback devices.
CDs will probably continue to be popular for music recording and playback.
searchstorage.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid5_gci507072,00.html   (200 words)

 Parker on St. Croix
Some CD players and CD-ROM drives will read discs recorded on cyanine media more readily and reliably than they will read discs recorded on phthalocyanine media.
In CD-Recordable, the pits are replaced by optical marks that, when read by a CD player or CD-ROM drive, appear similar to the pits in molded Cds.
CD recordable technology is a complex and convoluted subject.
www.cd-info.com /CDIC/History/Commentary/Parker/stcroix.html   (1509 words)

 ABCs to a Clean Audio CD Burn
My hope is others will share their successes and failures so that all Alamo PC folks, and all computer users will benefit from the free flow of knowledge.
Clean the original music CD of dust and finger prints using a hub out rather than circular wipe before inserting it in the burner.
It has little to do with the burners capability, it has everything to do with the capability of your complete rig and the quality of the finished CD that you are satisfied with.
www.dartpro.com /press/ABCstoCleanCD.asp   (1000 words)

 CD Mate is CD burning software with a real-time MP3 converter and it supports 11 methods of copy protection.
CD Mate is CD burning software with a real-time MP3 converter and it supports 11 methods of copy protection.
Some happy users: "For cd recording and copying CD mate is one of those software programs that makes you glad you bought it, it's so just easy to make any cd."
"CD recording software is my life ever since I got my first CDR drive I have searched high and low for the cd recording software that can help and thank god I have found it finally.
www.cd-mate.com   (213 words)

 HP SureStore 4020i FAQ
The CD did not finish, and I was left with a half written CD, and an underrun error.
According to the Easy CD error list, available at http://surf.adaptec.com/easycd/ecd95err.html, this error means that the maximum amount of data that can be put on the CD has been exceeded.
CD writing is a real-time process which must run constantly at the selected recording speed, without interruptions.
www.cd-info.com /CDIC/Technology/CD-R/HP-FAQ.html   (9391 words)

 The PC Technology Guide
Normal music CDs and CD-ROMs are made from pre-pressed discs and encased in plastic.
The actual data is stored through pits, or tiny indentations, on the silver surface of the internal disc.
Consequently, the writable and rewritable CD formats were given a new lease of life.
www.pctechguide.com /09cdr-rw.htm   (339 words)

 Dusty Groove America - Brazil CD (A-L)
But the group also have a voice that's all their own too -- forged by the specific political concerns of their lyrics, and the urgency in their music, even in later years, at a time when it had died out on so many other scenes.
This is the first-ever album by Azimuth (known to most folks as Azymuth from later records), and it's a monster batch of grooves that mixes electronics and funk, plus lots of touches of Brazilian percussion.
The package then follows up with 3 separate CDs -- reissues of the albums Luz E Esplendor, Ary Amoroso, and Todo O Sentimento -- all later live recordings, done with the same command of power and stagecraft as the earlier session.
www.dustygroove.com /brazilcd.htm   (9393 words)

 cd Change Directory
CD \ To display the current directory in the specified drive.
CD Moving down the folder tree with a full path reference to the ROOT folder...
CD does not treat spaces as delimiters, so it is possible to CD into a subfolder name that contains a space without surrounding the name with quotes.
www.ss64.com /nt/cd.html   (302 words)

 CD-Recordable FAQ - section 3
To copy from CD to CD, the source drive needs to support digital audio extraction, which is rare among older drives but universal in current models.
CD time stamps are two digits (binary coded decimal, in case you were wondering), so exceeding 99 minutes isn't possible.
Also, your CD player may behave strangely when it walks off the end of the disc: one user said he had to open and close the player afterward to convince it that a disc was still loaded.
www.cdrfaq.org /faq03.html   (18914 words)

 CDRoller - Toolset for CD and DVD Data Recovery
I found out about CD Roller on a website with Mavica owner who had similar problems and was able to rescue all the photos...
This software performed a miracle on a CD of photos which has been 'dead' for over a year.
CD Roller helped me rescue 130 pictures that meant a great deal to me...it was worth every penny we spent.
www.cdroller.com   (1563 words)

 Home built CD changer contraption
Ideally, the motion of the cd tray would trip some sort of mechanism that would eject the CD from the tray and insert the next one.
I wrote a simple command line driven program that sequences the machine through picking a CD from the tray and dropping it in the middle, and piking up a CD from the stack on the left, and dropping it in the tray.
Obviously, the cd recording has to be done from command line, so that it is possible to run it in batch mode from shell scripts.
www.sentex.net /~mwandel/tech/changer.html   (1564 words)

 CD Duplication, DVD Duplication, CD Duplication, dvd duplication - Digitally CD Duplication!
No one makes CD and DVD manufacturing easier (or does it faster) than we do.
CD replication, short-run duplication, complete printing and packaging, promotional printing services, sturdy duplicators and printers, and affordable blank CD-R's and DVD-R's - you name it, we've got it, in-house.
We also have the option of express orders for business and mini cd duplication to accommodate those last minute projects.
www.digitallycd.com   (283 words)

 KNOPPIX - Live Linux Filesystem On CD
KNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD or DVD, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.
KNOPPIX can be used as a productive Linux system for the desktop, educational CD, rescue system, or adapted and used as a platform for commercial software product demos.
After quite a long debugging pause (thanks to Junjiro Okajima for finding and reporting the bug in unionfs we have been hunting for quite a while now), an update for Knoppix as well as the CD "light" edition, is now available on most KNOPPIX Mirrors.
www.knopper.net /knoppix/index-en.html   (296 words)

 Howstuffworks "How CD Burners Work"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Today, writable CD drives (CD burners) are standard equipment in new PCs, and more and more audio enthusiasts are adding separate CD burners to their stereo systems.
In less than five years, CDs have eclipsed cassette tapes as the mix medium of choice.
We'll also look at CD re-writable technology, see how the data files are put together and find out how you can make your own music mixes with a CD burner.
www.howstuffworks.com /cd-burner.htm   (195 words)

 Wired 12.11: Sample the Future
The Wired CD It is, in a sense, a concept album.
The songs on this CD use one of two Creative Commons licenses.The Noncommercial Sampling Plus license permits noncommercial file-sharing and noncommercial sampling.
The other 13 artists on the CD went a step further and released their songs under the more expansive Sampling Plus license.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/12.11/sample.html   (1105 words)

 Media Sciences; DVD, CD, and Diskette Quality
Conduct CD TESTING to verify that your discs will be readable in all drives.
CD TESTING of all important physical and optical quality requirements must be conducted to verify that discs will be readable in all drives.
CD TESTING is available from Media Sciences that can aid in troubleshooting field failures or in evaluating vendors.
www.mscience.com   (822 words)

 CD Baby: a little CD store with the best new independent music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
They have proven that no matter how great the old R&B masters might have been, there's always room for one more, always room in the heart and head for more of this classic style.
Now released on CD, this the 1973 jazz/funk orchestra classic is the perfect medicine for 21st century fatigue.
All around, he is a singer/songwriter to get acquainted with- for it's only a matter of time before his albums start showing up everywhere.
www.cdbaby.com   (326 words)

 CD Ripper Software Reviews and Downloads
Rips from several CD disks and burn them to one audio CD.
It is accomplished in ripping CD, converting WAV to MP3, converting MP3 to WAV, and so on.
CD, MP3 and WAV settings may be customized respectively.
www.share2.com /cdripper   (1183 words)

 jigdo (Jigsaw Download) - a download manager for CD/DVD images
Debian CD FAQ is not directly related to jigdo, but worth checking if you have questions regarding the images you downloaded using jigdo.
However, jigdo's approach is unique due to the way it identifies the small pieces that the large file consists of: For instance, if the file is a CD image, the individual files on the CD are contained somewhere within the image file.
It is possible to "upgrade" a CD image: If a new version of an image is released, jigdo-lite can download only the data that has changed, the remaining data is read from the outdated version.
atterer.net /jigdo   (1187 words)

 Debian GNU/Linux on CDs
Download a minimal bootable CD image (or a couple of floppy disk images).
The CD's README states that the CD is an unofficial beta.
The README is wrong, it is the official CD release.
www.us.debian.org /CD   (350 words)

 Virtual CD - Das Original
Also the Virtual CD Versions for terminal servers and file servers as well as the Network Management Server have been revised and profit from the continuous development of Virtual CD.
Virtual CD copies your CDs and DVDs to the hard drive of your PC or Server using highly efficient data compression techniques.
The virtual CDs are then run in virtual CD drives which are automatically set up in Windows and have all the functions and features of physical CD drives.
www.virtualcd-online.com   (324 words)

It also rips CDs, plays Internet Radio, MP3 CDs and DVD movies, automatically downloads CD info from the freedb online, and a lot more...
The home stereo faceplates are designed to look like real home hi-fi CD and DVD equipment, while the smaller car stereo faceplate is designed to look like a real unit that you would find in a car.
Full support is also provided for the freedb, which allows you to automatically download and submit Audio CD information (artist and album titles, song titles, liner notes, etc.) online.
www.cdrunner.com   (218 words)

 Interesting CD-Rs
MediaCloQ Copy Protected CD This isn't a CD recordable, but it is relevant.
This is the Charley Pride CD that was protected with SunnComm's MediaCloQ technology (see section (2-4-4) in the CD-Recordable FAQ).
Licensed copies of all music on this CD are available for downloading.
www.fadden.com /cdrpics   (419 words)

 Bulk CD R, wholesale CD, CD label, Jewel case, DVDR, Mini CD R, Business card CD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bulk CD R, wholesale CD, CD label, Jewel case, DVDR, Mini CD R, Business card CD Bulk CD 4 Sale, is part of one of the largest optical media companies online.
Our fast growing company CD 4 Sale / Digitally CD Duplication and close relationship with largest optical media companies in world has brought us one step closer to help you with your media needs.
Our parent company Digitally CD will provide you with best pricing on CD and DVD Duplication.
www.bulkcd4sale.com   (110 words)

 Howstuffworks "How CDs Work"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Compact discs are so easy and cheap to produce that America Online sends out millions of them every year to entice new users.
In this article, we will look at how CDs and CD drives work.
We will also look at the different forms CDs take, as well as what the future holds for this technology.
www.howstuffworks.com /cd.htm   (103 words)

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