Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 16:36:58 GMT
From: Saab Guy <>
Subject: Re: Using CD-ROMs in a 95's CD Stacker

On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 17:26:44 +0100 Pooh Bear <> wrote: > Keith Winchester wrote: > > > Hi, the manual for the 95 says that you should not use CD-ROMs in the CD > > stacker due to the danger of heat build up. I don't understand why this > > would occur but am not game to try it to see. Does anyone have any > > information or experience that might shed some light on this for me? > > Since there is no significant physical difference between a CD and CD-ROM I > can't remotely imagine why this is suggested. > > Graham > Graham, However, CDs have uncompressed music, therefore need less spinning and wear-and-tear, thus leading to less heat buildup. A CD-ROM with compressed Audio, Video, artwork and all sorts of other things takes much more of a beating, leading to more heat buildup. I bet the manual wasn't thinking about the content of the CDs leading to more/less heat buildup though, it can't be, it must be something more simple. SaabGuy

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